Our Week Ahead 7/29-8/2

One thing that I get asked quite often is, “how do you do it all?”. “How do you homeschool, keep a clean house, cook healthy meals from scratch, tend to a garden and animals, make it to social events (ok, maybe not so much of the latter.. let’s be real) etc..” And my answer is,…

Create a Peaceful Retreat

Have you ever noticed how relaxing it is to stay away from home? Now, I know that’s a loaded question, as I have stayed a few places that I wouldn’t return to if someone paid me. But I’m talking about the feeling that you get when you stay at a nice hotel. It’s clean, it’s…

What I’ve Learned from Adopting Shelter Pets

As far back as I can remember, movies and media have portrayed shelter pets as flea infested, disease ridden animals with a vendetta for small children. “You don’t know that dog’s past.” “You should get a puppy or a kitten so you can raise it how you want to.” “That cat will stink up your…

A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mom

Often times I get asked, “What do you do for work?”. A typical conversation starter here in the U.S. I’ve always hesitated and muttered out something to the effect of, “nothing” or “I don’t” or “I’m a stay at home mom”. And in recent years, as I’ve grown into the role and title of stay…