Free Books to Enjoy While you are Cooped Up

Homeschoolers and parents who are new to homeschooling are all in the same boat. We are stuck at home educating our own children. Some are new to this, others are not. Some are trying to copy 6-8 hours of schooling for just a few kids, and some are seeing that that may not be needed … Continue reading Free Books to Enjoy While you are Cooped Up

10 Online Services and Subscription Boxes That Will Save You Time and Sanity

So I am online surfing and shopping during these crazy times. Lord of the Rings is always playing in my home. I'll be on my own for a while! We may be a homeschooling family but we leave our home every day. This is all weird and all new territory for us! So what better … Continue reading 10 Online Services and Subscription Boxes That Will Save You Time and Sanity

Relay For Life Time!

It is that time of year again! Some people wait for the seasons to change or certain sports to start. I wait for the Relay For Life! This Friday and Saturday will be the Penobscot Relay for Life. A two day and one-night event where we raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society … Continue reading Relay For Life Time!

50 Ways To Homeschool for Free Part 1

As a homeschooling parent, I hear all the time that homeschooling is very expensive. I understand where that is coming from. The fact is though that homeschooling is not expensive. You could essentially homeschool for free, and yes that includes printing costs. I am going to share 50 ways to homeschool for free. This is a … Continue reading 50 Ways To Homeschool for Free Part 1

How I Started to Cloth Diaper

How I Started Cloth Diapering! Before my daughter was born I had read every book about birth and raising a daughter that my library had to offer. Apparently, I had skipped the constant and horrible diaper rash education of parenting. I had tried every brand of disposable diapers with that child and nothing helped. I … Continue reading How I Started to Cloth Diaper

Kids and Diaper Rashes

These kids and diaper rashes! It is a never-ending battle of learning and problem-solving. After having four children in diapers you would think I have all the mysteries of diaper rashes solved, but I do not. Each child is different, each rash is caused by something different, and everything and nothing works to cure it. … Continue reading Kids and Diaper Rashes

Christmas With a Newborn

  I have four children now. Four children at Christmas. Does that sound terrifying? A little, yes. Having rules and boundaries help though. I learned very quickly that it is ok to say no, make sure you say no, and the anger and tears are over in about five minutes. That makes all the holidays … Continue reading Christmas With a Newborn