Bethany

Helpful Pivots for the Homebound Weeks Ahead
I have spent the last few weeks checking in with friends and family alike to see how everyone is doing. Phone calls. Email. Facetime. Zoom. Marco Polo. Voxer. Etcetera. As one who is always looking
Tortilla Soup | Comfort in a Time of Isolation
When the nation was first moved into isolation last week with COVID-19 and the grocery stores emptied of basic staples, all I could think about was soup. Not really, but partly. It was overcast and
Homeschooling in Pictures | February 2020
an indoor hammock morning lists snuggly afternoon reading a playful self-portrait laundry day first cotillion and an award for Mr. Mannerly (aka “Mr. Manly”) paper revisions in the waiting room focused Algebra work Images by
Nurturing Wholeness | Aging with Grace
Wisdom comes with winters. ––Oscar Wilde I wonder if we are not too eager to erase or avoid the parts of our bodies that reveal we are human, whether stretch marks, surgery scars, or smile
Grain-Free Chocolate Cupcakes, Four Ways For Valentine’s Day
I’ve been making these cupcakes for years, and they are still my most requested treat to contribute to any event with friends. If you are looking for a Valentine’s Day treat made with whole foods
My 2020 Booklist
I realize that like plans of any sort booklists might give you hives. If that’s the case, you won’t hurt my feelings to move along, but I do wonder: how do you keep track of
Homeschooling in Pictures | January
A few years ago, I began this project as a snapshot of days at home, a birds-eye view of our month of learning without parameters or expectations or lengthy passages to accompany them. They are
FAQ | How Do You Keep Your Children On Track to Get Everything Done with Homeschooling?
Perhaps the most uncomfortable truth of homeschooling is this: there is no track. There are various guidelines or expectations provided by the state government, but other than that, the studies and choices in what to
The Best Brussel Sprouts
Kristen Douglass is a photgrapher, mother to three young children, and one of the best home chefs I know. Often inspired by a new ingredient or a favorite experience, Kristen loves to explore flavors and