Simple Ways to Establish a Healthy Milk Supply

Simple Ways to Establish a Healthy Milk Supply

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! This week I will be sharing parts of my breastfeeding journey along with guest posts from others who have a passion for breastfeeding and helping mamas achieve their desire to breastfeed. Thank you so much for joining us! Prior our move to the VA mountains I had the privilege of earning my Certified Lactation Counselor credential and working with breastfeeding mama's for 2 years through our local WIC office.  I was invited into the early moments of many … [Read more...]

«
Read the new post:

Funstastic Unit Studies: Science Edition

Funstastic Unit Studies Science Edition Insects

I am not a Science teacher, and that's okay. Funstastic Unit Studies has Science Unit Studies For Homeschoolers and Teachers which makes it easy for anyone to teach Science, even if it's not something they are proficient in. Funstastic Unit Studies made learning fun, and that's important. When we would finish an activity, my children would ask if they could do the next one. They loved the Unit on Insects. Susan Kilbride does an excellent job laying out exactly what is needed for the … [Read more...]

«
Read the new post: »

Homeschool Curriculum Round Up

Homeschool CURRICULUM ROUND UP

There are all sorts of curriculum on the market, you can spend a small fortune figuring out what is a good fit for your family. Thankfully for you, we have used quite a few and have some hands-on reviews on them! Choosing the right curriculum for your family is no small task with all the options available. That's why I have compiled a list of the curriculums we have used and my thoughts about them. General Homeschool Curriculum: SCHOOLHOUSETEACHERS.COM REVIEW MODERN CURRICULUM PRESS … [Read more...]

«
Read the new post: »

Ultimate Summer Boredom Busters

SummerBoredomBusters

Summer is a time of great freedom and time to be together as a family . . . alas, we can sometimes get to the point of boredom or even just plain getting on each others nerves. Well, we've got a great list for some things to try and thwart the latter half! Outdoor Play GARDENING WITH CHILDREN: MY FIRST GARDEN NATURE WALKS {IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD} THE SAND WATER TABLE WITH A TWIST HOW TO MAKE THE BEST OF YOUR ONE DAY BEACH TRIP HOW TO STAY SAFE AT THE POOL THIS SUMMER A DAY IN … [Read more...]

«
Read the new post: »

Pausing Life in a Moment {with Your Camera}

Pausing Life for Just a Moment with the Panasonic LUMIX G7 camera

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Panasonic. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Documenting life through pictures has always been a part of my journey. While I've seen lots of people talk of about putting down their phone to really live life in the moment, I only half agree with this. Phones are a distraction, I agree. One quick check of email can turn into an hour long ordeal, flipping through … [Read more...]

«
Read the new post: »

5 Easy Steps to Creating the Perfect Summer Adventure Kit

How to create the creating the perfect summer adventure kit for your family to help foster imagination in your children and spend time together as a family.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Horizon Organic. The opinions and text are all mine. Comments submitted may be displayed on other websites owned by the sponsoring brand. While I don't necessarily care for the heat of Summer, I love the spontaneity of Summer. Hopping in the van and deciding to head to the beach, isn't a far cry from reality in our house. It helps we live about 3 hours away. Deciding one night that we should take the kids to the Zoo is always on my … [Read more...]

«
Read the new post: »