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Advent Snacks (A Truth in the Tinsel Supplement) Days 7-12

*Affiliate links included* In order to extend the learning while doing Truth in the Tinsel, I wanted to come up with a simple supplement. After doing some brainstorming, I came up with Advent Snacks! They are simple snacks, themed after each day in of Truth in the Tinsel, that you can easily make with stuff you…

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Our Top Eight Preschool Building Materials

This post is part of the series “Home Preschool 101.” It is a peek into how we do homeschool preschool. Here are all the posts (links will go live as published)… Our Home Preschool Goals Our Simple Preschool Plan 2015-2016 Our Top Five Preschool Science Supplies Our Top Ten Preschool Arts and Craft Supplies Fruit…

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Six Baby “Essentials” We’ve Done Without

When you’re preparing for the arrival of a new baby (especially your first!) it is easy to find lists and lists of all the things you “need” to buy before baby comes. However, when push comes to shove, there’s not really a lot that a newborn needs. Diapers + wipes, a few outfits + blankets, food,…

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Thank Goodness God’s Not Like Me

Bitter words they can’t really even comprehend pour out of my mouth. “Kids! Please just play nicely! Everyone will have so much more fun if we treat others how we want to be treated.” “That’s it! Time out! Now. You’re done.” “You see? I told you this was going to happen if you didn’t listen to me!”…

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Overcoming the Need to Rescue

There’s no denying it, my son is an explorer. He is fearless. Nothing deters him when he has his eyes set on a goal. Because of this, he has been getting himself into sticky situations since he learned how to scoot his chubby little baby self around the room. As soon as he realizes he’s…

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Hey There!

*Ahem* Hi there. I never have been very good at meeting new people. Always been a little shy. Introvert if you will. I suppose the polite thing to do would be to start off by telling you a little bit about myself. Well, my name is Liz. I’m a twenty something wife and mother. I’m…

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