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Get Ready for Solar Eclipse 2017!

Get Ready for Solar Eclipse 2017!

This Month people across the United States have the amazing opportunity to experience a solar eclipse! August 21st, 2017 will be a day we will all remember! My family is excited to live in a place where we will get to view the solar eclipse in totality. As a homeschool mom I have been reading all about the event, and planning some fun activities for my boys! I can’t wait! Don’t miss out on this opportunity with your family! Here…

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How to Create Memorable Family Experiences for Free

How to Create Memorable Family Experiences for Free

Do you sometimes worry as a parent, that if you don’t spend tons of money on amazing vacations your kids will be missing something? Is it possible to give your kids an amazing childhood with great memories when you don’t have the money to take big vacations each year? The answer to your question is, “YES, it is!” Summer break does not have to be filled with expensive vacations! It’s the Simple things that Count! We all want our kids…

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How to teach your kids Responsibility: Daily Chores

How to teach your kids Responsibility: Daily Chores

I recently started a series about how we can teach our kids responsibility every day! There are tons of opportunities for our kids to learn how to be responsible. In my last post, I told how I use packing for a vacation to teach my kids responsibility. If you missed it go check it out and download the free printable packing list for your kids before your next family vacation.  Check out How to teach your kids Responsibility: Packing for…

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How to teach your kids responsibility: Packing for a vacation

How to teach your kids responsibility: Packing for a vacation

As my kids are growing older, one of the most important things I feel they need to learn is Responsibility. I want my boys to be responsible and independent young men one day. I don’t want my kids to depend on me to serve them and do everything for them forever! The only way to accomplish this is to start teaching them how to be responsible for everyday things. Over the next weeks, I am going to share with you…

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5 “Consequences” for kids, that would be “Rewards” for Moms

5 “Consequences” for kids, that would be “Rewards” for Moms

Have you ever punished your kids or even just threatened to punish them for something and afterwards you think, “I wish that would happen to me”? It is so funny what we find enjoyable or want now, as moms,  has changed so drastically since we were kids. After watching my kids “suffer” and be upset with their “consequences” for disobeying, I decided to have some fun and make a list of all the things that we use as consequences for kids, but that…

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You are their Mom, Not their Servant

You are their Mom, Not their Servant

Did you just end your day and realize your children determined almost everything you did? Do you feel like you are just spending your days serving your kids? I think all mom’s have been here! I know I have! As Mom’s, we easily get into the routine of doing what our kids want right when they ask. If they can’t find something, who do our kids expect to come right away and help them look?  If they are thirsty or hungry they expect us…

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Looking Past Limitations for our Kids!

Looking Past Limitations for our Kids!

Almost every personal success story I read starts with something like “When I was a kid my (mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, teacher, or some person) really believed in me and encouraged me. They told me I could accomplish anything!” As parents, we all have high expectations for our children. We want them to be successful and happy! We want them to achieve more than we have or could hope to!  I believe all parents plan to encourage and do everything they can…

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Christmas “Thank You’s”: Encouraging Thankfulness in our Kids

Christmas “Thank You’s”: Encouraging Thankfulness in our Kids

It’s easy to get caught up in the joys of making sure your kids get everything they want for Christmas. Often we miss a perfect opportunity to teach them how to show thankfulness! My husband and I love to buy gifts for our kids. We love to see their excitement on Christmas morning! Also, we have a large family who all love to buy gifts for each other. Let’s face it, Presents are fun! They are fun to give and…

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Decisions with Purpose: Our Story

Decisions with Purpose: Our Story

Almost 8 years ago when my husband and I were expecting our first child an overwhelming realization hit us. We now had a ton of decisions to make that would be more important than any we had ever faced before! Of course we had made decisions before, like when we got married, where we would live, our work, and how we would budget. But, now every decision we made was going to affect another life. At the time, I was…

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