Public school was never really an option for our children. I was in my late 20s when we started having kids, and as such, watched the rise in school violence, inappropriate conduct, excessive bullying, and obvious indoctrination by the government a la Common Core and others. It is really a
Drowning is the leading cause of death for kids 4 and under. And guess what? It’s completely preventable. Kids as young as 6 months can learn the self-rescue skills that Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) teaches. Pictured above are two of my little ones floating on their own. This was when
I have four kids. The oldest is six. That means I had four kids in under six years and my weight has yo-yoed quite a bit. There are lumps and bumps and saggy parts. I absolutely despise clothes shopping. Nothing fits right, at least not the things in my budget,
Early access to the Start Homeschooling Summit has begun! Our fearless leader, Kelly George, decided to open up the Summit so people can watch the pre-recorded workshops and access all the downloads before the Summit even begins. I’ve been busy watching and downloading so I can bring you a preview
One of the main things I harp on is doing a meal plan. It makes your life so much simpler to only think about the week’s meals one time each week! But I started thinking…if I only have to put thought into dinners once a month, that simplifies my life even more!
As a total car seat nerd, I’m passionate about sharing the dos and don’ts of car seat safety! Today I’m bringing you an interview with a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) to help bring awareness to the most common mistakes parents make when it comes to kids in cars. Let
This preschool busy bag activity teaches size order, colors, patterns and fine motor skills. In addition, your child will learn to have patience, focus and critical thinking skills.
Whether you’re a Once a Month Meals newbie or a dedicated fan, there are some shortcuts and tips I want to share to make the process a bit easier for you. I’m all about making life (and motherhood) as simple as possible! Here are my top 10 tips for making
One-on-one time. Everyone says having a bunch of kids is bad because you can’t spend quality one-on-one time with each kid each day. I think that mindset is faulty. It’s not necessary for a child’s development to have alone time with each parent every single day. Quite frankly, that’s not
Just wanted to share with you all that I’ll be participating in the Start Homeschooling Summit next month! If you are wondering about homeschooling or are new to this, you won’t want to miss these online workshops! If you are currently homeschooling, you will definitely get a lot out of