Do you remember THAT FEELING you got when your mom said, “We NEED to talk?” Well that was today for my 4 kids. I had hope that it would be a productive day. Most of the kids were up and moving on time. Only Curly Cook slept in but I let her because… Read More #75 – The MOMMY Talk!
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! We hope that you had the opportunity to celebrate this wonderful holiday and that you were able to enjoy it, whether with family and friends or by yourself. Living in a foreign country has blessed me to be able to zoom in on each holiday and really study the “WHY” we… Read More #57 – Thanksgiving 2017
** If you read this email to the end, between 11/8 – 11/11, you will earn a FREE book list from my most FAVORITE children/youth literature recommenders. I wake up every day and like clock-work, I see the gardener from our small, gated community, fast at work. He seems to pass by my home… Read More #48 – The Good and The Beautiful . . . a Homeschool Curriculum
As I mentioned in post #42, I was having a rough week last week with the kids. But instead of pulling the covers up over my head, I stayed busy. It was Paul’s 43rd birthday and although we had already celebrated it early in the week, I decided he still deserved a nice dinner the… Read More Post #43 – Having Hope while making Soap
Raising a family is hard work! (Deep breath) . . . the last week and a half has been rough with the kids . . . Difficult . . . At times tough to even bare without shedding a few tears here and there. It happens though. Being a parent, or a child, is strenuous… Read More Post #42 – Spiritual Energy in our Homeschool
It has been one of those weeks as a mother. My heart is saddened at the choices my children have made and yet where can a mother turn for solace and peace? No one knows my children quite the way that I do. No one else knows of our struggles, our challenges and the “cha-cha”… Read More Post #39 – As the thunder rolls in . . .
One of our new Homeschool goals this year was to go on MORE field trips. So, that is what we have done. We have visited La Paz Waterfall Gardens with Paul and then Los Chorros Waterfalls with the Reed’s. Next on our list was to go on the Corso Lecheria Tour that is nestled within… Read More Post #30 – Dairy Adventure with friends
Good Morning!! I LOVE it when there is white light during a sunrise. It is as if the earth is saying it has a bright idea coming our way! Well, I do too and I would like to share it with those of you who might be looking for something to help keep their kids… Read More Post #27 – How to daily stay on track with Homeschooling
I have noticed that the last few weeks I have been mentioning the sunrises that I get to see. It “dawned” on me that I hadn’t noticed the sunrises as much until now, yet I have been carpooling Seminary for almost 3 years?!? Then it hit me . . . I moved my parking spot.… Read More Post #25 – A Change of Perspective brought me these . . .
Paul is off to be Bishop. I love Tuesday nights. A nice meal together as a family, then family scripture reading and prayers, leads to the night being left to enjoy how we please before heading off to bed. The kids are all watching the last half of “What Katy Did” – a movie about a book… Read More Post #22 – Salmon Salad, Precious Friends and Guacamole!