Our family is at the start of a new beginning! We are entering a part of our lives where grace reaches down from Heaven, nudges our hearts to step out to love a little more than we thought possible. By Grace we have what we need to make this God-inspired dream a reality. We are … Continue reading The House.
Health and wellness are such a buzz word these days! As a parent, it can be such a struggle to even know what it really looks like to live a “healthy lifestyle”. The problem behind every definitive article on healthy living is that they bypass the truth: healthy living looks a little different for … Continue reading 5 Steps to Take Towards Healthy Living for Your Family
One unexpected change in my life post-motherhood is how it has changed friendships for me! I remember pre-kids I would hang out with my friends that had small children and would leave our meetings feeling a little frustrated. Every conversation we tried to start would be quickly interrupted by the little person, making it hard … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Mom’s Need other Mom Friends
Next year is the first year we will have TWO school aged kids in our home. It's been so nice to have two years to ease into homeschooling. We've learned a lot, which I'm sure will make Lucas' Kindergarten year an easier transition for us all. For my oldest Kindergarten year we used Abeka which actually was … Continue reading Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum Picks
We are wrapping up first grade (ugh, the end of the school year is so bitter sweet) and starting to look ahead to plan out next year. In the fall we will have TWO school aged kids in our home... which is just pure craziness! I'm a little nervous about making time to invest in … Continue reading Second Grade Homeschool Curriculum Picks
We did it! We built a coop, run and currently have little chicks running around in our backyard. While we are still months from being able to collect fresh eggs from these guys (yay!), we are still so excited about our six new additions to our family! Our kids helped us name our birds, so … Continue reading DIY Chicken Coop and Run
One thing I wasn’t prepared for when I became a mother is how draining the gig is. No matter if you're a young mom, working mom, stay at home mom or any other kind of mom, one thing we all can agree on is: the job can wear you down if you're not careful. I’ve … Continue reading Five Great Ways to Recharge As A Mom
Guys, I can’t tell you how much we love audio books in our house. They are amazing! We listen to them constantly in the car. It helps manage some of the drive time sibling conflict. We also all love listening to stories. Here are a few recent listens that really captivated our attention. The … Continue reading Five Family Friendly Audio Book Titles
2018 How to sum up a year? The first most amazing, exciting, our world changing thing that came in this year was Brent got a new J-O-B! He had felt that he was in need of a change (even though he was very thankful for the chance to teach) . He began pursuing IT certificates, … Continue reading Merry Christmas from the Idleman’s
I FINALLY made it to 1,000. ❤ I love this list and all the blessings it counts. It took some time but it's worth it to remember God is good in the land of the living. Happy Holiday's my friends, may you take time to be thankful for God's goodness in your life! 900. Our … Continue reading 1,000 Thanks!!!!