The Oilfield Slump

I’m having a rough hitch. We just got back from vacation (a wonderful, dream come true vacation) and transitioning back into real life has been tough. The kids are having a hard time focusing on school and getting back in the groove of things. I’m having a hard time catching up on everything (bills, errands, […]

Home School Questions

I love homeschooling. It has been a wonderful surprise –  something that I never planned on doing. (I’ve learned some of life’s best things are the ones that weren’t “planned”.) It’s no secret that part of the reason we moved to Alaska was for the great public schools …. well, that didn’t exactly pan out […]

Symptoms of Home-schooling

We are in our third year of homeschooling. Sometimes it feels like I still have no clue what I’m doing and that I’m just treading water. Other times I feel like I have a complete handle on things and I don’t know what I was ever nervous about. I saw this post  I wrote from […]

How to Raise Balanced Children

Balance is a tricky thing. Being moms, one thing we all strive for is balanced kids. One thing I struggle with, or at least am conscience of, is not wanting to my kids to have an unrealistic view of themselves.  Yes, I want them to have high self esteem, and I want them to believe […]