The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle 2017

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle 2017

Introducing: The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle 2017 This post contains affiliate links. Read disclosure for more information.  It’s not like you expected homemaking to be a piece of cake. But you had no idea you’d be so tired, overwhelmed, and confused, right? I’ve often felt the same way. When I first became a wife (20 years […]

How To Raise Simple Kids In A Complicated World

How To Raise Simple Kids In A Complicated World

School shootings, bullying, terror attacks, divorce, natural disasters, child abuse, drugs, poverty, gangs, teen sex, political unrest, racial tension. Our world is increasingly becoming more and more difficult for us (adults) to comprehend. As such, we cannot expect our children to be able to navigate the minefield which our culture has become. {Not if we have […]

10 Things Every Boy Needs to Hear From His Dad

10 Things Every Boy Needs to Hear From His Dad

A father’s relationship with his son is irreplaceable. Whether you are a step-dad, birth dad, adoptive dad, or simply a father figure to a boy, your advice is vital to his well-being. Your son hangs on your every word and thinks you can do no wrong. Which is why it is so important to choose […]

10 Things Every Boy Needs to Hear From His Mom

10 Things Every Boy Needs to Hear From His Mom

As a mom of 3 boys ages 18, 14, and 10, I have learned a thing or two about what I should (and should not) say to them. If you have a son, then you know from experience, boys are not only a different gender, sometimes it can seem like they are a different species […]

How To Be Content With Whatever You Have Wherever You Are

How To Be Content With Whatever You Have Wherever You Are

Would you like to learn how to be content with what you have and where you currently are in life? If so, here’s an object lesson for you to ponder: As I write this, our family of four is spending 2 1/2 weeks sleeping in a 1974 trailer (aka glorified tin can) on our family’s […]

Why I No Longer Care What People Think Of Me: And Neither Should You

Why I No Longer Care What People Think Of Me: And Neither Should You

I used to worry about what other people thought of me. I was afraid I would scare “normal” people away if I was too silly or weird. What if they didn’t “get” my oddball sense of humor?  I would walk on eggshells around certain people because I was afraid I’d do or say something to […]