Thoughts & Happenings

Thoughts & Happenings 09/20/18

For over a week now, our house has been filled to the brim with sickness! First Joshua (what a cough, poor guy!), then Maggie (hers was mild, thankfully), then Elizabeth (hers was mild, too, praise the Lord!), and now Samuel (he is on steroids for croup and is responding well). Stephen, Isabella and I haven’t… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 09/20/18

Homeschooling, Motherhood, My Life

Thoughts & Happenings 9/14/18

I can’t believe it’s already the middle of September, can you?! This month has simply flown by, mostly because of good things going on. Isabella is seven months old and started cutting her first tooth a few days ago. 🙂 It’s super cute, of course! I’m a bit concerned for it coming in more, though,… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 9/14/18


Céline Dion and Romance with an Older Man

I remember listening to her newest album when I moved to Georgia twenty-one years ago. I thought her voice the most unique and pleasing ever. I really felt her music. The following year, I enjoyed her contribution to the Titanic soundtrack, but my favorite experience with Céline had been in the Barnes & Noble cafe… Continue reading Céline Dion and Romance with an Older Man

Marriage, Motherhood

How to be Happily Married AND Take Care of Everything Else

Housework and child care are two common areas of resentment and irritation for women. Many wives think it should be a team effort to care for the home and kids, and are upset when they feel that they are doing much more than half the work. While there are certainly things that husbands can and… Continue reading How to be Happily Married AND Take Care of Everything Else

Living in Georgia

Get to Know Me | 25 Facts

I am crazy about my husband, Stephen. We’ve been together for twenty years and in many ways I love him more now than I did at the beginning of our relationship (which is saying a lot!) We have been a homeschooling family since 2004. I like it some days, I love it other days, and… Continue reading Get to Know Me | 25 Facts

Minimalism, Motherhood

The Carefree Days of Summer

I read blogs about summer all summer long. Many of them are written by mothers who feel joy because they are experiencing the magic and wonder of carefree days. Mothers who are noticing that the normal speed of their life seems to have temporary slowed down. They bask in their newfound ability to stay up… Continue reading The Carefree Days of Summer