Single Mom-Homeschooling-Daily Life Tool Kit

This month started out so strong. Everything seemed to be going according to plan and then Murphy’s Law happened…. of course it did. We’re in the middle of the month and my to do list is nowhere near completed. There are a few things I can push until next month, or the end of summer, […]

Imperfect Motherhood

Some days being a mom is just plain hard. My buttons have been pushed to the limit these last few weeks. Kiah is going through another one of her trouble getting to sleep phases. Samuel is melting down about EVERYTHING(think I figured out some food items he’s not allergic but sensitive to) and all three […]

Whispers Through Time: Book Review & Giveaway

SeeSpeakHearMama, You are the winner of Whispers Through Time! It’s been a while since I’ve read any parenting book cover to cover. I’ve picked up several in the past few months and would flip through them, read a page or two, and put it away. Not this time!  I was so excited when I asked […]

I Like The Mother I Am Now MORE Than The Mother I Intended To Be

Welcome to the June 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting in Theory vs. in Reality This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants are sharing how their ideas and methods of parenting have changed. *** Before I had […]

Spanking Is A Lazy Form of Discipline

Today is National Spank Out Day. I know spanking is a lazy discipline method because we used to spank. When Kiah was 2. Looking back I feel terrible. Throughout my parenting journey I learned that children do not do things to manipulate us. Thinking back, she was doing what every other two-year old does…..being two! […]