Train Lovers, Eat Yer Hearts Out!

Not that I have any clue what “Eat Yer Heart Out” really means….!  😉 ANYWAY……………… We love trains in this house.  In a BIG way.  So the other day, the kids and I were leaving work, and we hear the train whistle.  From past experience, we know that we can get to a couple of […]

The Complete Zoo Adventure Review!

Hi there! I received a copy of The Complete Zoo Adventure curriculum to review for the MasterBooks Twitter Party. Here is some information regarding the Twitter party from Meghan Tucker’s website, The Tuckers Take Tennessee: Who Is It For? Any parent (homeschool or non-homeschool) who loves great books/curriculum/resources for their children. When Is It? Tuesday, […]

In Need of Snack Help

Several times a week I pack up the kiddos and bring them to work with me.  On mornings like today I draaaaag through the morning, unable to bring myself to get them out the door. So what’s stopping me?  [insert ominous music – dunh, duhn, DUHN]….the dreaded SNACK issue.  I’m not kidding.  I truly dislike […]

Great Prayer Ideas for the Kiddos

In the past two days I’ve gotten 3 fantastic prayer ideas that really inspired me. This evening I was reading to my son from his devotional book: Sometimes I feel like the wording is a little bit young for him (he’s five) with the simplistic rhymes, but he really seems to enjoy the stories, and […]

Joining the Hip Homeschool Hop

It’s official! Hubby has (finally!) agreed with my desire to homeschool my boy for Kindergarten this year. I’ve ordered our curriculum and supplies, and we’ll be starting school next week – hooray! Just a disclaimer here, I’m sure the kindergarten public school in our town is just fine. However I feel like my own son […]

Teaching About Charity

Hooray! Today’s my day to write on the Seeds of Faith blog. I’m a bit exhausted today – the little one was up most of the night, and I had no idea if I would be able to write about anything, but as always the Lord is faithful and gave me the words to say. […]

Outdoor Fun – Bubbles!

I used to hate having to play outside with the kiddos. Seriously, I had no idea what to do with them. Finally, I learned that you really don’t have to “do” that much. The key ingredients are: to relax to have fun to give yourself permission to PLAY like a kid again My kiddos are […]

Gentle Reminders and iFellowship

The kids and I had a FABULOUS day yesterday.  We spent just about the WHOLE day outside.  I have no idea why we don’t do that more often! We: played outside in the morning: having races with ping-pong balls and straws – so fun! had swimming lessons for my 5-year-old spent some time at the […]

Filling Your Tank….

“but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. –Isaiah 40:31 Thank you Lord, for these wonderful words! I have been feeling somewhat weary and faint, burdened and ineffective. Kind of like […]

I'm Not Perfect….

….no, I’m not. I’m not perfect… ….but I like what I’ve got! Do you know that Laurie Berkner song? Well it certainly describes how I feel – a whole lot of the time! We had a rough day today. One of many, unfortunately. But with God’s grace we made it through. Hop on over to […]