Inside: The four essential reasons why you should attend a homeschool convention. Plus tips on how to plan, survive, and thrive at a homeschool convention. It is that time of year. Homeschool convention season! Attending an annual homeschool convention can be the highlight of a homeschool parent’s year. It can be a time to refocus and recharge their homeschool journey. Fellow homeschooling parents and experts share their wisdom during workshops and vendors offer a hands-on look at ... Read More about How To Ensure An Awesome Experience At A Homeschool Convention
Money is an emotional thing. For something that is supposed to be so cold and impersonal, money can elicit some raw and varied emotional reactions. The unadulterated joy you experience when finding a $10.00 bill in your winter coat pocket hiding away from last year. The sheer disappointment of an unexpected bill. The utter rage at an unwarranted bank fee. The euphoria of an unexpected bonus at work. Money can make us feel so many things. Yet of all of the emotions that money can ... Read More about The Ten Most Effective Ways to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck
As parents, your primary wish in life is that you raise happy, healthy, productive, self-sufficient children, who won’t call you when they’re 25 to make their dentist appointments, do their laundry, or make them a sandwich. No, really. There are young adults who have graduated college or moved out of the house who still can’t pay bills, do laundry, write a check or parallel park. Alright, so maybe not knowing how to parallel park isn’t that bad. You can just keep driving around until you ... Read More about Life Skills For Kids & Teens: What They Should Know Before Leaving Home
In a little less than two weeks, lil man will be a year old. I can’t believe how fast time has flown by. It seems like just yesterday I was arriving at the hospital for my scheduled cesarean section (C-section). I was a ball of nerves. I had all kinds of thoughts racing through my head. This might not have been my first birth story, but it was my first c-section. My other babies were delivered vaginally and up until 30 weeks into this pregnancy I was pretty sure lil man would be delivered ... Read More about Having A Scheduled C-Section? What To Expect!
The Best Time to Visit Disney World? Well, that depends on YOU. So, you’ve decided it is high time to pack the kids up and go visit the Big Mouse and his friends in Florida. Disney World calls you, and you must answer that magical call. Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, and the Princesses are waiting for you and your family to set off on this rite of passage and set off you shall. But first and foremost: Godspeed. As a Floridian, I would say I am pretty darn lucky that Orlando and Disney World isn't ... Read More about The Best Time to Visit Disney World