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…

Why we are who we are

I sit here at my kitchen bar, parked at my laptop looking at all the “stuff” surrounding me. Thinking it might be neat to look at this post years from now and remember some good ole days, I’m just going to list what I’m seeing as I sit on my little perch. There are two…

Summer vs. Fall

What I love about summer: Watching the kids play all day outside Going to see my Mama in Montana Shorts and flip-flops Going to the beach-either the lake or ocean A calendar that isn’t booked What I love about fall: Watching the kids play soccer and football Cozy sweaters Falling in bed so tired that…