As parents of four beautiful children, my husband and I found ourselves in a very difficult parenting situation. Our oldest son has High Functioning Autism and we had exhausted all of the local resources for help. We had to make a decision for a temporary residential placement so that he could receive the intensive therapies that he needed to learn to cope and overcome some of the challenges … [Read more...] about Feature Friday – Lovin’ My Crazy Life
Welcome to the Hearts for Home blog hop #29. I hope that you are having as much fun hopping through these blogs as I am! Last week the post with the most clicks was: Poppin's Book Nook #5 Ladybug Girl at the Beach by Life With Moore Babies Here are a few blogs that I really enjoyed this week. Art Living Books by Highhill Education God Sent Me Love Letter by Royal Little … [Read more...] about Hearts for Home Blog Hop #29
Welcome to Washed Up Inspired Wednesday! Did you get here last week? If not go check out what others linked up here on my blog and over at A Nest in the Rocks as well. Let Me Inspire You: It was the first of July and my hubby kept asking me what I wanted for my birthday. I knew it was approaching fast, August 4. There was really nothing that I wanted. I racked my brain and pondered … [Read more...] about Inspired Wendesday – The B.I.G 3-0
Working from home and homeschooling is hard. It is a constant struggle to find a good balance between what you have to do for work, and what you have to do for your children. Throw being a wife and homemaker on top of that, and your head will be spinning. I know this is overwhelming and that there will be days that you want to quit. You are not alone. Find a good support system: friends, … [Read more...] about Mom, you matter!
Do you want to get your children to help you around the house? Do they have chores they need to complete? Do you want to make your life just a bit easier? If you answered yes to any of those qustions then I have a solution for you! Download your FREE Printable Chore charts today. They come in 4 different themes. There is bound to be one to suit your child. Get your FREE Printable Chore … [Read more...] about Free Printable Chore Charts
We have all heard of the Leap Frog brand of products. The include great learning electronic toys including the LeapPad and the LeapFrog Leapster Explorer . But did you know that there is a new line of products from Leap Frog that do not include batteries? It is true. Mega Brands, the company that brought you Mega Blocks, is now offering a full line of Leap Frog Paper Based Learning … [Read more...] about Leap Frog – Review
This post was orignally on my WHL blog from 2011 but I wanted to share it with all of you as well. It is one of our TOP science experiments and I plan to do it again this year since the kiddos are older. Last week was our first full week of school for the year. I decided it would be fun to start the year off with a new and interesting science project. I found just what I was looking for at … [Read more...] about The Egg -Speriment
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Welcome to the Hearts at Home Blog Hop! This is my second week as a co-host and my first week here at my new home. I am thrilled to have you join in. The post with the most clicks last week was: Outdoor Easel by Fantastic Fun and Learning There were 99 posts in the blog hop last week. Did you link up? I had a great time going through the posts. The three I want to feature … [Read more...] about Hearts For Home Blog Hop #28
Welcome to this weeks installment of Inspired Wednesday! Did you notice that I moved?! What do you think of the new digs? I am very excited about it! If you missed last week you can go check it out at A Nest in the Rocks and at WHL. From here on out I will be blogging here, ok?! Let Me Inspire You: My heart is bursting right now with joy and anticipation. God laid this new ministry on … [Read more...] about Inspired Wednesday – The one all about the new…
I am thrilled to introduce to you a book that several bloggers, including myself, have been working very hard on. My friend, Kristy from Little Natural Cottage is the brain behind this operation and will share with you what this book is about: One sultry day last summer, I sat down at my computer and opened a new Word document. For weeks, thoughts had been swirling in my head and … [Read more...] about Introducing Homeschooling Day By Day
The hubby has wanted to start raising chickens (again) for quite some time now. I have always been on board with this idea since I would love some fresh eggs but the means to have them just hasn't been there. Recently we were blessed with some scrap wood from a lumber yard. Hubby turned it into a chicken coop in a matter of days. This led to the purchase of 5 hens. After bringing … [Read more...] about Raising Chickens
If your children are like mine, they love animals. Sarah loves horses. Well, loves may not be the right word. It is more like obsessed. Nate, he is all about sharks. He is very interested in learning about them. I decided that since Shark Week starts on the Discovery Chanel on August 4 (which just happens to be my birthday) that I would plan some shark themed lessons. Of course I plan to share it … [Read more...] about Shark Week – Resources
We are raising chickens! It is quiet exciting. I decided that we should turn this into a learning experience for our children. (as I do with most things in life.) I have been busy looking for chicken themed resources and I have created a Chicken Color and Copy Work for you to download here for free. (see below) Make sure that you stop by our Pinterest Board that is all about chickens for … [Read more...] about Chicken Resources and a FREEBIE!
I wear many, many hats. Some days it seems as though I am working for everyone but my family. It is hard and very overwhelming. I am sure that you can relate. I wanted to share with you 5 things that I am doing to become a better mom. Watching the tone and the volume of my voice. - I am a yeller by nature. I don't like that about myself but it is true. I am working very hard to stop … [Read more...] about 5 Things I am doing to become a better mom