Parenting

10 Things You Might Not Know About Type One Diabetes

by Brittany Fenstermaker (Guest Author) November has become a very important month for our family in recent years. ┬áNot only is the world full of brilliant reds, oranges, and yellows, but the end of the month marks the beginning of the Holiday season! ┬áBesides all of these wonderful things about November, it is also Diabetes …

Home Adventures

5 Things First Time House Hunters Should Do Before Looking At Homes

*This post contains sponsored links For the past several months, we have been hard at work starting the cosmetic projects of our home. A while back, I wrote how we bought a fixer upper as a way to save money and reduce our carbon footprint on the world. While my husband got busy at doing …

Kids Parenting

Why we are trading presents for experience this holiday season

With the holidays approaching, we decided to change how we celebrate in a big way. We celebrate Christmas, and while the older two kids are past the Santa phase, the youngest is just now at the point where she is getting excited about Christmas and Santa and presents. However, with this change in dynamics, we …

Parenting

Why You Shouldn’t Get Mad When Your Kid Cuts Her Hair

Imagine this: You scheduled your family pictures for this weekend Two days before picture day, you set your coupon cutting scissors on the counter to use the bathroom and come out to find your child lopping off her beautiful golden locks! Total disaster, right? You want to scream! You want to cry! You want to …

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How Teaching Textbooks Put the Fun Back Into Our Math Lessons

While I received this curriculum subscription in exchange for a review, all opinions are my own.   If you homeschool like me and a lot of my friends, then you are probably still enjoying doing ALL THE THINGS right now. Of course, when I say ALL THE THINGS, what I really mean is you are …