Last January, we read Anne of Green Gables and then watched the 1985 version of the movie.  We all loved both the book and the movie, but Roxanne especially.  She has been quite enamored with Anne of Green Gables for the past year.   So for Christmas, Santa brought her a dress with puffed sleeves and...
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About Shelly

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I’m passionate about strengthening my relationship with Jesus Christ through personal growth, family history, teaching my children, and harnessing the power of early mornings.  Welcome to my little corner of the world. 

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Associate Learning With Sweetness

It’s the start of a new school year!  This morning we carried on our new tradition from last year that was inspired by a Hebrew tradition that I...
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2020-2021 Theme: Restored

We officially started our school year today.   Our homeschool feels more like a year round style since we definitely still do a lot of learning even during the...
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Homeschool / Life Planning : Being Intentional

One of my goals for this next school year is to be more organized and intentional with how we spend our time. I used to do most of...
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Notebooking: Digesting, Extracting Joy, and Collecting Gems

Notebooking provides a way for digesting what we are learning, collecting gems, and extracting joy.  My notebook is quickly becoming a priceless treasure to me.  And I hope...
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Embraced by Harmony

I have noticed over the past almost 2 years of implementing the Well-Educated Heart philosophy and lifestyle (layers at a time) that the moments when I am feeling...
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Lead by Example

One of my favorite parts about homeschooling is that I get to learn right along side my kids.  My love of learning has grown even deeper over the...
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The Arts for the Heart: Story

The whole world is full of unworked joy mines. Everywhere we go we find all sorts of happiness-producing material, if we only know how to extract it.” -Orison...
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The Arts for the Heart: Art

The whole world is full of unworked joy mines. Everywhere we go we find all sorts of happiness-producing material, if we only know how to extract it.” -Orison...
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The Arts for the Heart: Poetry

The whole world is full of unworked joy mines. Everywhere we go we find all sorts of happiness-producing material, if we only know how to extract it.” -Orison...
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