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There and Back Again: Part two – Danbury Lodge

There and Back Again: Part two – Danbury Lodge

After enjoying Galveston for two days, we packed up and headed to a retreat center that is owned by my parent’s church.  We spent the next five days relaxing, napping, fishing, swimming, making smores, going to an aquarium, and catching up on laundry.  Because I...

Holiday Meal Organization: A Three Day Plan

Oh how I love the holidays. I love the baking, music, decorations, special dishes, being with family, and the general excitement that tends to overflow from even the youngest members of our family. But, as much as I love the holidays, they can come with a unwanted...

Evolution of a Homeschool Schedule

This post needs little explanation.  It is simply the last three years’ schooling schedules that I wanted to make available for any homeschool moms who are looking for ideas:) 2011-2012  This was when we had six kids and were in the infant stage. 2012-2013  ...

Large Family Organization…Laundry

Oh the dreaded laundry!  It is not at the top of my list of enjoyable activities.  I will also admit that the only laundry that I enjoy folding is the little baby clothes.  They are quick, easy, and cute:)  But baby laundry soon gives way to toddler, child, and teen...

Four Keys to a Successful First Day of (Home)School

Well, it’s that time of year again. The time when…*school supplies are set out in the front of every store*parents fight the crowds with a supply list in hand*children’s wardrobes are spruced up with new school clothes/shoes…or uniforms*parents...