Why We Chose to Homeschool

We have only been “officially” homeschooling for a few weeks now and I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I have been asked, “Why would you want do that?” So I thought… View Post

Lesson in Parenting a Little Girl

A lesson in parenting a little girl can come at the most unexpected times. After being cooped up in the house all day yesterday, the kids and I decided that today was the perfect day… View Post

What to Do When “Time Out” Doesn’t Work

Screaming. Meltdowns. Temper tantrums. Arguing. These are all part of the ugly side of parenting. What do we do when Time Out doesn’t work?

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The Day I Learned My Kids Were Smarter Than Me

“Boy, he sure got your nose.” “Oh my, she has curls just like you!” “That impatience, totally you.” When you have children, days are filled with comparisons. There seems to often be great debate about… View Post


It is so easy sometimes to get caught up in the little disappointments of daily life. It could be troubles at work, an unexpected bill in the mail, or simply the demands that life puts… View Post

A Balanced Life: 3 Steps to Get Closer

Can you really have a more balanced life in 3 steps while living with a chronic illness? Have you ever had that feeling like something just wasn’t right? Perhaps you couldn’t quite put your finger… View Post

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