Little Known Ways for Raising Great Kids

The whole process of raising kids is big.  I still have many years to go and it’s just been a gigantic quest the whole time.  I have a 5 year old and a 17 year old and four more kids in between.   Guess I’d better keep my seat belt buckled cause I’m going to be…

Back to Homeschooling

Here are some of my most favorite ideas gathered from various moms on how to celebrate a new homeschooling year.  Try one out this week!  Use the rest this year or plan to use them when things get stale or save them up for next year. 1.  Bake (or buy) a “Back to Homeschool cake”. …

Chillaxin’

Wondering what to do this weekend?  Well, I’d have loved to have made it to church services this morning with my guys, but I am still recuperating from my c-section.  Instead, I’m looking through pics saved on my computer I’d almost forgotten about while sippin’ some hot joe. Looking at these pictures gave me some…

Reading: It’s good for you and good for your kiddos

If there is a such thing as a non-fiction book junkie, well, I’d be the poster girl!  Thankfully, there is Amazon.com with free shipping and libraries.  I wish I had several more hours in the day to read, but I read what I can with the little precious time I have.  I try to catch…

Ideas for spending one-on-one time with your family members

Here’s a subject near and dear to my heart:  spending time with the ones your love.  When it comes to spending individual time with each member of your family, I believe everyone can work it in.  I feel so strongly about and wrote about it in an article in Home School Enrichment magazine.  If you…