Recent Posts about Everyday Life

Who Are You? How to Make a Real Difference

Vote with how you live your life. I usually make a concerted effort to stay away from political issues on this blog.  There are so many more important things (when one looks at the big picture) than what’s going on politically; who’s backstabbing who, and who is lying about whatever rumor to make the other…

Creative Solutions: Leftover Cereal Bars Recipe

cereal bars recipe

The Problem: I think any mom will tell you: one of the most annoying things to find, (other than clothes that are still folded being put back in the laundry room to be washed!) is when you reach into your pantry for something and come back with an empty box.  Hello kidlets!  If you empty…

What Would You Ask? One Question for Jesus

What One Question would you ask Jesus?

During the course of Jesus’ three-year ministry, his twelve disciples spent nearly every day with Him. They could’ve asked Him to teach them anything. What did they ask?

We Will Not be Overtaken: Trusting God in Times of Trouble

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed listening to all the violence, destruction and dissension among us. What can we do, other than take a deep breath and know that this too, shall pass?

The REAL Heroes of the Pandemic

Who are the real heroes of this pandemic?

Healthcare workers, grocery and food-service workers, utility workers, internet service providers, truckers, delivery drivers, sanitation workers, the ladies sewing mask after mask and asking nothing in return, police, fire, postal service workers, manufacturing plant workers, those who work in the media, bankers, teachers, parents… all heroes during this time.  I’m sure I’ve missed a few,…

Making Each Day Count: A Quarantine Blessing

How to make the most of this extra time with your children

Have you been feeling a bit overwhelmed lately?   I have.  I’m having a tough time wrapping my mind around the idea that something this crazy and monumental can still happen in the 21st century.  The world has halted, sports and other events have been put on hold, school is taught at home…

Adapting Gracefully to a New Normal

How do we adapt gracefully to this new normal?

*Just FYI… in a lot of this blog post, I am writing to myself! Ha! At the date of this writing, there are no cases of the coronavirus in my county.  I watch policy and opinion both being batted back and forth on social media while school children and workers across the nation are being…

Teach them: 73 Practical Life Skills

I’ve compiled a list of skills that, as homeschoolers especially, our kiddos should have tucked under their belts before heading out into the great big beyond. Some of these we’ve already conquered, some we’re still working on.

I’ve compiled a list of skills that, as homeschoolers especially, our kiddos should have tucked under their belts before heading out into the great big beyond. Some of these we’ve already conquered, some we’re still working on.

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