July 5th we got an enormous amount of rain in the wee hours of the morning and when it came in the house things changed for us. Quickly.
The holidays are such a wonderful time of year for most people. With five young children, our house is very busy all year long, but even more so when the holidays roll around. Having a large family can also make the holiday season a bit costly. Luckily, we have thrift stores such as Goodwill we know we can […]
Even though my family homeschools, we are committed to supporting our local community. See what we’re doing for back-to-school and how you can participate in YOUR community too!
It was eerily similar to two years ago. My phone started blowing up with queries from friends, before the cloud cover had even rolled into Atoka. Quick checks on the radar and pulling up local news, came just in time to hear a tornado was hitting the ground just outside Moore. The storm was devastating […]
I think it’s important to help kids learn compassion. Children are sometimes very selfish creatures, and not on purpose. But just because they have a perspective of the world that they assume is world-wide. We recently had some training issues with the kids involving the understand of privileges vs necessities. Gratitude and compassion stem from understanding privilege, […]
We all want the best for our families. It’s the universal language of moms around the world. We use our resources to the best of our abilities and knowledge and we try to feed our families well. Whether it’s committing to cook a meal from scratch each day, or buying the goldfish crackers made from […]
Update – List has been updated! Please re-read the list and see what items you can help with. Angela’s Note – This is my baby sister. My gorgeous baby sister that was the first blessing in our family after my parents chose to give God control of their fertility. Paula Joy is now 18 – […]
Since we decided to begin giving Evan a weekly allowance for his extra jobs around the house, we wanted to have the ability to teach him money skills. The timing was perfect for us to become involved with Kidworth – an amazing online tool to teach kids about money. Here is the video of us […]