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!
I wrote a book and I am super excited to share it with you! I lost a daughter in 2014. This was my first and only experience with a baby who was born still. I wrote about this birth experience as a guest on Heavenly Treasures. Which you can read here. The journey through losing … Continue reading Poetry Book Kick-Off Giveaway
Where does the time go? Seriously! I know I have a bunch of kids but for all of them it seems like just yesterday I was pregnant and waiting for a new addition to our family. It is no different for my oldest. For so long she was my only daughter, but she will always … Continue reading 10 Things to do with Your Growing Daughter
1 Year of ABCmouse for $45! That is 62% Off! This is an awesome sale! The ABC Mouse program has been beyond vital for my family and our homeschooling journey. My public school going family members have also had amazing success with the ABC Mouse Program. The $45 Sale will run from March 28th - … Continue reading ABCmouse Spring $45 Sale!
I love Continue to Give! I have had a really positive experience using it. I have been using Continue To Give for my online giving program. You should check it out yourself. The program makes giving easy because people can give with Text, App, Kiosk, or on the website. Their rates are low, and they … Continue reading Online Giving Program
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
Schoolers get all the fun right? WRONG! We get all the fun! Even though we do not get to take those depressing looking pictures of the parents celebrating their children leaving for school, we can still do our own thing to celebrate the traditional start of the school year. We homeschool year round, so my … Continue reading 10 Ways to Celebrate Not-Back-To School!
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
Miss Rumphius is a favorite story of mine. I have always loved the book. When I was planning my co-op class I knew that I was going to teach Miss Rumphius. So when that day came I was so excited. I only have 30 minutes for 2 age groups to teach. Ages 7 and under and … Continue reading Lesson: Miss Rumphius
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!