Do Something Good… Every Day

Do Something Good… Every Day

Homeschooling was the educational route that always resonated with me for a number of reasons. But the opportunity and ability to educate the whole child every day was a huge one. �One way I ensure this happens is that I challenge my kids to do something good for each...
A Child’s Brain Development

A Child’s Brain Development

This visual from Beacon House is amazing and such a good reminder of the development of a young person’s brain. Let’s focus on the second part or the Limbic brain, responsible for attachment and emotional development. ⁣⁣When a child is going through a huge...
First I Must Love Myself – Love Notes and Reminders

First I Must Love Myself – Love Notes and Reminders

Boundaries are so important to your self care, and I know this because I used to put more weight in pleasing people than setting boundaries to take care of me.⁣⁣See, for a long time I used to push past my own “no” and allow myself to get bullied into doing things I...
Listen – love notes and reminders

Listen – love notes and reminders

Listen. One of the guideposts to living The PlayFULL Way. Listen to your inner wisdom. Listen to your children. Listen to your community. Listening doesn’t always mean doing what others tell you. It does mean slowing down longer enough to hear and process what they...
Maintaining a Homeschool Rhythm During a Pandemic

Maintaining a Homeschool Rhythm During a Pandemic

Building a schedule during uncertain times. How to create a rhythm that works for you and your family. This is the one we are using: we homeschool, self directed learning style so we go out a lot and that’s what used to build our schedule but otherwise we were fairly...
Caring is Cool

Caring is Cool

Caring is Cool. A local south philly artist posted these words around the neighborhood a while back. I love seeing reminders of love, kindness, and solidarity when out and about – especially with my littles. What a great reminder...