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June is one of our busiest months of the year.  We host VBS at our church, summer musical practices, several trips up to Camp Perkins, butchering animals, baseball/softball, and the list goes on. Summer does not provide rest for this homeschooling mama.  But...

My Favorite Items & resources

Natural Vitality Calm $35.97 Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike $14.82 Glass Spray Bottles – Cobalt Blue $10.99 Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be...

Top 10 reasons I love Sonlight Curriculum

We have completed our 7th year of homeschooling.  Feels like forever AND also like we just started.  How does that happen? When I was preparing to take the plunge, several experienced and wise women recommended Sonlight curriculum.  Once you’ve...

The Beauty of the Change of Seasons

I am learning so much living on a farm.  As I’ve mentioned before, I grew up in a military family (and then married a military man).  I lived in two main places over and OVER until I was 30.  Texas and Hawaii.  (I also live in Japan,...

Lazy Mom’s Way to Celebrate the Olympics

I don’t know if you know it, but I always feel like the Pinterest Fail mom.  You know the one I am talking about??  You plan for it to look like X and it looks like Y? My husband and I have always watched as much of the Olympics as we can.  Now that we homeschool, I...

Purpose, Joy, Abundance for 2018

Purpose, Joy, Abundance These are my words to remember in 2018. The year 2017 was covered by a black cloud of depression and anxiety.  I have struggled with it since becoming parent to my special needs son and have had it under control for the last 10 years.  But in...

Farming Recap 2017

Farming Recap of 2017 Summed up in one word: FAILURE! I have to laugh!  It was such a year of learning!!!  Farming has a way of keeping you humble. I told my husband that I was bone tired and didn’t want to raise a garden.  So HE did!  He researched and decided...

Bible Study review of A Woman who Doesn’t Quit

We live in a rural area but I know the importance of daily Bible studying.  You may not believe it but I have to limit my trips to town because I do live at home – not in the car running errands.  So I get Bible studies that have daily work and then online video...