What is your tradition? Church with family, the Easter Bunny, Fish on Fridays, an Easter egg hunt? Do you have one? If not, it's time to make one or bring one back. It is not too late, traditions all start somewhere!
Traditions are the handing down of customs from one generation to the next.
I realized that, although it may take a little work, carrying out traditions is a wonderful gift to give your children. It's something they can remember their family by and share with their own family one day!
As a child, I grew up in a home in which Slovak tradition was introduced. It is now something that I will continue in my house, especially because it is unique and not every child gets to engage in such a fun opportunity! Yes, we still enjoy the typical American Easter fun, but we get more! Why not? It allows for so much positive wellness!
Our Easter will consist of painting Easter eggs, fasting, fish on Friday, late night mass on Saturday, feasting, and ev...
It's Winter.....I mean Spring break in Virginia! The snow is falling and the plows are out. Maybe in your area you are enjoying some sunny spring weather! Regardless of whether you are experience snow, hail or sunshine, this is the time of year to take a little breather.
Around this time of year, homeschool families tend to start thinking about testing, wrapping up any last minute planning or even researching plans for fall (I'm guilty!). This is exactly why it's time for a break. Before we jump in head over heels, let's step back and take a breather. It's not just good for us as homeschool parents, but it's good for our kids! It teaches them that taking a breather is just as much a part of the journey as everything else in our homeschool world!
Our breather does not need to be elaborate, but focused on something that brings more wellness into our lives. I am planning a "spring break" trip to the OBX with dear friends. The best part is that these friends appreciate a rel...