Category Archives: Homemaking

I am a product of my culture

I love when I read something that just, on a dime, gives me a whole new perspective on life.  As you know, I have just finished reading Michael Pollan’s Food Rules (which I highly recommend). Rule #66 just rocked my … Continue reading

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She’s baaaaaa-aaaackk…..

I’ve been trying to ignore it.  My body has grown stiff in the denial.  I’ve become snappish.  Cranky.  Prone to waking up angry.  As in before I’m even fully awake, the anger, not only awake but crackling with intensity. What … Continue reading

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Snow!

Sometimes life gives you just what you need, right when you need it!  We were all cooped up in the house this morning, shades firmly drawn.  I was plodding through the routine…..breakfast, vitamins, dress children, get a bill ready for … Continue reading

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We’re There. . .

      This is going to be a braggy post.  I’m feeling good, not Good Girl good, just REAL good!   So get ready!  I’ve had more vegetables in the past 6 days than I did for the entire … Continue reading

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Ode to Waldorf-Part 1

I originally meant to make this one post-my top 10 reasons I love Waldorf Home Education. But it’s getting quite lengthy so it will come in a few portions. . . I want to start with a little caveat. Because … Continue reading

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Love and Warmth

It’s been about 2 and 1/2 years since I began my walk down the Waldorf homeschool path. My children have never been to preschool or regular school. I am it. And I have learned so much! During these early years, from … Continue reading

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Keeping my eyes on the Horizon

Ever since this summer, I keep finding myself back at this place.  I wake up in the morning and realize “I just can’t do this anymore.”  It feels horrible in the moment.  But I think there is something bigger here. … Continue reading

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Good Girls Only Vacuum on Thursdays (Part Two)

A while ago I shared two beliefs I have about my home. 1.  I believe my home should be essentially spotless. 2.  I believe I should have a system for maintaining it. In Part One of this post, I said … Continue reading

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Who said?

Who decided that my kitchen being clean was more important that what was IN the kitchen? Cooking dinner a few nights ago, I pondered how it is that I picked up this belief that my kitchen should be clean.  Spotlessly … Continue reading

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Good Girls Only Vacuum on Thursdays (Part One)

One downside of being a Good Girl is that you are constantly doing things exactly when you DON’T FEEL like it.  Because of course, Good Girls choose what to do based on rules or what some expert said was best, … Continue reading

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