Weekly Image of Life ~ Boundless Joy

This week Joy woke me with a tingle and a smile. A stellar blogger, photographer, island traveler, husband, father, friend (not necessarily in that order) had ‘found’ me in this wide n’ wonderful cyber-world.  This Man’s Journey, told a spellbinding story of Thanksgiving and Joy Rekindled, and in a host of links to kindred-bloggers, there, […]

Attack of the Snow Monkeys

I walked unwittingly along, breathing in the brisk of day, feeling the sun strain to tingle my skin despite the chill.  We were strolling through the neighborhood en route to our brunch date.  As a LifeSchooling family, this is known as, Class Trip.  Lil Nate, 4, toted the Cars backpack, loaded to the hilt with […]

Music to Rock the Soul

Tonight we ROCKED OUT.  We do often actually.   It is our higher than high expression connection, our lift us outta the dumps n’ slumps fun injection, our soothe n’ smooth life’s moments to melody.  Sometimes the tunes are loud (not too loud, but just loud enough); sometimes they are sweet and spellbinding. Tonight it was […]

Brain Candy = Games

Let’s face it… we can SAY we play games for the kids, but don’t tell me when it comes b-day or Christmas pressie unwrapping time, that when you see a cool new, or fond fave, game emerge, you don’t get a tingle of joy yerself?!!  hee hee For homeschoolers, lifeschoolers, mentors, kiddies, seniors and every […]

Tapping Our JOY Shadow

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha I began the hunt for perfect Christmas gems today, and in scanning the shelves for books that ignite imagination I discovered a Pop-Up Facts book for kiddies.  The line that […]

Free Range Tips 4 The Paranoid Parent :)

Okay, so let me be fair, we are NOT paranoid, but rather fond of our little gaffers and not quite ready to let ’em fly solo in the midst of traffic and mayhem and what may come, and so we eeeeeease into Free Range Parenting with verve, and yet with a ‘healthy’ dose of caution. […]

Let Our Lil Gurus Wield Knives n’ Drive Cars?

“Children can only learn to take responsibility when given a chance to assess and mitigate risk for themselves.” Gever Tulley of the Tinkering School and Bright Works: An Extraordinary School makes the case for Dangerous Acts to ignite interest, spark understanding and fuel a child’s pure and passionate desire to learn. Our world has become […]

Egad My Kid’s A Guru

And Your’s is Too 🙂 “In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way. ” Michael Jackson We all have those moments when we are simply stunned by the logic and wisdom that slips from the […]

Kids Say the Koolest Things About Health

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. Mahatma Gandhi We know this.  We all WANT this.  But do we live it?  Dave Matthews’ fabulous new album, Away From the World, and the song “Gaucho” speaks to this desire we have to change the health, the state of the […]

Win a Book 4 Your Healthy Thoughts!

Hello Fabulously-Well LifeSchoolers, A huge part of this journey in mentoring the world comin’ on down the line, is to spark an understanding that wellness and healthy choices for bod, brain and being is essential for learning and life on all levels. I had a neat connect a few weeks back with Author and Wellness […]