My Top 5 Kids Summer Activities

Summer vacation is here. Ahh summer, when the temperature is up, school’s out (even for us homeschoolers) and the kids are… underfoot. Sometimes, annoyingly so. What kinds of kids summer activities can we do? We can’t spend every day at the beach or at the park, and I can’t be…

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To the Desperately Overwhelmed Mom

Hey self, how are you? Don’t have time to breathe huh? Feeling desperately overwhelmed? Well sit back for a moment, put down your phone and read these few paragraphs. Let me remind you of a few things. I get that you’re busy. There’s a lot to do! Kids, baby, teens,…

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To the Mom of Just One Child

I was once where you are, with just one child. For four years, I had a delightful, aggravating, adorable and annoying little girl, all to myself. It was just her and me, and I didn’t know if I was going to have any more. Being a mom of one, no…

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Single parenting: Taking Time Off

As a mother, it’s rare that I get time off. As a single mother, taking time off happens more than it did as a married mother, oddly enough. My children’s father does regularly take our children for his visitation weekends, so I get approximately 48 hours out of 2 weeks…

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Dear new mom, it’s ok to cry

Congratulations. Whether this is your first child, or like me, your 6th child, a new baby is a reason for celebration. And you are a new mom, even if you aren’t a first time mom. New moms need support, no matter what the circumstances. What that support means to a…

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