Theodore Roosevelt said "Comparison is the thief of joy." And he was right. This time of year with testing, the end of the school year, parties, awards ceremonies, and all the hoopla that signifies the ending of another season bring with it the nasty little bug of comparison. While a little … [Read More...]
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To cultivate a life of learning, of loving, of kindness, of wisdom, takes intention.
We must till the soil of minds and hearts.
We must carefully select seeds of courtesy, inquiry, loveliness, grace, beauty, perseverance.
We must water, fertilize, and shine light on those seeds to help them grow.
We encourage new growth by pruning, weeding, and keeping watch.
Hand in hand, let’s walk this glorious garden together.
At Everyday Graces you’ll find grace for the hard motherhood days, resources for making preschool and elementary studies delightful for your homeschool, and encouragement for special needs parenting. Helpful hints for homeschooling gifted and twice exceptional learners and STEAM resources for the whole family are here, too.
Your children were paired with you for a reason. You are an amazing parent, and on the glorious and the unbelievably difficult days, I’ll be here to remind you that you are doing an incredible job. Welcome to our community where, together, we cultivate homes filled with learning, love, and life!
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We love cooking together almost as much as eating together! Even with all our food allergies, we have plenty of wonderful things to eat. Today we are sharing our epic Valentine's Day Breakfast and our delightful Valentine's Day tea. And because we love all our dear readers, we are giving you a … [Read More...]
Why I Celebrate Everyday Graces You can listen to this post here:What does "everyday" mean to you?Is it laundry? A pile of dirty clothes? Dishes in the sink? Crumbs in the car? Yet another battle over math facts?Is it flowers on the table? Giggles past bedtime? Dinner going off without … [Read More...]