5 Things I Learned My First Year Homeschooling

Today marks the thirteenth day of my second year of homeschooling my youngest son, who is in the sixth grade. My son is happy, thriving and enjoying the whole process of learning. However, if you were a fly on the wall this time last year, you would have witnessed a … Click here to read entire post…

Why We Need To Safe Guard Our Busy

“We live in a culture that glorifies busy. Our culture equates busy and fast with importance and success.” This is what Shauna Neiquist told my women’s Bible study group a couple of weeks ago, via her video study, “Living Life Together.” Well, this is paraphrased from the notes that I took … Click here to read entire post…

5 Reasons To Embrace Your Season (Poop, Snot, Eye Rolls & All!)

“Enjoy this time, it will fly by quickly.” “Don’t be too quick to rush it, it goes by fast.” “Oh, I remember those days. They were awesome. I miss them so much.” How many times, as a mom, have these well-meaning sentiments been tossed in your direction? How many times … Click here to read entire post…

Listen Up, My Christian Brothers and Sisters: We Need To Do Better!

I have sat down at my laptop countless times this past month to write an election post. Each time, the screen stared back at me with its blinking cursor as I tried to formulate coherent thoughts that would translate well into words and into your hearts. I was unable to. … Click here to read entire post…

Like It Or Not, You Are Raising An Original

Please note, this post contains an affiliate link. For my full disclosure policy, please click here. Isn’t that some food for thought? There is certainly more where that came from. Check it out. A couple of weeks before its release on September 13th, I was contacted by email by the … Click here to read entire post…

Diary of An All Boy Mom: Entry 3: Bees, Loogies and Pokemon

I am so tired of parenting today. I know that sounds really, really bad. But I am so over it. Today was one of those days that my boys were at each other from the time they got up until…well, they still are. It’s 9:32pm (to be precise) and they … Click here to read entire post…

Diary of An All Boy Mom Entry 2: Bowling, Disrespect & Mama Tantrums at DD

  To read my diary introduction and more entries, please click here. Entry 2: Bowling, Disrespect & Mama Tantrums at DD Sigh. It’s been a rough couple of days with my 10 year old. Really. Rough. It started this past Saturday at the kiddo’s  youth bowling league end of season party. … Click here to read entire post…

1*2*3 Magic Approach To Disciplining Your ADHD Child

  This is a fantastic article that gives you an overview of the 1*2*3 Magic method of disciplining your ADHD child, developed by Dr. Phelan. More background info on Dr. Phelan is found in the article link. I first heard the info when my son was diagnosed at duPont. It’s … Click here to read entire post…

My ADHD Disclaimer: Why ADHD Is Real

  After much thought and prayer, I have decided to add a new section to my blog concerning ADHD. This is something that has been part of our family’s life since my oldest, now 13 1/2, was diagnosed when he was age 6 1/2. In all actuality, it is something we … Click here to read entire post…