Blog Contributor, Family, Lifestyle, Parenting

Calming the Chaos: 5 Steps to Establishing Independent Play

Join Blog Contributor Christel as she discusses how to calm the chaos with five easy steps to establishing independent play! After baby number 7, our house became a little bit crazier. The added blessing significantly altered the structure and routine we all had grown accustomed to. Our little guy also was constantly entertained by his… Continue reading Calming the Chaos: 5 Steps to Establishing Independent Play

Family, Lifestyle, Parenting

35 Ways to Deal with Your Kids 24/7

You can probably tell by the title that this will be somewhat of a hilarious post (at least I hope). Since I turned 35 years-old today, I thought it'd be funny to talk about ways to deal with your kids 24/7 - 35 to be exact. Just to give you a little back story, in… Continue reading 35 Ways to Deal with Your Kids 24/7

Homeschooling, Lifestyle, Parenting

Homeschooling: The Diversity Hidden Within

DISCLAIMER: This post may show you just how small-minded you can be, and/or test your current perspectives of home education and other ethnicities. It's not your typical "diversity" post. Enjoy! Contrary to popular belief, homeschooling is not some American trend where majority of those who choose it are white, privileged families - at least not… Continue reading Homeschooling: The Diversity Hidden Within

Business, Faith, Lifestyle, Marriage, Mompreneur, Parenting

What’s So Important About Choosing a Word for the Year?

Okay, so I wasn't going to jump on the "my word for the year is ____________" bandwagon, but then I thought, "Why not?" There is something to be said about choosing a word (or two) to be your power word(s) for the year. Before choosing an actual word I threw around the thought that this… Continue reading What’s So Important About Choosing a Word for the Year?

Guest Post, Homeschooling, Lifestyle, Parenting

Encouragement for Your Homeschool Journey

Hey homeschooling mama. Can we be honest here? There are good days, and there are not-so-good days. I think subconsciously we want nothing more than to have it - and keep it - all together. Just do a quick Pinterest or Google search and you'll find results (and some) that scream it. The truth of… Continue reading Encouragement for Your Homeschool Journey