Homesteadin’ ain’t easy, and us Homesteadin’ Mamas have our plates over-flowing. You’re overwhelmed, exhausted, and it seems day by day your hair is getting a little more of those wisdom highlights your mama warned you about! But there are some things we can do to help simplify our crazy, lifestyle just a bit!
Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make all of the difference! And, I feel really silly for not thinking of them myself. Maybe I’m not the only one. Read how a friend’s comment changed how I prepared for mealtime with our four young kids. I hope it can make life easier for you, too!
Wintertime can be tough on a family. When young kids are stuck inside because the weather is cold, snowy or just plain dreary and wet, they’ll most likely end up with a case of cabin fever. You know it when you hear it — whining, bickering and letting loose the most dreaded sound of all: […]
Modeling behavior you want to see in your kids is the best way to help them grow up with empathy, kindness, and care for others.
Limiting screen time for kids is a necessary part of parenting these days in a world that is overrun with media.
I am the only one who can do for myself and my kids. Of course I have a great support group of family and friends who help, but at the end of the day I am still the only one for for my kids. I have to do the work required to keep up the […]