Teaching Your Teen How To Handle Insults

Teaching Your Teen How To Handle Insults

With the rise of social media, insults and unsolicited critiques are everywhere.   They seem to come at us from every direction.  It is more important now than ever that teens know how to handle insults, critiques, and advice.  It seems that, unfortunately, far too many teens fall into one of two camps:  (1) Those […]

Homeschool Moms Ain’t Got No Time to Cook

Did you notice the grammatical error or two in my title?  Based on my time spent in the homeschooling community, I figured that grammatical errors were the best way to get a homeschool mom’s attention.  LOL I have no time to cook, and I know that I’m not alone. Because I know some of you […]

My Christmas Tree 2016 has a garden theme.

My Christmas Tree 2016: Garden Theme

Few things in life can make me feel like a kid again.  My Christmas tree is definitely one of those things.  Just looking at a Christmas tree can bring back all the wonder and excitement of childhood.  The Trisha Dishes Christmas Tree 2016 has a garden theme which adds elements of romance and a touch […]

Thanksgiving Decorating Made Easy! Check out these fabulous ideas.

Thanksgiving Decorating Made Easy

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  Every year, my mother’s family comes from all over the country to celebrate Thanksgiving together.  Siblings, cousins, and second cousins talk, play, eat, and eat some more.  We have ruthless board game battles, share stories of years long gone, and catch up on each other’s lives.  Even though the celebrations […]

October 15 is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Day. Show your support by participating in the international wave of light.

Wave of Light October 15, 2016 Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness

Many of you may know that October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.  You may or may not be aware that October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.  In honor of all the babies gone too soon and in support for their grieving family, October 15 is set aside for a day of […]

Get Outside & Visit a Park Nearby!!!

Winter is over, and it is time to get outside and visit a nearby park!  The sunshine and fresh air are calling! *This post is sponsored by the Voice of Play.   During the winter, we keep pretty busy.  Between holiday functions and indoor soccer, we have a full plate, but it is all indoors. […]

The Day Math Brought Tears & Broken Pencils

That particular homeschool day did not start with tears or frustration. The math lesson itself started uneventfully.  It was a normal day…until it wasn’t. That morning started with the cats nudging me awake to feed them (not because they were out of food…my husband had put out some hard food for them.  They were wanting the […]