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About Me & This Blog

My name is Crystal Bowden, and I live in Georgia with my husband Michael, and our two children Haden (7) and Addison (3.5). We are secular homeschooling family, that could best be described as Eclectic in approach. I don’t prescribe too overwhelming to any one educational philosophy, but I appreciate certain aspects from most of them.

In late 2011, I retired from teaching childbirth education classes, after almost 4 years of working in the pregnancy/birth field. I have been spending my time focusing on my family, and working through my preconceived notions of who I think I should be as a person and a mother, and who I really am. What I have discovered is that I really just don’t know yet. I’m just trying to figure it all out, and be true to myself in  the process.

In the meantime, I work as WebMistress for the non-profit Georgia Birth Network, and on Leadership Team for our homeschool cooperative, which are part-time activities for me. My husband works from home, which is fortunate for us because his presence and contribution to our household helps keep me sane.

Renaissance Festival

I am a lover of many things. I love learning about new things. Reading raunchy romance novels… and sometimes just straight erotica. Dancing. Singing badly and loudly. Eating chocolate! Especially brownies. Mmmm.

I advocate for many things. Choice being at the top of my list. Really, I am a big supporter of people doing whatever the hell works for them.

I am a humanist, feminist, and a liberal.

All of these things may at some point come through in my blog, just so you know. This blog is my safe-haven, where I come to release my mind, and share my thoughts. It’s only purpose is to make me happy, and maybe entertain a few along the way. You’ll notice that I blog about my kids & homeschooling quite a bit. ; )

I named this blog, Explore. Dream. Discover. Inspiration that was sprung from this quote…

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain

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Meet the family…

 

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