Turning Real Life into Homeschool Lessons

Schoolgirl with Textbook on Head

Put Those Textbooks Aside Mom and Dad!  Surely they have their place. (I used them mostly as a reference point.) But if you’re looking for a way to motivate your child to work more on her own, here is one way to do that!  There is a very unique school program in the Middlefield andcontinue reading

Are Your Emotions Keeping You From Losing Weight?

beautiful thoughtful woman with food in her hands

  How many times have you tried to lose weight?  How many times have you been successful only to regain the weight you had lost plus some?  If your answer is “too many times to count”, you may be an emotional eater. What is emotional eating?  Simply put, emotional eating is using food to “stuffcontinue reading

I almost missed it….

Road Trip

This past October, my little boy and I had the opportunity to vacation with my parents in Williamsburg, VA.  As many of you can relate, one of the adventures of that trip was  traveling for two days with a two-year-old son.  As we spent our Saturday driving as far as we could, it became verycontinue reading

We Can Do It!

We Can Do It

Can I be real with you? This past Tuesday I attended a Beth Moore study that honestly, I’m really excited about. But with that, there is no doubt that I was “hit” over the head with some much needed truth! Let me explain. As many of you know, I have come to a point in my lifecontinue reading

Reinvent Yourself!

women and coffee

We see her all around us. You know, the woman who just seems to have her act together. Not only is she an amazing mother to her children, but she loves and cares for her husband as any good wife would. And on top of it, she has a thriving relationship with God and iscontinue reading

Inexpensive Summer Boredom-Buster Supplies

Children Playing

Summer vacation is quickly approaching, which means that you will soon be hearing repeated vocalizations of “I’m bored.” Frankly, I don’t have a problem with my kids being bored. I find that given the proper setting, it can actually spur creativity and fun. Some of my favorite memories of my own summers growing up werecontinue reading