You want to do fun things as a family but how can you do it without breaking the bank? Low-cost family outings are not as hard to come up with as you might think. Concerts, movies, and vacations can be out of budget for many families. Fortunately, there are cheaper alternatives to expensive family outings. […]
Enjoying crafts is something that you are able to have fun with and an activity that can be very satisfying. And, if you homeschool you likely use plenty of craft supplies each year. There are a lot of craft supplies that can be extremely costly but it doesn’t have to be. Coming up with ways […]
Groceries are one of the biggest budget items but also one of the biggest areas where you can save.
A sudden income loss can be stressful and send a family into a dizzying downward spiral. Here are 5 things you must do if you’re experiencing a sudden income loss.
Turning 40 came and went like any other day in the life of a work-at-home, homeschooling mama. I got up, did my thing, and went for dinner. Age has always just been a number to me. I’ve always felt older than I am. Those I worked with and hang out with are almost all older […]
Several years ago I had to let go of a dream, a deep desire God had given me. It seemed strange to let go of something that God himself planted in my heart yet I knew it was right. I had forgotten the story I told of this letting go until just recently. Now, on […]
In the trenches of every day life it can seem like your family is falling apart. There are power struggles with strong-will kids, communication breakdowns with your husband and disagreements over schedules, chores, and money. Many moms wonder how they can create strong family bonds amidst the chaos. This post contains affiliate links. If you […]
How often do we struggle in knowing God is in control? When I look over my life I can see Him whispering reassurance that He’s got it yet still I question. Our beautiful black truck and precise plan were another whispering, this time for Brad and me. We had a good plan. Brad diligently searched and […]
Like sands through the hourglass so are the days of our lives.” ~ Ed Prentiss, 1965 Sand in an hour glass is a fitting representation of time isn’t it? Flowing ever so smoothly right through our fingertips as we hopelessly try to grasp just a bit more. We never have enough and yet, when we […]
Goals put God in the driver’s seat, rather than your might. Resolutions are typically off-the-cuff, selfish desires that sound reasonable in the moment. They rely on your will and your might to achieve them. Let’s face it. That’s like putting a cookie before a three year old and telling them not to touch it. […]