5 Things Every Homeschool Mom Should Remember When Starting a New School Year

Ohhh yes, a new homeschool year is upon us. This past month, as I gathered last minute materials, organized our school area, planned a months worth of craft projects (and relished my last few days of summer vacation), I found myself…slightly panicking. And then I thought, oh no….it’s her…that inner homeschool mom critic champing at … Continue Reading

Finding Grace When You’re a Stressed Out Mama

Ok mamas, let’s get real. We’ve all been there. You know what I’m talking about: the house is a wreck, there’s toys spilled out all over the floor, miscellaneous cups and books and some (sticky?) substance on the couch; your toddler is throwing a fit on the kitchen floor because he really really really wanted … Continue Reading

How to Play With Your Son

Actively playing with your children is a huge part of being a mom these days. Gone are the times when you could send them outside for hours on end, only to return at the dinner bell. More children are staying indoors, and that means you have “littles” that get bored easily and demand your attention. … Continue Reading

What I’ll Miss About Life With a Toddler

Living with a toddler is almost unpredictable. Each moment is a new adventure to your mini-me, and that means that emotions can range from giggling happiness to screaming rage at the drop of a hat. For me, throwing a son in the mix has been the most wonderful experience while also being the most stressful. … Continue Reading