Homeschool

Our 2018-2019 School Schedule

For this upcoming school year, I started planning back in late April, early May. I purchased all of my kids' textbooks ahead of time and I am done with our lesson plan for at least the first nine weeks. (Most of it is done for the entire year!) With baby 5 on the way, I… Continue reading Our 2018-2019 School Schedule

Eats

Mama’s Meat Sauce

A few weeks ago I spoke about a meat sauce that I make and freeze for easy meals on busy days. I put it in either lasagna, baked spaghetti, or just over pasta. It's just a simple thaw and use meal that can help make a chaotic to make more sense. I must make one… Continue reading Mama’s Meat Sauce

Eats, Family, Living

What’s for Dinner?

In this season of my life, I have been having a very difficult time with getting dinner on the table. I am fine until the evenings when I get "morning sickness" and out of energy. I just am not any good for anything by this point. It would be nice to be able to just… Continue reading What’s for Dinner?

Uncategorized

Here We Go Again!

Around this time last year, we had been blessed with a beautiful baby girl. She is highly energetic, goofy, inquisitive, and our cuddle-bug! She has had a wonderful impact on our family dynamics a.k.a. the siblings, as each of them looks forward to helping with her. She started walking at 11 months old, looks forward… Continue reading Here We Go Again!

Family

Asking for Patience

With four children, and one on the way, many believe that I must have the patience of a saint. They see my children remaining calm as we walk through the grocery aisles or at the library, and tell me, "You must have this parenting thing down!" I hate to say this, but "No!" to all… Continue reading Asking for Patience

Eats, Family, Natural living

Large Family Meal Prep

Meal prep is a great endeavor. It can help anyone to make more meals from scratch, stay on track with healthy or healthier eating, and save time in the long run. In the latest YouTube "food movement", many have began to make their meals for the week, pack them in individual portions, heat them if… Continue reading Large Family Meal Prep