How to begin restoring your relationship with your child.

I have shared our story of working to build back our relationship with Maddie. Our circumstances combined with our parenting had wounded her heart. We moved, had a baby and our life was anything but stable. Mark and I had a choice, we could blame it on our circumstances, attempt to …

Continue reading

If my house looks like a tornado went through it, don’t yell at me, ask me if I’m ok!

When Mark and I got married eleven years ago we had pictures of what we thought marriage would like. He would get a job, work a 9-5, get paid and support us. I would work until we had kids and then I would become a homeschool mom. It sounded like …

Continue reading

Five years later, does TJED work?

We always knew we wanted to create a different learning environment for our kids than we had growing up. We wanted their education to be different from a public, private or christian school. In one way or the other, Mark and I combined had experienced all three. We wanted a hands-on, …

Continue reading

Celebrating Christmas with an Owlegories giveaway

*This post contains affiliated links http://shop.owlegories.com?rfsn=373421.ef11d, which means I may receive monetary compensation. We were given a DVD and plush toys to help facilitate our review.  All thoughts and opinions are our family’s and 100% honest. There is a war in our house this time every year. The stores start putting up Christmas …

Continue reading

When the darkness pisses me off!

For years I shut out the pain of the world. It was too painful, too hurtful and honestly it is still painful and hurtful. It is still a place filled with evil and as a believer some days, most days, everyday I have to fight to make my way through …

Continue reading

How to bring peace back into our home

Mark’s accident has continued to put us at a standstill so to speak. God used it to help us change our course or maybe rerouting us is a better description. He has taken a few things off of our buffet and it seems he has helped us whittle it down …

Continue reading