We lived in our home for almost twenty years when we decided to move. Without our children’s help, it wouldn’t have gone as smoothly as it did. We transitioned from a 2,167 square foot home into a less than 400 sq ft fifth wheel. [Read more…] about Kids and Moving: How They Can Help!
In the past, I’ve found myself feeling mentally unorganized, if that makes sense?
I knew I needed to start somewhere but didn’t exactly know where. [Read more…] about Are You Feeling Mentally Unorganized?
Why do critics feel they need to give you their two cents worth when they meet you in public when you have a lot of children? If you haven’t noticed already, this is a vent post. Consider yourself warned… [Read more…] about Dealing with Critics
A couple of months ago, I discovered a way to be motivated all throughout the afternoon. [Read more…] about Motivational Afternoon Tips
Our world needs positive birth stories. With all the complications we see (c-sections, fetal distress, interventions, etc.) it can be hard for an expecting mother to believe a normal birth is possible. I decided to share Martina’s birth (baby #13) as an example of a ‘normal birth’. [Read more…] about Martina’s Birth Story
As mothers, we need to train our children to help out and not be afraid of a little work. This can be done but you must start when they are young. [Read more…] about Chores Your Children Can Do While Little
The standard education every child is expected to receive is the three R’s; Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. I approach this part of our homeschooling very simplistically, like all the other subjects my children are ‘taught’. [Read more…] about Our Homeschool Curriculum, Part Three
The beauty with homeschooling is that you, as the teacher and parent, get to choose what your children learn. In our family we put a huge focus on teaching our family life skills. We want them to succeed in life, no matter what their predominant talents are. But, how do we accomplish this? [Read more…] about Our Homeschooling Curriculum, Part Two