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Category Archives: Parenting

Free Printable Laundry Checklist For Kids… and Husbands too!

Printable Laundry Checklist

I have a husband, four kids, and seven pets. That makes 13 living beings in our household. This boils down to a lot of laundry. It’s time to teach our oldest children the way Mommy washes clothes. Actually, my husband could use a little help in this area too. Hahaha ;-) This morning I took […]

“He is Upsetting Some of the Customers” – Goodwill and My Crying Child

Goodwill and My Crying Child

Kids cry. Some kids throw a temper tantrum. I know it, you know it, it’s a fact of life. My kids are probably a bit louder than most kids. I say this because I know my kids are hyper, independent, stubborn, and mischievous little monkeys. They don’t have a mild bone in their bodies, and […]

Homeschooling in Mexico as American Expats with Four Kids

Homeschooling in Mexico as American Expats with Four Kids

UPDATED 11/6/20 – In this article, let’s answer some frequently asked questions, “How are you homeschooling in Mexico?” and “Can you homeschool in Mexico?” Below you will find the answers to both questions along with some very helpful links for homeschooling families living abroad in Mexico or various other countries, as well as homeschoolers living […]

Swallowing Glass – Parenting Problems with Toddlers

Swallowing Glass - Parenting Problems with Toddlers

What should you do when your baby is swallowing glass? First, don’t panic. Our baby was caught swallowing glass and all is still well. It was terrifying but it turns out we are not the first parents to experience their toddler swallowing foreign objects. Here is our story! A few weeks ago I ended up […]

The Story of Baby Four – Miscarriage Loss

The Story of Baby Four - Miscarriage Loss

UPDATE 7/9/18  – It has been over six years since my miscarriage of Baby Four. The pain is still here but it has faded with time. I was very happy to find out we were pregnant with our 5th child in late 2012.  A beautiful and happy baby boy was born to us in May […]