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No Mud, No Lotus – Caring for Cambodia

A few moments after sunrise, I walked through the Buddha Garden’s on my way to breakfast.  The post sunrise dew and elaborate detail of the Buddha faces consumed my every breath. Stillness. … Continue reading No Mud, No Lotus – Caring for Cambodia

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If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. ― Vincent van Gogh

We leave to Cambodia in exactly 48 hours. We have learned lots of Khmer. We have learned the topography of Cambodia and begun a diorama of some of its indigenous … Continue reading If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. ― Vincent van Gogh

Sa Ta what? Chanting with your children- creepy… or amazing?

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a Children’s Yoga certification course. It was revealing, deep, uncomfortable and meaningful. My expectation was to learn a few Yoga sequences that I … Continue reading Sa Ta what? Chanting with your children- creepy… or amazing?

Ciao baby! Foreign Language Fun

J and B are currently studying Spanish, Italian and we are about to roll into Mandarin. Rosetta Stone has a homeschooling package which is pretty amazing. I love Rosetta Stone … Continue reading Ciao baby! Foreign Language Fun

The secret to a 6 and 8 year old’s love of mathematics!

Khan Academy may be one of the absolute best programs for supplemental schooling or home schooling. It is more user-friendly then any other program we have used, it has more … Continue reading The secret to a 6 and 8 year old’s love of mathematics!

Practical Life- Waking up without a trace

Waking up to “without a trace”- Practical Life- J and B were both Montessori babes from age 3 through Kindergarten. One thing that is really nice about Montessori is that … Continue reading Practical Life- Waking up without a trace

how un-schooling and Cousteau gave J the freedom to cry…

I read recently in an “unschooling” movement blog that it is completely normal and healthy for children to go through something similar to withdrawals, when they have not been in school … Continue reading how un-schooling and Cousteau gave J the freedom to cry…

Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment- A Grand Cayman must!

The last two weeks have been a merge of absolute bliss, sprinkled with a bit of much-needed rigidity to get us back into our evening and morning flow 🙂 J and … Continue reading Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment- A Grand Cayman must!