The Week in Review


It was “book week” at our house this week. While I put the finishing touches on my second cookbook (details coming in a few months), my kids read books. I bought a handful of books we’d never read before so that the choices would be fresh. Who doesn’t love the novelty of a brand-new, never-been-read-by-anyone-else […]

Balancing School and Home

5 ways to manage home and homeschool

Life, as you can imagine, is pretty crazy around here. Six kids, homeschool, recipe testing, hockey games, housework…. there is no way I can do it all. I’m over at Simple Homeschool today sharing the tricks I use to managing school and home. I’m still a work in progress, but there are a few things […]

The Week in Review

dance walking

Oh the week has been a full one, body, soul, and spirit. If you’ve kept up on current events, you know there’s much sadness in the world. Thankfully, there’s also an amazing GOD and plenty of good people to do good work and to help. It’s sometimes hard to process it all. Two of the […]

Come See Me at the LA Times Festival of Books!


Sorry for the late-notice post. The week just flew by! I’ll be signing books tomorrow at the LA Times Festival of Books at USC. If you’re in the LA area and have time to swing by, the event is supposed to be an amazingly fun time. I’ve never been, but my friend Sharon and I […]

The Week in Review

cheesecake date

The weeks are flying by. I have a really big project with a due date of May 1st. The days are flying faster than I want them to. Please find the pause button for me. This week was filled with good things, though, even if it rushed by in a blur. My big girl and […]

Learning about Pregnancy and Birth

Baby at home

My baby daze are behind me. It’s a bittersweet time as I watch my “baby” run, walk, talk, and start to learn her letters. While I remember that it was hard to be pregnant (nine times) and have so many little ones at once (six), I am so thankful for the experience and for my […]

The Week in Review

kids on the wall

This week has just flown by! I don’t know what all we did, but there were clearly some high points: Two of the kids in the picture aren’t mine, but we got to borrow Sam and Jonah for a full day before they all moved to Australia! We’re going to miss them something terrible. We […]

Preschool Bundle of Books on Sale!, 5 eBooks for $7.40!

This week’s bundle includes a collection of ebooks packed full of activities for preschool and beyond, including a book written by my mother, Veronica Getskow, and co-edited by my sister and me! You’ll discover books to read together, educational activities around your home and strategies for making the most of every learning opportunity. This week only, […]