Hit the Road with Great Listening

Hit the road with a supply of audio books to listen together as a family. It will be a fun way to spend your time as a “captive audience”. The following content is brought to you, in part, by Greathall Productions: Are you hitting the road this week? Before you head out of Dodge, I […]

Simplify Your School Daze

I’m over at Simple Homeschool sharing tips on how to simplify schooling at the holidays. From the post, I well remember my public school days near the holidays. They were chock full of rehearsals for the Christmas play, extended art sessions as we finished up crafts that would be gifts for our parents, and a […]

Animal Tales & a Giveaway from Greathall Productions (CLOSED)

Enter to win a copy of Animal Tales by Jim Weiss. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winners: paynere3@, simplyathome99@, sweepluv09@ Admittedly, I’m not an animal person. I’m a “look but don’t touch” kind of person when it comes to animals which explains why we don’t have pets. I’m thankful though that despite my […]

Tips for Taming the Backpack Clutter

If you’ve got kids going back and forth to school this year, chances are you’ve got a fair amount of “stuff” to manage, including the little bits and pieces that come home in the backpack. Troubleshoot your kids’ backpack clutter with these ideas provided by Life as MOM contributor, Jessie Leigh. photo source: Corsi Photo Oh, […]

Ebook Sale – Barlow Family Benefit

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the Barlow Family Benefit! Thanks to your help in getting the word out, we sold 5,619 ebook bundles and raised more than $26,000 for the Barlow family, not including direct donations! Thank you for the gift you’ve all given Jenny and her kids as they walk this […]

8 Quick, Nourishing Breakfasts for the Cool Days Ahead

The cooler temps of fall are starting to settle in. Make sure your kids start the day right. Try one of these quick, nourishing breakfast ideas provided by Life as MOM contributor, Jessie Leigh. One of the greatest challenges I think I face in sending my children off to public school each day is ensuring […]

Being Prepared for Emergencies When Your Children Are in School

September is Emergency Preparedness Month. Life as MOM contributor JessieLeigh offers some great suggestions for preparing for emergencies while your kids are in school. photo source Bomb threats. Inclement weather. Fire. Sudden illness. Unfortunately, some emergencies happen when your child is at school, away from you. Rather than get yourself in a panic about it, […]

Learning to Encourage

Recently I wrote a post at Simple Homeschool sharing some hard-earned lessons about encouragement, criticism, and motivation to change. Hop on over and chime in about your experience in motivating, correcting, and encouraging your kids.