My word for 2017: it's time to THRIVE!

My word for 2017: it’s time to THRIVE!

I refuse to think about the New Year before Christmas, and I always worry that I won't have enough time to properly review the past year and think about my hopes and dreams for...
Finding confidence when things don't go the way you expect

Finding confidence when things don’t go the way you expect

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Famous Footwear. All opinions are 100% mine. {Whispers} Can I tell you a secret? This year has been hard. Really hard. Okay, maybe that’s not a...
The best laid plans of a planner

The best laid plans of a planner

Despite my approach to homeschooling, I am a planner by nature. I like to make plans, set goals, create to-do lists, and—most importantly—execute those plans. And I love to learn tips and secrets for being...
The art of juggling for work-at-homeschooling moms

The art of juggling for work-at-homeschooling moms

I've been a work-at-home mom since the moment I became a mom—by choice, by necessity, by calling. I've also known I wanted to homeschool my kids since I was 16 years old. Reconciling those two things...
On recognizing & accepting limits and living my priorities

On recognizing & accepting limits and living my priorities

The first half of 2016 has been both full (in a good way) and busy (in a not-so-good way), and as we headed to Florida last month—on the heels of the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle,...
The gift of perspective

The gift of perspective

It's funny, really, because when we decided to add "one more baby" to our family (to recap, that was two babies ago), I knew I wanted to soak up every moment. I planned for several...