Family, Homeschooling, My boys Bible Study Guide Curriculum May 16, 2018

After a lot of interest in the Bible Curriculum we use I thought it would be great to write about it. This curriculum was introduced to me by my husband’s Aunt who also homeschools, we didn’t use it our first year of school because our curriculum for our first year had bible study included. After a...

Family, Homeschooling, My boys Part 1: The Finer Things Club-Tea Time & Art Studies April 24, 2018

As a homeschooling mother there is a lot of pressure to teach other subjects and art doesn’t seem to be one that falls under the must teach areas of study. There are many benefits of learning art such as; stimulates both sides of the brain, children who do art are better readers and excel in...

Family, Homeschooling, Mental illness Homeschooling with Mental Illness April 16, 2018

Homeschooling wasn’t always the plan, in fact I said I would never homeschool on numerous occasions. When we started considering homeschooling the boys, we started seeking outside advice from friends, family and school teachers. From those who knew me the issue of my mental health was a concern. At first it made me feel sad...

Mental illness, Uncategorized Growth, you menace. March 22, 2018

Can I say I hate growth? No? I’m gonna say it anyway. I hate growth. Such a painful friend to have around, asking you to do more and be more than you ever intended. Telling you what you may have learned and have done all your life is wrong and can be no more. Ugh....

Health 10 ways to practice Self Care. March 8, 2018

We never realize how much were not taking care of ourselves until we feel so run down, overweight, tired and sick. Some of us (my husband) have disciplines set in place to take care of ourselves and when life starts to get busy and a week has gone by with lack of self care you can...

Home Design 3 Ways to Find Your Home Design Style November 21, 2017

This is one of the toughest things to crack. I like to reminisce about our apartment in our first year of marriage. Blank walls, water bed, big box T.V. and absolutely no color, those were simpler times. But yikes, right? Are water beds still being sold? I don’t want to know. Part of it was...

Family, Health, Mental illness Her real home.  March 28, 2017

If you’ve read any of my previous blog posts or follow me on Instagram then you know about my battle with ptsd, depression and anxieties. Such a dark time with night terrors, flashbacks, depression that left me in bed most days unable to care for myself or my family, suicidal ideations, weight loss and a...

Health, Mental illness Our loved ones see our mental illness differently than we do.  February 1, 2017

This post that I’m sharing is very special to me because it is written by my husband. From his perspective of a particular time when I had lost hope. I’ve hesitated on sharing this because my family and friends may read this, there is no need to worry my mental illness is in remission. At...

Uncategorized My doctor thought I had cancer.  January 20, 2017

January 2016 I went to my doctor for a routine wellness exam. During the visit my doctor found some abnormalities and wanted to take biopsies to see if I had cancer. The fear and terror is not something I can explain, it has to be felt. I cried when I got back to my car...

Uncategorized Time for a change. 

“Mama’s home!!” They run to me with big smiles almost tackling me to the floor as they jump into my arms. All the stress from work is gone and replaced with love and joy. I savor this because I know one day they will be too big and cool to greet mom this way. My...