The Inner Battle of the Working Mom.

I have become a working mom, part time, but a working mom none the less. I never planned on becoming a working mom. I truly love homeschooling our four kids. I love mentoring them through their fits, tears, and joys. I love watching their light bulb moments when they grasp …

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Hy-Vee Aisles Online, Making Multitasking Easy!

Yesterday was Saturday. The day I normally do all of our grocery shopping. I had some how gotten through the week without getting a grocery list made. I had also had Mark throw our grocery ad away. I knew most of my day was going to be shot and I …

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Part 7: Timothy’s Passion Tailored Learning

You may be wondering how Timothy’s passions can be tailored when he is only a year old. It’s funny, but even at a year old, he does already have interests and passions. He may not know that is what they are called, but I as his mom and mentor do …

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Part 4: Inside Maddie’s Passion Tailored Learning

Maddie is our first born. She thrives on schedules, order, and her brain is the most peaceful when she knows all her ducks are neatly in a row. She loves playing with others, but as an introvert she needs time alone to recharge. Passionate about animal science and their habitats …

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A Midwest adventure of a life time at Sea Life.

*I was given two free snorkeling passes to help facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my own. We recently celebrated Maddie’s ninth birthday. Many of you know I believe in birthday weeks! A whole week to celebrate all the milestones that have been reached in the persons …

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We are a Leap Frog Family!

*As a Leap Frog Ambassador, I received products to help facilitate my reviews. All thoughts are mine and 100% honest. I have always loved Leap Frog products. When Maddie was around three we bought her a single letter word whammer. The word whammer came with individual letters she could switch …

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Our Kids each have Cleaning Zones

Laundry, washing floors, vacuuming, cleaning two bathrooms, and the up keep of a house hold often feels daunting. For us, a family of six, laundry is something we will never have to worry if we will have a shortage. Dishes will always have to be done as our stomachs routinely …

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Do I Really Matter Among the Zillion Others?

A couple nights ago I had the amazing privilege to share one of my life stories with our church’s youth group. It was a five minute presentation in which I hoped God would speak through me with a message of his love for each student there. About an hour before I …

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