10 Ways for Your Child to be Involved in Cancer Awareness

In June our Quest Club Troop did cancer awareness events. That had me thinking, how else can people be involved in this cause? Whether it is awareness or raising money or helping others living with cancer, what can our children do? With the recent passing of my little brother, who passed away after a month-long … Continue reading 10 Ways for Your Child to be Involved in Cancer Awareness

ABC’s of Starting the New School Year

August is looming. The summer is hot and we are wondering how much longer must we suffer. Ok, maybe it is just me who is wondering that. I hate summer :p. Nonetheless, we cannot deny that the new school year is coming. It is looming. It will be here. Whether you are a homeschooler, like … Continue reading ABC’s of Starting the New School Year

10 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Before School Starts

I hear a lot of excuses for why people do not homeschool. Those excuses are always followed simply by me telling someone I homeschool. While I am not judging you for sending your kids to a traditional school and while I could care less for your reasons why you do not homeschool (see 10 Things Homeschool … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Before School Starts

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!

Poetry Book Kick-Off Giveaway

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 Have I Been?

That is a loaded question. I've worked hard to consistently write but lately, it has been a struggle. I haven't been relaxing though! Last month I walked the Relay for Life in memory of lost family members and in honor of those friends and family who fought the battle of cancer, at the time my … Continue reading Where Have I Been?

10 Things to do with Your Growing Daughter

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