Feeding Kids on the Busy Days

Although it is not always perfectly on time, I can handle dinner most days. You know the drill: Thaw meat the night before. Check recipes in the morning to see about cooking times and prep work. Start prepping dinner at lunch time. It’s the breakfasts and lunches that seem to really eat up our day.

Words for Your Weekend

Here are some things I wanted to share with you from my journey around the web this week to simplify and enrich your life: ¬† Home Management Living the Good Life…No Matter What the Checkbook Says @ Frugally Sustainable Home School Keeping Preschoolers Busy While We Home School @ Preschoolers and Peace I promise I

How to Teach Your Child to Be a Good Reader

Cherish the Call is a blog that inspires community among  Christian women who write about their creative pursuits at home. Here is my post over there this week: Educators in public schools and homeschooling parents from across the country all seem to agree on at least one thing: The key to producing a great student

Why Do You Want to Work at Home?

In previous decades, women have been maligned by turns for working outside the home and for not working outside the home. There have been vicious wars with women hurling opinions as weapons. When religion is introduced to the equation, liberal feminists and radical Christians seem to fuel the extremes of the debate. While I have

5 Ways to Entertain Preschoolers

Every homeschooling mom of more than one child has faced the dilemma of what to do with younger children during school hours. Adding a paid job to the mix only makes the situation more urgent. While none of us wants to ignore the little ones or pass up giving them their own education, there are

Words for Your Weekend

Here are some things I wanted to share with you from my journey around the web this week to simplify and enrich your life: Home Management How to Get it All Done @ Preschoolers and Peace Home School Homeschooling Preschoolers {or not} @ The Busy Homeschool Mom Home Work Making Money From Home: Following the

Interview: Toneka Cooper, Online Boutique Owner

                  On this site, I hope to encourage moms that home educate and work for income at home as well as provide tips for better lifestyle and productivity. One way to do this is to look at the lives of women who fill both of these roles

The Myth of Balance

The crowd watches breathless as the tightrope walker gently sways, crossing one foot in front of the other. He holds in his hand a balance bar to keep him steady. Both he and the crowd know that one misstep, leaning too far in one direction will cause him to crash to the net below. The

One Word: Enough

While New Year’s Day is past, we are still just at the beginning of 2013. You may have noticed that many bloggers have chosen one word to simplify their goals for the year. I have done this for the past three years, and it has been a meaningful exercise. This is the word I have