The NewBec

I'm not who I was.

Homeschoolification: Beach Vacation, Volume 2 (contributions by J)

Our beach trip landed during our third week of school. Because when Poppa’s doctor allows him a week off of chemo for a brief stint away from it all, you … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Sunrise: Beach Vacation, Volume 1

I think I’ll let it speak for itself.

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hashtag #Homeschool

The first week of hitting the books is in the books.  Of course this means that social media has been exploding with back-to-school pictures, and yes, I have been a chief … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yielding to More Than Enough-ness

I am prone to discontentment when I feel as though there is something more that I need.But when my needs are met and/ or exceeded, I have a difficult time … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brown Paper Runners, Jars Tied With String: These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Rough-cut wood tables and farm land to sit in Bright metal kettles to boil corn and shrimp in Brown paper runners, jars tied with string These are a few of … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

I’ll Be Doing What Frozen Things Do in Summer

I’m melting: yes of heat, but mostly of exhaustion. I’m a kick-the-kids-out-of-the-house-to-play, drink out of the water hose if you get thirsty kind of mom. But we are nearing that … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fixing My Face

Some of you already know all of this, and some of you don’t. It’s sure to be almost as enthralling as watching paint dry, so I won’t be offended if … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · 3 Comments

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