First Day of School

Since we home school, we do not follow a typical schedule of when we do school. I have found it is easier to take off a week here and there instead of actually taking a formal summer break. This really helps with me not feeling burnt out and not having […]

My Boy Is Home!

We have had a rule around here that our kids may be allowed to spend the night somewhere when they ask to. Until then we just don’t do nights when they sleep away from home. There was one exception when I had Miss Stalin and wanted my husband with me […]

Happy 4th Of July

I hope you have a very happy 4th of July. Remember, no matter what you do today take a minute to appreciate all the wonderful freedoms we have as American’s.

How I fell in love. 30 Things My Kids Should Know

Part 15 in the series 30 Things My Kids Should Know About Me. It seems like forever ago. I was working at McDonald’s and going to college full time. One day they hired the new boy. The one with the dark eyes and the incredible smile. Oh that smile. I […]

Sprinkler Fun

It has been hot here. We are already well into the 90’s. So in an effort to stay cool the kids have been running through the sprinklers. And I have been having fun playing with my new camera and taking lots of pictures.

Vacation Bible School

I am not around much this week. We are having Vacation Bible School at church this week. I have been getting up way too early and having a blast with about 110 different kids. They are both having the time of their lives. Learning about Moses, playing games and making […]

Weekend 10!

The long weekend has just ended and now it is back to the grind. We celebrated our time in grand fashion. Friday we decided we should get out of the house for awhile. We planned a stop to get some stuff hubby needed for work and then we were going […]

This Is 39!

I turned 39 today. It was a wonderful day. But I couldn’t help but think how my life has changed. I still got up at 6am despite wishing I could sleep until noon. Today was spent still doing school with Genghis. I still did laundry. Cleaned the bathrooms. Kissed boo […]