This year I wanted to try out some new reading challenges so one that I am doing is the A to Z challenge where you read a book where the title begins with all of the letters of the alphabet. X and Z can be anywhere in the title, as it's harder to find titles… Continue reading A to Z Reading Challenge
Hey y'all! Remember in one of my last posts where I mentioned that I had picked up reading and was working my way through my Goodreads challenge for the year? Well, I wanted to talk more about my books and what I rated/review them so a friend and I made a whole other blog site… Continue reading Book Review Blog
It's that time of year again -- who am I kidding.. it's been that time of year. When we are sitting there trying to come up with gift ideas for everyone on our list.. most of which have everything. I apologize in advance for this not being as thought out as I have done in… Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas!
I wanted to share with y'all some fall activities we have done or will be doing over the next two weeks in homeschool, with my third grader. These are all from Teachers Pay Teachers and are free resources. There's so many paid activities on there as well! That's where we get most of our non-curriculum… Continue reading 11 Fun Fall Activities for Third Grade
This won't be like my last open letter to my "dad" (you can read that here) because that was written to the guy that I thought was my dad, who I carried the last name of until I got married, and the one who signed his rights over but can't give me a reason why.… Continue reading An Open Letter to My Dad..
My blog is always the first to get pushed to the back burner when I am overwhelmed, unfortunately. I know it's been a long time since I have sat down to write anything here and I don't like that. In January I started reading consistently and I have read 58 books so far this year.… Continue reading It’s been… awhile..
If you're a parent, you know that fatigue is a constant battle. Whether it's from chasing after kids all day or simply from the stress of parenting, fatigue can take a serious toll on your body and mind. This is even more true when you're a parent of special needs children. That's why it's important… Continue reading Essential Self-Care for Parents of Special Needs Children
One of the first questions I always get asked when I tell people about something new in my life is "Why" and if I am being honest, a lot of the time it comes off really judgmental. I know it's a part of human nature to be curious about everything but the judgment is a… Continue reading Making Decisions and Answering to People
This article is written and submitted by Emily Graham from Mighty Moms. Image via Pexels Nature-Deficit Disorder refers to the idea that kids these days are so disconnected from the outdoors that they’re suffering as a result. With video games being more popular than ever, not to mention the rise of binge-watching on streaming networks,… Continue reading How to Safeguard Your Family Against Nature-Deficit Disorder
Today I want to share with y'all what our daily routine has been looking like. I won't include times because we all know that everyday looks different and as much as we may want, things don't always happen right on schedule. Before school. I set my alarm to be awake before the girls so that… Continue reading Our Daily Routine