If I had a maid, a chauffeur, and private chef, homeschooling would be a piece of cake. Ok, maybe I exaggerate a little. We know that even the best laid lesson plans sometimes meet with reluctant learners. But what can break a homeschool mom at the knees are those regular household tasks. Molding young minds and […]
Over the month of June I’m delving into a series on honoring the men we know as fathers. It could be your husband, your dad, your brother, or some other man who acts as a father in the lives of the people you love. And I’m not covering the topic alone. Mandi, JessieLeigh, Amy, and […]
In case you were galivanting all weekend and missed my birthday, I forgive you. But, you missed a suh-weet time. My dad arrived on our doorstep at about 7:05 with a dozen donuts — with sprinkles. He took us all to lunch at Shakey’s pizza, a place that I often went for my birthday dinner […]
Summer is just around the corner. I know because this week we ended the school year and are looking at two months of summertime bliss. You know, lazy days, laughing children, yummy snacks, cool breezes after hours of sunshine, a few splashes in the pool, and, don’t forget yummy snacks. And while we would like […]
The Happy Housewife has rounded up a huge array of homeschool curriculum reviews. If you’re in the market for some new school books or are simply curious about what we crazy homeschoolers do, check out Happy’s Round-Up.
It’s hard to believe that three years ago this weekend, I was sitting in Panera with a good friend — and hit publish. I hoped that my little “project” would be successful, that I would grow as a writer and be able to encourage other moms in the trenches. I hope that I’ve succeeded. This […]
My friend Mandi has been such an amazing encouragement to me over the last year. I am so honored to know her and to get counsel from her from time to time. She’s one sharp cookie, that one. This week she launched an ebook, How to Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too. It’s about […]
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