Shopping Adventures with Four

My baby boy is now 9 weeks old! The newborn stage goes by so quickly, and I am trying to enjoy all of the sweet moments of this stage. He is such a mellow, happy baby. His smile brings me so much joy! As the fourth baby, I feel like he can sense that I […]

Summer Survival Schedule

Summer is officially here! We had a crazy heat wave that welcomed the first day of summer this past week. Being 9 months pregnant in a heat wave is not the most enjoyable experience! Thankfully, we have air conditioning…otherwise I may have gone to Costco and spent some time in their refrigerated section! My kids […]

Developing a Love for Reading: Part 1

In this three part series, I will address how to develop a love for reading. I will focus on three types of reading: reading aloud to children reading and embracing poetry independent reading These encouraging and informational posts will be from my personal experience in homeschooling my three children, my degree in English (which focused […]

Setting the Tone and Holding the Keys

Growing up as a child, I always wanted to be a mom. My dream came true nine years ago when I first became a mother to my first daughter. Two short years after that my son was born, and then almost three years later my second daughter was born. Now, I am halfway through my […]

A Busy Mom’s Guide to Juggling

Just the other day I was reflecting on the days when my oldest two children, who are two years apart, were young toddlers. I remember waking up and knowing that I had an entire day ahead of me, with relatively no plans, other than things we wanted to do! We made daily excursions to the […]

How To Homeschool and Keep Your Sanity

Homeschooling requires a lot of patience, selflessness, and planning. It requires a game plan to stay on track with your daily, weekly, and monthly goals. Many people struggle with how they will keep their sanity while homeschooling their children. I am a testimony to the fact that it can be done! I have been homeschooling […]

If You’re Crunchy and You Know It…

      โ€œThere are two philosophies when it comes to getting young children to sleep. There is ‘sleep training,’ which basically involves putting your kids to bed and listening to them scream all night; or there is ‘attachment parenting,’ which essentially involves lying down with your kids, cuddling them, and then listening to them […]