My Book Is Out!

Super exciting, Right? My first book (of many I hope) is now available on Amazon and Etsy through County Road Publications. I am super excited! My collection of poetry has been a long time coming. I titled my collection 'Lost Poems of a Functioning Mother' because some of these poems I thought were lost, I … Continue reading My Book Is Out!

Review: Turkish Towel Store

I was asked to review a new towel company called Turkish Towel Store. I received a free towel to try out and review. At first, when I received my towel I was skeptical. It wasn't a nice fluffy bath towel. It wasn't a rough-ish beach towel like I'm used to. It is a thin soft … Continue reading Review: Turkish Towel Store

TeenPact Study Guide

My daughter is off to her first TeenPact event next week and I cannot believe it! We are so excited and a little bit nervous. We will be attending Maine's one-day TeenPact class in Augusta for ages 8-12. If you do not know what TeenPact you can learn about it here: https://teenpact.com  TeenPact is designed … Continue reading TeenPact Study Guide

10 Easter Gifts for Kids

I LOVE giving gifts. When I became a parent I was actually a little bummed that we only give gifts twice a year, Christmas and Birthday. I have changed that though in the past 9 years of being a parent. Some may criticize it but I love it.  Last night, which was Saint Valentine's Day … Continue reading 10 Easter Gifts for Kids

Day 2 The Purposeful Mom Stronger Devotional Life Program

I have signed up for the Purposeful Mom 5 Days To A Stronger Devotional Life. The days I receive her emails I will be writing what I think, feel, read, etc. This is a great way to encourage all my readers to think about becoming closer to God as well as to build your trust in me. … Continue reading Day 2 The Purposeful Mom Stronger Devotional Life Program

Book Review: How to Trick the Tooth Fairy

I was not asked to review this book. I was not compensated in any way for reviewing or reading this book.  My daughter brought home How to Trick the Tooth Fairy by Erin Danielle Russell from the library. The only thing I see wrong with this book is you need to return it once you … Continue reading Book Review: How to Trick the Tooth Fairy

The Day of Negitivity

Yesterday was filled with nothing but negativity everywhere. What was in the water? Luckily I didn't have any of that water everyone else seemed to be having served but I was exhausted by the end of the day. What do you possibly get out of being nothing but negative?  I started my day at 9am … Continue reading The Day of Negitivity

Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 6 Year Old

Homeschooling in Maine is pretty easy. The stressful part is the portfolio review, well making the portfolio. The actual review is simple. In Maine, you do not have to notify anyone that you are homeschooling until age 7 and you should wait to notify until then. It is always good though to get into the … Continue reading Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 6 Year Old