We are six weeks into home schooling. During that time I have had surgery, 3wild3free-dad's work schedule has had him gone 10 hours daily, we brought home a little pup and I quit coffee (this last item being a huge deal for me since coffee has been a great love of mine for decades, alas… Continue reading Deadly Poppy Fields…and other anecdotes.
Yesterday was hard. This was our first full week of home school, and it was riddled with doctors appointments, surgery scheduling, new medications and an unexpected medical diagnosis - and that was just for me! Yesterday was Friday and I have scheduled our home learning to happen in bulk on Mondays through Thursdays with Fridays… Continue reading Rest Among the Sunflowers.
It is the end of August, home learning begins in one week and I have to admit, the last 4 or 5 nights have been disrupted by the whispers. The whispers that creep into my mind when I wake and cannot fall back to sleep at 3 am. The whispers that begin to remind me… Continue reading A Light Unto My Footsteps.
We have been learning from home for just more than a week now. The days go by so fast but one thing that I am loving is, I am not getting that wild post-school day struggle that would happen the moment they walked off of the bus. The fight to get homework done in the… Continue reading De-Schooling. Shaking Off All We Knew.
Our journey to find learning at home. Rewind ten years ago April when they placed this tiny, crying and most delicious thing I had ever seen into my arms and said “Congratulations, you are a mom.” I was forever changed, this little being that called me to the incredible life that is motherhood, he was… Continue reading Three Wild. Three Free.
I would like to take a moment and let you all know. In this wild and wonderful journey in the blog-o-sphere that and I have grown as much as I feel I can in this space. I am so thankful for all of my earnest readers over the years. I am honored that you took… Continue reading An Earnest Goodbye.
I recently had the privilege of sampling the NOLEO Baby Box (pictured above) on my littlest Earnest kiddo. Inside the Baby Box (which can be purchased one time or as a monthly subscription) includes one bag of NOLEO 150 Disposable Organic Cotton Pads,one 8 fluid ounce pump bottle of NOLEO Cleanser & Moisturizer and one… Continue reading NOLEO, An Earnest Review + Instagram Giveaway.
Today marks six weeks since the earnest kids' school announced a two week closure. Three days later our entire state was in total lock down and under stay at home orders. Three days later earnest dad was informed his home inspection business was non-essential and since we have gone without any income. Six weeks ago,… Continue reading It is Okay Not to Know How to Feel Right Now. We Are in This Together.
IMAGE COURTESY OF MOVIES.DISNEY.COM God bless Disney+, they released Frozen 2 this past Sunday - a whopping three months early just so we could have some extra entertainment during our quarantined situations. As I sat through the movie for the 14th time by Wednesday, I actually started listening to the lyrics that I had been… Continue reading Did Disney Give us Frozen 2 to Help Cope with COVID-19?! Maybe Not, But There Are Ways We Can Cope Together.
Yesterday, amid the constant update of my whole world changing so rapidly combined with COVID19 everything I was earnestly on overload. I could not help but give in to that annoying worry monster. We feel we are prepared, we have always tried to keep a stocked pantry and with a toilet paper subscription it is… Continue reading Earnest Mental Health Break + Rend Co Kids GIVEAWAY!