Summertime Check Up for Moms

Summertime Check Up for Mom

Summer is quickly passing us by and many of us will be starting our new homechool years before we know it.  During these lazy days of summer, we moms have the perfect opportunity to do a little ‘check up’ and make sure that we are ready for the onslaught of work that comes with being [...]

A Summer Girl’s Guide to Cheap and Simple Hair Removal

This is a sponsored post. I was compensated for it– but let’s face it, we’re all mamas who struggle to find just five minutes to shave our legs, right?!   Fuzzy legs may not be an issue during winter, but during warmer months when bathing suits and shorts are all the rage, keeping the leg [...]

Friendship – Love with Abandon

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An old friend contacted me. We’ve spoken once in the past ten years. She apologized for not being a better friend over the years, that she let go of a deep friendship and love. This friendship, back in the day, defined soul mate for me. We were best friends, but the friendship grew deep and [...]

A Day in the Life of a Work at Home Homeschooling Mom

A Day in the Life of a Work at Home Homeschooling Mom

Since I published the post, Confessions of a Work at Home Homeschooling Mom, I have received dozens of emails from women who want to know what a typical week day looks like in our home. First of all, I have to say that there is no “typical” day. As much as I try to get [...]

Confessions of a Work at Home Homeschooling Mom

Confessions of a Work at Home Homeschooling Mom

I get asked one question over and over again… How do you do it all? Let me start by saying none of this was my idea. I didn’t want to homeschool. I never wanted to by a stay at home mom and I surely didn’t want to be a work at home mom. Nope, I [...]

Burned Blackberry Syrup

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I didn’t mean to burn the house down. I guess that’s a slight exaggeration, but I didn’t mean to fill it up with smoke. I was being a good mom. I was changing a diaper, putting on shoes, and walking the little one outside to play with big sister when the blackberry syrup I was [...]

Relief for Mothering Burnout

Mothering Burnout: Tips for Relief

  You awake, head pounding, your body is heavy, and you do not want to get out of bed. The kids want breakfast. However, your eyes are barely open and your mind is already flooded with daily tasks. Anxiety builds as reality sets in. Suddenly, you realize you are accountable for training these beloved children [...]

Be the Mom in the Moment

Be the Mom in the Moment: Encoragement for ALL Moms

Don’t run screaming at the title of this post. This is not another one of those “treasure every moment before they are grown post.” This week God has really been working on me about being the mom in the moment. I had to really think about what that meant. How could I apply that vague [...]

You Cannot Hold it All Together

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My eyes flew wide as the glass tipped. Tea flowed from the glass onto the table and sloshed its way around and under everything in its way. I quickly looked up in panic mode. I did not need this at this moment! I looked into the sweet face of an older lady in my church. [...]