5 Tips for Homemaking Struggles

Homemaking, the cooking, cleaning, laundry, all of it, can be a huge homemaking struggle.  It can leave you horrified, that things got to this point.  Most of us, if we are honest, will even admit to having homemaking struggles of some sort.  Since I am writing this post, I will say, that I have had […]

How to Pray for Farmers

A friend asked me how, specifically, she could pray for farmers.  So many think that farm life is glamorous, however I have to be honest… there is a glamorous side, but then there is the huge scary truth… from year to year our income can change by nearly 75% and sometimes more… Our lives depend […]

Eight Apps for Moms

I am a bit techy… never would have dreamed that I would enjoy technology 20 years ago.  However, with a larger than average family who homeschools, and has a farm, if I did paper lists for everything… it would be a scary paper mess… So, I have had to tame the paper monster.  I have […]

Why build an online support system for moms?

    Why would moms need an online support system? Because we are busy. Busy working from home to help make ends meet Busy serving in church Busy raising our children Busy helping on farms or with husband’s business Some are raising children alone. Who needs an online support system? Moms who are homeschooling Moms […]

When Motherhood Feels Like a Failure

I am going to be honest, brutally honest.  Some days being a mom is hard and well, it seriously feels like I am failing. I mean, I am outnumbered 7 to 1… actually if you include my husband in this, it is 8 to 1… At those odds, I am likely failing somewhere, Right? So, […]

From Planning Failure to Planning Success

At the beginning of 2016, I received an AWESOME, AMAZING planner to review.  I had all these ideas as to how I would use it… Then the fact that many of our unplanned welcome to our crazy life educational opportunities and lessons weren’t getting recorded,  I found a way to implement that into the most […]

Leaving the Angry Parent Cycle

We all do it… We let the daily trials of being a parent take us to a whole new ability to… LOSE IT!! I mean how many of us have had one of those times that the crazy way our children decide to complete a chore gets us on edge.  Now, take that there are […]

ESV Journaling Bible Giveaway

I first learned about Artistic Bible Journaling about a year ago.  I have been wanting an ESV Journaling Bible specifically for that purpose ever since, but just haven’t been able to justify the cost.  Then, I was offered the opportunity to review the ESV Journaling Bible by FlyBy Promotions.   This bible has a beautiful denim […]

I am a Planner Failure

A Planner Failure?  Yep, I am admitting it. Whether it be a schedule or curriculum, homemaking, errands, I have failed… and not just once or twice. Actually if I were brutally honest, I fail daily with plans… but am a I failing or am I not listening to God as I plan?? I wake with big […]

When Mommy Gets SICK

When Mommy Gets SICK… keeping up the home, school and life with our children when we are sick can be a challenge. However, keeping our expectations in check and realizing that we can get on top of it all after we are a bit better will allow us to rest and get better faster. There […]

Maintaining Sanity With a Sick Baby

I really dislike having sick kiddos… Respiratory gunk really stresses me in my RSV, pneumonia prone kiddos, and in babies… Sick babies scare me…

FarmLife Tuesday~Snow

FarmLife during the winter can be a challenge.  We heard the forecast, we kept up with our weather apps on the phone. We prepared as much as we could.   We then waited, watched, waited and decided it wasn’t going to snow… But, then, nearly 19 hours after it was said to start, it did, […]

Dear Weary Mom

You are not alone.  We are all right there with you.  Even that mom over there with the perfect hair, perfect nails and happy smile. We are all weary moms… at least we all go through seasons when we are weary. Some of us just wear it on our faces a bit more.  Some have […]

A Christ Centered Family Christmas

Over the last week, we have set the books aside and tried to focus more on Christmas celebrations…  Well, in between doctor appointments that is.  As we got rolling through December, I quickly realized with four to six doctor appointments a week, we were going to miss having a Christ Centered Family Christmas if we […]

Leftover Turkey Cheesy Mac Casserole

Maybe you have eaten all the leftover turkey from Thanksgiving?  Maybe you have some frozen in the freezer for a rainy day?  Maybe you need to gather ideas for the next turkey?  Well, this Leftover Turkey Cheesy Mac Casserole works for chicken and turkey it is good either way… or shall I say GREAT!!  It is a […]

FarmLife Tuesday ~

Well, this week’s FarmLife Tuesday is a bit boring as it  was work in the shop week.  I kind of tend to avoid the first week when hubby heads to the shop to actually work on equipment during our down time.  Why? Because it is kind of a HUGE mess.  He spends this first week […]

FarmLife Tuesday Dec. 2

I have tried to come up with a better title for my Tuesday post about our farm life.  I use the hashtag #FarmLife quite often and believe FarmLife Tuesday is a good fit.  Now that it is getting colder, grabbing pictures on the farm may become a bit more challenging… We tend to work a […]

Mom’s Christmas Wishlist

What to get mom for Christmas?  She has it all!  Well, I have heard all this, and so I put together Mom’s Christmas Wishlist… more than just clothes and kitchen gadgets… but those won’t hurt either. Homeschool Planner and Magazine on Sale One of my favorite homeschool companies is having a BIG Cyber Sale over […]

40% Off Super Holiday Sale

I love a good deal, and well, I have one for you this weekend.  One of my goals with my blog is to provide a few printables at a reasonable price.  Well, that price just got better, all products are 40% off through December 2nd. There are Recordkeeping pages, house hold organization, Pearl Harbor Study, […]

Priorities of a Mom’s Heart

As I sit, silently begging baby to take a nice long nap, I wonder what the rush is? Why? Why do mom’s want to rush? Rush to the next nap time, bedtime, time away from these gifts God has given us? How do we manage to lose the true Priorities of a Mom’s Heart? Why is […]

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