Bold Turquoise

Sep 19 2015

7 for Saturday- #2

Happy Saturday, Everybody!  Today I am bringing you the second post in what I plan to make a weekly event- 7 for Saturday:: My 7 Favorite Things from Real Life and the Web Over the Last Week!  Let’s not waste any time and just jump right in!   1. This baby arrived!!!  Not sure what… Read more…

Apr 4 2015

March Homeschooling Around the Bold Household

Wait, what?  March is already over?  I guess because our lives have been more marked lately by major life events than homeschool days, it feels a little like I have been time-warped into the future!  Even though it does feel like a bit of a whirlwind, we did get some actual homeschooling done this last… Read more…

Feb 13 2014

February Week 2 Bold Mini-Challenge: Daily Kids Chores

My kids have chores… our shall we call them, responsibilities. We live on a small farm, so they pretty much have to. I need Roman's help with things like taking care of our chickens because The Bold Husband and I just can't do it all. (However, he does get to sell the surplus eggs and… Read more…

Aug 19 2013

My Students for 2013-2014

We had some fun on our first day of school, two weeks ago, posing in front of our chalk board wall! Check out my cute students and all their studly (and sweet) posing abilities!   Roman– musician, creator, inventor! You never know if he is going to pop out of his room with his latest… Read more…

Feb 25 2013

How to Stop a Tantrum With Essential Oils

As we paraded into the building to watch his brother's ending ceremony for this basketball season, his fit grew exponentially in intensity. Heads were turning and the weight of his outrage and disobedience weighed heavy on my shoulders. Just that morning his father and I had been reading about heartfelt discipline that goes beyond reaction… Read more…

Oct 6 2012

Realness Day 5- a week of real pictures!

Since it's Saturday, I thought I would keep it low key and just share some real pictures from our week. FYI- these pictures generally feature my dear Judah- he keeps things EXTREMELY real around these parts!   This is where much of my blogging happened this week- in bed next to my sleeping baby!  … Read more…

Aug 24 2012

The Fourth Week of Emmerson

  Hello Baby Girl! My oh my, this week was definitely your peak of fussiness! There were many days that you were nearly impossible to console! It seemed to us that you were possibly suffering from reflux because you would be calm and then sort of burp/spit up a little bit while drawing up your… Read more…

Aug 10 2012

The Second Week of Emmerson

Well, my dear, you are coming into your own and defining your own particular brand of fussiness, unique from both your brothers. It seems that you have all had your own fussy quirks and I think yours is a mix of a high suck-need, boredom and possible tummy upsets. You still mostly sleep (as will… Read more…