Will this heatwave never end? I wondered to myself. It was Saturday, August 14, and the previous day's high had reached a sweltering 91 degrees in Renton. I got up at 7:45 and was pleasantly surprised when I stepped outside to let the dogs out to do their business. The air was cool, almost chilly,... Continue Reading →
Yoga, My New Love
I discovered yoga during the pandemic when I was desperate for community -- and a year later, I love it even more. Exercising alone was boring In July 2020, Kendra, one of my YMCA teachers, invited me to a couple of outdoor exercise classes -- hip-hop dance and yoga. With the gyms closed due to... Continue Reading →
Homeschooling with Others Makes the Journey Fun!
Families new to homeschooling often worry that they will be isolated from other people during the day, and that their kids will not be "properly socialized." There are various ways to provide good education to your children, and many of them involve other people! One thing we tried a couple of times early on in... Continue Reading →