As I came from a broken family (as did my husband) I didn’t really have the proper foundation on how to build a successful marriage or family life. This caused me to turn to books for any answers I was looking for. So, I’m sure you can imagine, over the past 25 years I’ve read a LOT of books. [Read more…] about The Ten Most Influential Books That Have Helped Me as a Wife and Mother
Today’s society is mean to mothers. Plain and simple. Everyone lives in their own little world. It’s a sad culture that’s been created.
We lived in our home for almost twenty years when we decided to move. Without our children’s help, it wouldn’t have gone as smoothly as it did. We transitioned from a 2,167 square foot home into a less than 400 sq ft fifth wheel. [Read more…] about Kids and Moving: How They Can Help!
In the past, I’ve found myself feeling mentally unorganized, if that makes sense?
I knew I needed to start somewhere but didn’t exactly know where. [Read more…] about Are You Feeling Mentally Unorganized?
Why do critics feel they need to give you their two cents worth when they meet you in public when you have a lot of children? If you haven’t noticed already, this is a vent post. Consider yourself warned… [Read more…] about Dealing with Critics
A couple of months ago, I discovered a way to be motivated all throughout the afternoon. [Read more…] about Motivational Afternoon Tips
Our world needs positive birth stories. With all the complications we see (c-sections, fetal distress, interventions, etc.) it can be hard for an expecting mother to believe a normal birth is possible. I decided to share Martina’s birth (baby #13) as an example of a ‘normal birth’. [Read more…] about Martina’s Birth Story
As mothers, we need to train our children to help out and not be afraid of a little work. This can be done but you must start when they are young. [Read more…] about Chores Your Children Can Do While Little
The standard education every child is expected to receive is the three R’s; Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. I approach this part of our homeschooling very simplistically, like all the other subjects my children are ‘taught’. [Read more…] about Our Homeschool Curriculum, Part Three