What I Learned from Adopting Teenagers

I wanted to publish a post like this on Monday (Airplane Day...

A Classical, Non-Leveled Spelling Curriculum

We started our classical education journey at a small, local, private school....

Foto Flashback Friday

Mia’s 9th Birthday. 2014.

Foto Flashback Friday

The garden has sadly gotten little attention since we opened Cafe Tesfa....

What I Learned from Adopting Teenagers

I wanted to publish a post like this on Monday (Airplane Day for John and Kayla), but I was had been waiting all night in the ER for psych bed for one of the other kids. That’s a story for another post, but you can keep...

Foto Flashback Friday

Mia’s 9th Birthday. 2014.

Love Through the Eyes of an Adoptive Mom

  1 Corinthians 1If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. (MSG) “Creaking of a rusty gate” –annoying, abrasive, rubbed the wrong way. Never take your paradigm for granted. We have 3...

A Classical, Non-Leveled Spelling Curriculum

We started our classical education journey at a small, local, private school. When we started homeschooling, we joined a local Classical Conversations community, and now we’ll be starting a new classical community, using memory work from Claritas Classical Academy, improving on what we’ve learned over the...

Foto Flashback Friday

If I was more on top of life, I would have posted this closer to July 4th. Oh well. Last spring, we were welcoming a friend home from Ethiopia and decided to swing by the Lincoln Memorial. Grace has an obsession with Abe, so this...

Foto Flashback Friday

The garden has sadly gotten little attention since we opened Cafe Tesfa. The first summer the big kids were home (2013), we let them each plant one of our raised beds. Both big girls grew sweet potatoes (which if you’re going to eat a carb,...

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