After homeschooling for over 14 years, I have accumulated a LOT of supplies. I have tried things throughout the years that I thought I would love, but ended up collecting dust. Then there are those items which I reach for daily. When starting out, it can be overhwhelming figuring out what the must have tools for homeschooling are and sifting through the many choices available.… READ MORE
Archives for January 2019
Yes, that is a giant dog – Zoey is a Saint Bernard and a rescue. We got her shortly before Christmas from a family that was moving with short notice and their new place would not allow them to have pets. Believe it or not, she is actually much smaller than our boy Saint, Gallifrey.… READ MORE
Breakfast is hands down my favorite meal of the day! So much so that we often find ourselves having “breakfast” foods for lunch and dinner. As a large, busy homeschooling family, it can be challenging to not fall into the rut of dishing up a bowl of cereal or toaster strudels morning after morning.… READ MORE
If you’ve read my “About Me” page or follow me on social media, I mention that my husband is an Army veteran quite often. Even though he is no longer actively serving, our eight years with the Army taught us many lessons that have made us stronger as a family, made our marriage stronger, and influenced me as a mother.… READ MORE
If you've read my "About Me" page or follow me on social media, I mention that my husband is an Army veteran quite often. Even though he is no longer actively serving, our eight years with the Army taught us many lessons that have made us stronger as a family, made our marriage stronger, and influenced me as a mother.
I thought it would be fun to reflect on our time serving, and if something I share here helps someone else, even better!!
Lesson 1 - Expect the Unexpected
When it comes to military life, things are ALWAYS changing. If you don't learn to roll with the punches and adapt, you will struggle. If you go into every day knowing that you may have to adapt your plans, you will be prepared to do so.Read More...