From the Mouths of {my} Babes – Dessert and Exhaustion 

Well, it’s week #2 for the official documentation of the things my daughter says… and I’ll be honest – every single one revolves around either sleep or sweets!

(Or maybe those are just the ones I’m selectively hearing 😂)

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IG Challenge: I Am A Joyful Homemaker

Hey, everyone!

I’m excited to share that I’ll be co-hosting an Instagram Challenge next week created by Abby Barstow called #iamajoyfulhomemaker!

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From the Mouths of {my} Babes…

The silly, the wise, the adorable, the ridiculous… my daughter loves words, and sometimes those words just can’t NOT be written down.

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The Day My Three-Year-Old Announced Our Miscarriage in Church

*Disclaimer… this story is not within the realm of my usual blog post genres. Full disclosure: I’ve been putting off writing and posting this for several months. But during those months I’ve felt God wrap this part of my story in a sense of urgency to share it. I’m not sure who is meant to read it, but I pray that through it, someone else may be encouraged, and feel not so alone.

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Nature Painting: An Outdoor Water Activity

Need a fun, beat-the-heat activity for those “Mom, I’m bored!” moments? This nature water painting activity will keep the kids busy and cool in the heat of the great outdoors.

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Our Simple Summer Schedule

The sun is shining, the freezer is stocked with popsicles, school’s officially out for everyone in our county, and the baby pool is filled up almost daily. Sure signs of summer, right?

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End of Year Homeschooling Reflections

Well, our little one is still happily baking and has not made an appearance yet! So today, I’m spending some time finishing up a few blog posts, organizing summer learning activities for Bundle, baking, and praying for patience!

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Fairy Tale Picture Books Worth Falling For

I’d be lying if I said I didn’t absolutely love a good fairy tale. And guys, if you’ve got a preschooler at home who loves them too, these books are gold!!

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10 More Small Ways to Live Greener

Exactly one year ago today, I published this post about small ways to live a more green lifestyle. Tips on energy reduction, recycling and utilizing indoor plants are just a few of the great ideas included. But with another Earth Day soon approaching, I decided to share ten more small ways to make a positive impact on our planet.

If everyone does even one small thing, it can make a huge difference!

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11 Fun Friday Ideas for Your Homeschool

Because sometimes making Friday a little extra special is completely worthwhile!

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