Large Family, Motherhood

Meal Plan Monday!

Hello! Welcome to Meal Plan Monday! Every Monday I will share my meal plan for the week, plus one tip to make your meal planning easier. I don’t normally meal plan for breakfast and lunch. I have several things on hand for these meals each day so we usually just pick what sounds good. My… Read More Meal Plan Monday!

Homemaking, Homeschooling, Large Family

I Started a Youtube Channel!

  I have been kind of absent here on the blog for a while. One of the things I have been doing is starting a YouTube channel! I only have a few videos up but I plan to put at least one video up every week. I hope to share about the days of a… Read More I Started a Youtube Channel!


Karrington Grace’s Birth Story

  On January 9th at 1:15 am, we welcome Karrington Grace into our family, officially making us a family of 9! She weighed 7 lbs. 3.5 oz and was 21 inches long. Her story is the most eventful one yet. They are all exciting because they are all a blessing from the Lord, but Karrington’s… Read More Karrington Grace’s Birth Story

Homemaking, Homeschooling, Large Family

It’s Already December!

Wow! Time has gotten away from me. We have been so busy this fall that I have neglected getting some posts up on this blog. Thought I would pop in and do a quick update. I probably won’t be very regular on here since we are 2 weeks away from Christmas, and expecting baby #7… Read More It’s Already December!


Our Homeschool Curriculum for 2016-2017

This homeschool year I will be teaching a 6th grader (really? wow, time flies!), a 2nd grader, a kindergardener, a preschooler, plus 2 toddlers and a new baby coming mid year. Our days are going to be packed full of learning fun! For the 6th grader we will use: MFW Rome to the Reformation for… Read More Our Homeschool Curriculum for 2016-2017

Large Family, Motherhood

My Second Unassisted Birth

Hello! It has been a while since I have updated this page. I thought I would finish this post out and then next time I will send out an update on what has been happening here. Hope you enjoy the story of the birth of my 6th child! After having our 5th baby unassisted, when… Read More My Second Unassisted Birth


Homeschool Mom Addiction

I think I have a problem… I have already started thinking about what curriculum I will use next year with my kids. We are only 10 weeks into MFW CtG, and we are enjoying it so much. I don’t know what is wrong with me! Every year, I say I am not going to use… Read More Homeschool Mom Addiction

Homemaking, Homeschooling

Using a White Board to Direct Our Day

My memory is not as good as it once was. I used to be great at accomplishing things without having to write them down. But since having 6 kids and being busy with them all day, I can’t seem to remember to do anything unless I make a note to remind myself. For a while… Read More Using a White Board to Direct Our Day


Making Tracks

At the end of September we got together with our homeschool group and took a trip down to the river. My husband invited our teacher from highschool to come down and teach the kids about the different kinds of grasses and weeds in our area. We also found animal tracks belonging to deer, racoon, cat,… Read More Making Tracks