I was born and homeschooled in Texas. My parents began homeschooling back in the dark ages before the internet and when it was barely legal. My childhood was full of play forts, field trips and a bountiful feast of delightful literature. My days were full of space to read, play and create. I am grateful for a brave mama who went against the cultural norm to give me and my two brothers a different experience.
I met my husband at Texas A&M University where I earned a BA in English. We have been married 16 years and enjoy escaping Texas to roadtrip, camp and hike our way across the country with our five children in tow. We have spent weeks exploring the forests of New England, camping across Utah deserts, and hiking through the Smoky Mountains. The outdoors is our happy place.
We are seven years into homeschooling, and I couldn't imagine any other life. Our school style is very eclectic. We have found our community in a local classical co-op, but often spend our days pursuing whatever interests have captured our attention, such as chess, Pokemon, chain reactions, Harry Potter, whittling and of course all kinds of books. Morning time and Poetry Tea Time fill our days in some seasons; while checklists, math lessons and more formal academics take center stage in other seasons.
When I have a few rare, spare minutes I love hiking, reading, knitting, quilting and photography. I look forward to getting to know you and your child(ren) better as we dive into writing together!