Airstream, Minimalism, Uncategorized

The Great Mold Purge

Know what's a drag?  Getting rid of nearly all your stuff... The last few weeks have been HARD. I'm sure this process is hard for everyone.  It feels especially difficult because we work SO hard to carefully select everything we purchase, we try to shop at small businesses whenever possible and we're very picky about… Continue reading The Great Mold Purge

Airstream, Autoimmune Disease, Debt Free, Health, Minimalism

I’m Doing Whatever It Takes To Be Well… Including Losing Almost Everything I Own

This past winter I was in the middle of another health low on what's been a couple years of a roller-coaster ride.  I feel well for a while and then I crash.  Sometimes those crashes are small and last a few hours, others last days or weeks. On this particular evening, I was journaling and… Continue reading I’m Doing Whatever It Takes To Be Well… Including Losing Almost Everything I Own

Homeschooling, Montessori

One Last School Night…

(I wrote this last night.  Some thoughts and reflections on the last two years of being a "school mom" with a chronic illness and of the start of our homeschool time)  We had Kindergarten graduation today.  The kids have one last day of school tomorrow.  Which means one last school night.  Maybe for a long… Continue reading One Last School Night…

Homeschooling, Zero Waste

We’re Almost Homeschoolers!

  In 10 school days, I will be a homeschool mom. I am equal parts excited and intimidated. The “plan” had always been to homeschool. However, when we moved to a new town, I got sick, and the store I was working at closed, my kid was lonely and sad. At work, he had all-day… Continue reading We’re Almost Homeschoolers!

AIP, Airstream, Autoimmune Disease, Health

Reducing My EMFs & Saying Goodbye to My Remaining Symptoms

Since 2009 when we started talking about trying to get pregnant, I have been vaguely aware of EMFs & the possible side effects related to them.  I didn’t keep my phone on my body while I was pregnant or use my belly to support my laptop.  I have always tried to keep my phone and… Continue reading Reducing My EMFs & Saying Goodbye to My Remaining Symptoms