November is here and we are trying to enjoy every sunny day that comes upon us. This is the time of year where I simply cannot wait for summer… but then I have to wait, so sunshine will have to do for now. We’re now well into our homeschooling year. With that comes some costs (which I try to keep at a minimum), but there’s also perks to homeschooling that we enjoy that are free such as a play time at our local gym as well as the ability to simply stay home (which leads me to my frugal five for last week)…Continue Reading
Well hello there!
It’s been a while.
During my absence, some very good and very hard things have been going on in my extended family (good doesn’t always mean easy). Between family crisis, homeschooling, hunting season and normal life with three children, I haven’t been able to find the time and energy to blog. In my absence, I’ve been thinking a lot about whether I wanted to continue to write here or not.Continue Reading
1. Cheap Squash!
There’s a local pumpkin patch that sells pumpkins, squash and gourds and such that we love to go to. It’s really amazing. The kids love roaming the fields in search of the perfect pumpkin and the biggest squash.Continue Reading
Sharing isn’t just for kids anymore.
As a parent of three small children, one of my jobs is to teach them to share. Humans are inherently selfish. I’ve never had to teach my children to say “MINE!”. Taking turns and being generous with toys helps our kids realize they cannot play with everything at once. Sharing isn’t about getting what you want when you want it, but rather learning to hold physical possessions a little looser.Continue Reading