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SouleMama
Coastal Maine
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I've been thinking back a lot, like many of us surely, to 2008. A much younger crew of three kiddos were in our family at the time of the election, at such impressionable and important ages. Heck, I was younger... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at SouleMama
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I've often worried aloud (only a little bit seriously) about what will become of me when the kids leave. Not only do I have no idea how to cook for just two people anymore, but truly the schedule and rhythm... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at SouleMama
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Sometimes, as the days fill up and I try to recollect the many things that happened in a particular day, or in this case - a long weekend, it all begins to blur and I can't quite remember just what... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at SouleMama
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"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at SouleMama
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Greetings from Handmade Parenting! Do you sometimes feel at a loss in your role as parent? That you aren't sure how to respond to some of your child's behavior? Do you grow impatient or angry more often than you'd like?... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2017 at SouleMama
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As anticipated and as we've talked about at least every couple of days for the past year, Annabel joined the Soule Family Skiers this year (five is the magic age in our house). That photo above is what Steve sent... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at SouleMama
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This is strongly encouraged for all 10th graders in Calvin's school - they exchange with other Waldorf/Steiner schools around the world. I'm not sure that we would have pursued it otherwise, but what a wonderful opportunity it is! ~amanda
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Ahem. That ship has sailed! ;) ~amanda
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Your 6th? How wonderful! What an opportunity for your family! ~amanda
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I would LOVE to come visit! Perhaps I shall come and pick Calvin up when it is time. ;) ~amanda
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We added another chair at the kitchen table this weekend, as we greeted our French exchange student. He'll be here with us for three months (and then Calvin will go back to France with him for three months). Having only... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Homestead Honey! My blog, Homestead Honey, is a space for inspiration, resources, and connection. I share and celebrate the joys and challenges of our off-grid homesteading, homeschooling life in hopes that others might be inspired to live their... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Mindful Clutter Clearing! The Mindful Clutter Clearing e-course is a 7-week journey to a more spacious, peaceful, and intentional home. Begin your new year on a positive note by clearing away the clutter from your home and life,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2017 at SouleMama
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I do so love the holiday crafting that happens in the last months of the year. It's exciting and fun, thinking about the person we're crafting for, and being caught up in the flurry and good energy of the elving... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at SouleMama
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Well, would you look at that! This Mama's first crochet, and corresponding wonky first granny squares! It just goes to show. You never know what wild and crazy surprises a new year has in store! Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at SouleMama
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January February March April May June July August September October November December I woke up this morning, the first Monday of a new year, ready to go - with a hefty to-do list backed by the rest of holiday time,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at SouleMama
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We greeted the beginnings of a storm last evening. It was a light snowfall, and beautiful, and so much fun to be outside in it as it began to come down. That quiet hush as the snow falls really is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at SouleMama
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There's (more) snow in the forecast for the next couple of days, and plenty of it. From the way this week is going, I'd say we'll be more than just fine stranded here at home. I see lots of games... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2016 at SouleMama
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I resisted the urge yesterday, but I'm not sure I can today. That tree is calling me and pleaded to be relieved of her duties, free from the burden of the many many ornaments, and delivered to the goat pasture... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2016 at SouleMama
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We, like you I'm guessing, are in the thick of it! We had a most magical Solstice day, full of all our family traditions - from the winter walk and bonfire and setting intentions for the coming year, to our... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at SouleMama
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I put the call out on Instagram a few days back, as I realized it was time to make cookies but we didn't have a gluten-free recipe we knew and loved yet. That's kind of the way it's been going... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at SouleMama
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We prepared for Solstice yesterday by making some lights in the form of beeswax luminaries (Rachel has a great tutorial here). Everyone joined in on the fun, even if it was just to blow up balloons and pop them. Ah,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at SouleMama
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Today, I'm putting the finishing touches on our Solstice gifts to one another, one of which being our tradition of a book bundle. As straight-forward as it sounds, a book bundle is just a collection of books I've gathered for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Whole Family Rhythms! Whole Family Rhythms are Seasonal Guides for Mamas (or carers) who have young children at home and who are yearning to slow down, create and connect with the rhythm of their days together. The Guides... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2016 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Blue Platypus Clothing! We are an independent manufacturer and retailer of fantastic made in USA products. We do all artwork in-house, and we work with small sewing, dyeing and printing shops in Los Angeles, California Everything we do... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2016 at SouleMama
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