My Mother’s Answered Prayer

The other night while my husband and I were getting the boys ready for bed, my 5 year old asked me that heart wrenching question that most parents only think of on their darkest days… “Mommy, what will happen to me if you and daddy die?”  he asked. “Who will teach us?” “Would someone come […]

Win a Vitamix!

Spring is right around the corner and it’s already beginning to be gorgeous outside. A new season can be a time to start fresh, re-evaluate your dreams and goals, and get on the right track… again. It’s the perfect time to renew the vision of your health journey and get set for greatness. We want […]

The Ultimate Science, Arts, and Crafts Supplies Shopping List for Homeschoolers {Free Printable}

It never fails.  We sit down to do a simple science experiment, make something off Pinterest, or do arts & crafts.  Guess what?  We’re short at least 1 item.  This happens to me nearly every day.  So, in an effort to start getting organized for NEXT school year, I created the Ultimate Science, Arts, and […]

Creamy Brown Sugar Strawberry Cookie Pizza

This Creamy Brown Sugar Strawberry Cookie Pizza is a recipe that came to me by chance.  My Aunt Mary always makes a fruit dip of cream cheese and brown sugar that is DIVINE.  Then, last week, I was at my friend Faith’s house and she was preparing a cookie pizza for our brood to eat […]

Homeschooling Without a School Room

After I posted this video tour of my school room, I received messages from discouraged moms that they had no room for a classroom and they just didn’t think they could homeschool without one.  No way!  I have an entire room for two reasons: 1.  We happened to have a spare bedroom (at the moment). […]

Chewy Almond Butter Cookies

I have a new obsession.  It’s Almond Butter.  I love the taste of almonds, but my teeth can’t take chewing them.  So, I turned my new obsession into cookies.  This Chewy Almond Butter Cookie recipe came out perfectly chewy and awesome.  You must give them a try! Almond Butter Cookie Ingredients 1 c. butter 1 […]

Video Tour of Our Homeschool Classroom

I created a post back in August with lots of pictures of our homeschool room.  I’ve now shot a quick video tour of our homeschool classroom.  I’m happy to report that I haven’t rearranged it ONCE this year and probably won’t next year either!  The space has worked really well for us! The open carpet […]

FREE 10 Days of Christ’s Love {Printable Cards with Scripture} for Valentine’s Day

Confession.  Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday.  More than Christmas.  More than Easter.  It’s always been that way, ever since I was a child.  I think it’s because there’s not an obligation.  If you really love someone, you’re going to send them a Valentine.  I love that.  I’ve been thinking of making these 10 Days […]

I Think I’ll Call Him Spanx

Last weekend I went out of town for 24 hours to spend some time with my BFF.  My husband stayed behind with the kids and they had some bonding time.  I missed them desperately and although I loved my time away, I couldn’t get home fast enough! While I was gone, my phone calls home […]

Homeschooling FAQ-{My child wants me there all the time…}

My child wants me to sit with them while he/she does his work.  Is this normal?  Should I sit with him?  I have so much to do! My son does this daily.  We’ve fought about it.  I’ve yelled.  He’s cried.  Hours later, nothing but hurt feelings have been accomplished. I get so annoyed when my […]