One Reason I’m Glad I Was A Caregiver And One Reason I’d Never Do It Again

Caregiving is a tough job. Caregiving full-time, as in around the clock, is insanely hard. Doing it with a growing family and a marriage to nurture nearly broke me. There’s one reason I’m glad I was a caregiver and one reason I’d never do it again.   Many of my 2016 posts were about caregiving. Read More

Round Up of My 5 Favorite Back to School Posts

***UPDATED August 4th, 2018***   So last year I wrote the following post and used a bunch of links to other bloggers to¬†give you some of my favorite back to school ideas. This year I decided to add my own school ideas to the roundup…so you get not only 5 great ideas listed further on, Read More

Our All-Time Favorite Book for Tween Girls

There are so many books for tween girls.   Some are great, some are awful.  This is our favorite.   The tween years are a tough age.  Not teens, not really little, not so cute anymore either.  They struggle to fit in.  Differences in development begin to really stand out.  That’s why this book is Read More

How to Make a Hot Cold Pack

  Many of you asked how to make a hot-cold pack used in the period survival kit.   This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using my links. Click here to see my full disclosure policy.   In the spirit of full disclosure, Read More