Trudging through day by day

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintEvery home school parent goes through this moment – the moment where you question your sanity and wondering why in the world you thought this was a good idea in the first place. I have had those moments several times over the past couple of months myself!  Sometimes I grumble through the mornings ( I […]

Home Schooling does not have to be expensive!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintOne of the biggest things parents run into when they decide to home school are finances. It can take a little juggling, and sometimes feeling like you might need to sell a kidney on the black market. BUT, if you do some searching and connect with other home school families, sometimes you can find […]

The Great Homeschooling Experiment Continues..

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintThere are days I wonder if I have the patience to continue what we are doing. This homeschool experiment that we decided to undertake has been HUGE. Patience is lacking, BUT the bigger picture does come into play. I don’t know if you remember the last blog I did, but I mentioned that I […]

Find Your Thrill On Blueberry Hill!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintJuly 14 is Blueberry Picking Day… So what better way to spend it than going to find your thrill on blueberry hill, as Fats Domino would say! My 3-year-old and I did just that… and found some of the sweetest, most ripe blueberries I’ve ever tasted!!! If you have the opportunity to stop in […]

Staying Healthy While Pregnant During The Holiday’s

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintSo I am almost 19 weeks pregnant now and I have to be honest, when I thought about being pregnant during the holiday season, the first thing I that came to mind was “oh man, I am going to gain way too much weight!” But, I have actually been doing really well! I have […]

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrint Kids love to be involved in holiday task and festivities. However, let’s be honest, the kitchen during Thanksgiving can be a super hectic place for little ones to try and participate. This doesn’t mean that they can be a part of Thanksgiving though. I found some fun and simple crafts for kids to […]

September Is Baby Safety Month-Tips For Keeping Your Little One Safe!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintWhen you look around a military base, how many pregnant women and small children do you see?  LOTS!! You always see lots of them.  When it was time to deliver my second child, I went into Labor & Delivery to check in and all their rooms were currently full.  It’s crazy how many children […]

Parent Pet Peeves…Aren’t They Splendid?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintMy Great-Grandma Taylor was a very strong woman.  The day after she gave birth to my Granny she went and pulled cotton in the field.  She put my Granny in a tote sack, or something they typically carried their babies in, and took her with her.  This is an amazing story of a woman trying to […]

She’s At That Age…

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintI was recently talking with some of my girlfriends and one of them brought up something her 18 month old was doing…trying to eat off other people’s plates.  It can be slightly amusing watching an 18 month old trying to ask for food from someone else because they are so darn cute at that […]