Children and American Pride

If you live in Maine then you know (or should know) that a great American hero's anniversary is coming up at the end of June. It will have been 25 years since MSG Gary Gordon died for our country. He left behind children, parents, and family. His hometown has been working hard to honor this … Continue reading Children and American Pride

Review: Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe

I recently read the book Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe by Todd Wilson.  I finished the book very quickly. I would not consider this a must-read book. If you have the spare time or nothing else to read then this book may be fine. This book is not for the easily insulted. When I started reading this … Continue reading Review: Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe

My 5 Favorite Reading Kindle Apps for Kids

My kids love the Kindle. They are not on it 24/7 but we do have a lot of games for them at their disposal. I choose all their Kindle games. Whatever the games are I have 100% control over. I also do not pay for any games, even for myself. While my kids are outside … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Reading Kindle Apps for Kids

Pray for Those Who Hurt You

“But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you.” (Matthew 5:44) I was at a community mothers group today and the topic of conversation was forgiveness. We were watching the 20/20/ Parenting series by Julie Richard which we have been working through for some time. After our video and wonderful conversation, … Continue reading Pray for Those Who Hurt You

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