Hello! We are getting all geared up to start school on Monday! I thought it might be helpful to write a post about how to make the first day special and help ease any anxiety that might try to crop up. At our house this year we will have one college student, three public schooled … Continue reading First Day of School Ideas (and a FREE download for homeschoolers!)
It's our 24th anniversary today! I'm always excited when our anniversary rolls around. It gives my husband, James, and me a chance to celebrate our relationship. A day (or at least a few hours) to get away for a while and focus on us. A day to have some fun without our lovely offspring trailing … Continue reading Some Lessons Learned From Marriage
Hello! One of the hardest parts of parenting is letting our kids go. I don't just mean when they graduate from high school and go off to college. Letting go happens over and over again in small steps starting from the time they leave the womb. Sometimes we as parents aren't aware of this gradual … Continue reading Entrusting our Children to God
We got home from our family vacation safe and sound a few nights ago. Ahhh, home sweet home! We had a really fun time, but it was just so nice to be back in Texas and in our own house with our own beds. If you are under appreciating your home, a vacation can fix … Continue reading Home from Vacation and a Word About Feeling Underappreciated
Sorry it's been awhile since I've posted anything. We are actually on a family vacation to Arizona right now! It took two days to get here and before driving all that way, we were tying up lots of loose ends and packing so I've been pretty busy. I am finally having a quiet moment! My … Continue reading Family Vacation Tips
I mentioned in my post, Meet the Fam!, that some of my kids are currently being homeschooled, some just had their first year of public school, and some have been in public school for a while or finished! Things have changed a lot over the years as far as educating our children. I'll be the first … Continue reading Our Homeschooling Journey
Hi Friends, My heart is heavy as I write this. There are times when you just don't understand life or why things turn out the way they do. Situations can leave you confused, questioning, hurting. I find myself feeling that way right now. Tragedy struck our family this past weekend when a boating accident claimed … Continue reading Is Jesus Enough?