Monthly Archives: January 2015

Need a Boost for Your Homeschooling? Come to the Winter Homeschool Conference!

If you live in the Utah area and want a boost for your homeschool inspiration, I hope you come to the Winter Homeschool Conference, organized by my dear friend Tammy Ward.  It’s a week from today, Sat. Jan. 31 in … Continue reading

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What We are Reading Lately in January 2015

I am going to see if I can track better what books we read for our homeschooling journey this year. With three kids who have graduated from the Thomas Jefferson Youth Certification program, as well as other LEMI classes, I … Continue reading

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DIY Planner for Only 50 Cents from a Homeschool Mom of 15!

For the new year, here’s a great way to make your own planner. Years ago, I made my own planner pages to fit in my Franklin planner binder. I wish I had known about this idea, it would have saved … Continue reading

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Simplest Budgeting Technique for Busy Moms Ever!

Many of you probably have financial goals for the new year. The above budgeting and tracking technique from Jordan Page of funcheaporfree.com is the best one I’ve seen yet for busy moms. She ought to know, she has four kids four … Continue reading

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Product Review: Curlformers and How to Do them on Yourself to Get Perfect Curls

I first heard of Curlformers about four years ago when my daughter, who was then about 15, told me about them because she had heard about them from a friend.She also saw them on babesinhairland.com. She told me they were … Continue reading

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Help for Nursing Twins

Hi, this is Sarah.  Just before Thanksgiving of last year I delivered twins.  This was my seventh pregnancy, and I thought I had the mom thing down, but twins have proved a big challenge for me.   All my other … Continue reading

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“My Dad is My Best Friend” and More Gems from Some Bates Family Videos

The Bates Family from Lake City, Tennessee are good friends of the Duggars. Both families homeschool, and both families have 19 kids. I actually fell in love with the Bates family first, when I saw a special that ABC TV … Continue reading

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