We are about 10 weeks into homeschooling. I feel like things are constantly changing and were constantly making adjustments. Overall things are going pretty well but we are still trying to find a groove. We want our homeschooling to feel more natural but also want to be intentional with what we are doing. I realized … Continue reading October Homeschooling Update
A quick follow up to us eating more at home. It is still going amazing! We ate out a total of 5 times and spent less than $100 total in September. Which is pretty good considering we are feeding two adults and four children. We spent a little more on groceries than I had originally … Continue reading Follow Up (Eating at Home)
"I want you to relax and enjoy this day. It's easy for you to get so focused on your goals that you push yourself too hard--and neglect your need for rest". I read this, this morning in my "Jesus Always" devotional and it smacked me right in the face. I tried to joke and turn … Continue reading Productivity in Rest
At the end of August, I totaled up how much we spent on food (including groceries and going out) and it was outrageous! So September we decided to challenge ourselves and really get our food budget under control. Honestly it was a little embarrassing because I don't remember eating any meals that were amazingly delicious … Continue reading Eating more at Home
In January 2017, we found out we were expecting. I was angry with God that he would allow me to be pregnant. It wasn't my plan. To be honest I didn't know what the next few days held for my marriage. The first couple trimesters were really hard. One evening in the middle of a … Continue reading He is Good even when I don’t see it..
As I said in a previous post, the idea of homeschooling was first planted because my husband was homeschooled until the seventh grade and he loved. Let me start by saying that I don't see myself as the homeschool type. I went to about 10 different elementary school and two high schools (one 4A and … Continue reading Why we decided to homeschool..
I'm working on changing the way I look at things. So often I look at my to-do list and dread what the day might hold and the repetitive things I need to do. It's easy to get lost in the diaper changes, nursing sessions, sibling fights, laundry and everything else that just seem to be … Continue reading Thankfulness in the Repeat