Browsing Category : Family Life


Learning to Cook: Join us on our Journey

I have a confession to make. I can’t cook. In this age where it seems like any parent who ever serves their kids pre-packaged, frozen meals is guilty of a crime, I am definitely a felon. Sure, I enthusiastically pin healthy, whole food recipes on Pinterest, swearing that I’m gonna cook them one day. I read Mommy blogs that brag…

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Homeschool Traditions

Creating Homeschool Traditions

  I wrote several months ago about our desire to homeschool our daughter due to bullying at her local school and our dissatisfaction with the education she was receiving (link to that story here). I’m happy to say that we have officially made the transition! Bella begins online school in less than 3 weeks. But along with our excitement about…

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How I Taught My Child to Love Reading

We all know that it’s important for our kids to develop good reading habits. Teaching our kids to love reading helps develop their vocabulary and can improve school performance. It’s also a great way for them to learn about new subjects that interest them. But kids aren’t born with an inherent love of reading, at least not the kids I’ve…

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My Dog Got the Scary New Dog Flu

I’m glad to say we’re back from an unexpectedly long hiatus from our blog. However, as usual, things aren’t going to plan. My intention last week was to start writing a series of posts about our recent trip to Paris, but life had other ideas for me. First, my daughter and I managed to get food poisoning on our last…

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A Plea for the Bullied

Today, I’m going to deviate a bit from my usual light-hearted post to talk about something a little more serious. I don’t often share things about my personal life on this blog, but I’ve got something bothering me that I feel I need to address. If this ends up helping someone else, then it will be worth it to share.…

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