Green Kid Crafts

Looking for a great Valentine’s Day gift for children? My kids love to get mail and bonus if it’s a box filled with awesome projects and crafts. As a homeschooling parent I realize how important it is to ask for help or inform our friends and family of gift ideas that are not only educational…

Easy Pancake recipe, no syrup needed!

My husband makes us pancakes every weekend. The girls finally told him that although they enjoyed his pancakes they preferred my mom’s so much better. Our former pancake recipe happened to be The Pioneer Woman’s recipe which we had all loved until recently. Check the recipe below or watch the video linked here: Madelyn makes…

Teach kids to love Vegetables and finish their Dinner

The girls both have gone or are currently going through this phase where they need to be prompted to finish their vegetables. Yes every parent’s daily struggle. When people comment “you guys are so lucky that your kids eat their food” I take a deep breath and internally snarl. “Lucky nothing!! If you knew how…

Dear Third Child

Dear Baby, Just in case you needed documentation, you are so loved already! I just want you to know this because I may not get around to getting pictures printed and hung of you for a while. I probably won’t get random handprint keepsakes as a baby, unless your oldest crafty sister decides to do…

Faith, Family and Homeschool

I talked myself into believing that I was satisfied with two kids. They were beautiful and healthy and I should be happy for what God had given me and my husband. As a young girl I had always imagined myself with four or even six children, I enjoyed the thought of a big family. But…

Christmas 2018

We celebrated the birth of our Lord yesterday and I prayed that my girls would experience the true meaning of Christmas. My family prefers quality time over presents all the time. Right now I’m listening to the girls watch videos we filmed yesterday. They are recording more videos and we will probably spend the day…

Marriage Lies and Truths

When I become a parent, somewhere between changing diapers and cleaning oatmeal off the floor for the thousandth time my priorities of marriage shifted a bit. I was honestly in a bit of a crisis like most postpartum moms are about our new identity as a caregiver and a mother. When our second child came…