A Day In The Life of a Stay At Home Mom

I used to wonder what a day in the life of a stay at home mom was like. In fact, if I’m being honest, I used to imagine that it was incredibly boring. Of course, this coming from a girl who was almost entirely convinced that she was never going to be a mom. Cooking? Cleaning? Eating bon bons while …

Stay At Home Mom Style- Simple Summer Capsule Wardrobe

Let me tell you, I used to have stay at home mom style down pat. I loved clothes! My first blog, which started ten years ago (a few months after my oldest was born), was a mom style blog. High Heeled Mama, whaaaat. I was brutally offended when a friend suggested to me that I would stop wearing white pants …

9 Reasons To Start Homesteading

I wasn’t looking for reasons to start homesteading when we gave up our ideal residence on a quaint little cul-de-sac, four years ago, and set off for the country. In fact, I really only wanted to be able to walk outside in my pajamas and not have to worry about being seen by the neighbors. I had big goals. When …

Creating a Weekly Rhythm For Your Family and Life

Have you ever stopped, dropped, and danced the minute your favorite song came on the radio? Or swayed to your pandora while washing dishes? Your body was created for rhythm. And not just musical rhythm. Think about the way you wake up every morning and sleep every evening. The rhythm of rest. Or the way you look forward to the …

Be Happy, Stay At Home Mom

Being a happy stay at home mom isn’t the point. I’m just going to go ahead and cut to the chase, now. Having happy children isn’t the point, either. #shocker. The point of being a stay at home mom is so that you are present, available, and the primary influence and care taker in your children’s lives. In a world …

Feeling Inadequate As a Mom? Four Simple Tips to Let That Feeling Go

My oldest is ten, and I still find myself feeling inadequate as a mom. Watching heavily involved moms at the park has me second guessing my decision to encourage independence; like pretending not to see my son licking all of the playground equipment. And does anyone know how much puddle water is too much to safely ingest? I find if …

10 Reasons Why I Love Being an Introvert Homeschool Mom

Before I was an introvert homeschool mom, I was an introvert stay at home mom. And before I was an introvert stay at home mom, I was just an introvert. As an introvert, I never imagined I would be homeschooling, much less loving it. In fact, I imagined I would probably be better suited living my life completely alone. And …