Money clearly isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s an important aspect of helping your loved ones achieve their dreams and enjoy a secure, comfortable lifestyle.  Once you’re a parent, it becomes more important than ever to have solid financial footing. Here’s how to set both yourself and […]


I know. I’ve been Missing In Action for a bit. Especially with the Reflections Journal last month. I Apologize I had to apologize to my daily, weekly, and monthly email subscribers. Yep. All of them. What with moving, co-op taking a break and a new business venture, I had a […]

konmari method

Once again, I am grateful for journaling. This last month has gone by so fast, I can barely recall what happened. Things Fall Apart Things started falling apart in the house where I was given sanctuary for a year. First, I noticed a short in the back patio lights. Then, the […]

why we choose homeschool

This article originally went in an entirely different direction. Same title, different article. It’s amazing how one event can change the course of life. Or in this case, the course of a blog article. One recent event caused me to scrap the previous article and immediately write something else. The […]

single parent family vacation

If you think it’s not possible to take a single parent family vacation, think again. Taking a vacation – sans partner – does not have to be out of reach. In fact, I’ll show you how to score a relaxing vacation. Yep. You and the kids. One where you don’t […]

what is a coparent

A Rose By Any Other Name It’s amazing how many people can get into a tizzy about a single word. Even more so is the power of one word. Think about it. How fast would you run if someone screamed, “Intruder!” What if they screamed, “Murderer!” Maybe you’d run a […]

cooking safety

Teaching children to cook and bake provides them with a necessary skill that will serve them throughout their lives. Plus, wouldn’t it be nice to get an edible breakfast in bed? What about a moment of peace and quiet? The quiet part might be a stretch, but teaching young children […]

best homeschool blogs

I Was Homeschool Blog Heavy I’ll be the first to admit that I love reading homeschool blogs. I love digesting almost any good homeschool lit. Give me a list of all the best homeschool blogs, and I become completely consumed. In fact, I was ecstatic when one site I wrote […]

tips on traveling alone

Many single parents don’t travel much because it’s thought of as stressful. Travel is not included in the list of ways to help you relax. Especially when you think about organizing the kids. And while travel with kids can be fun, you may come across an opportunity to travel alone. […]

Need to take a break? Let’s be honest. As a homeschooling parent, finding practical ways to relax can be challenging. And as a single parent, finding affordable ways to relax can be downright difficult. If you also work at home, the daily management of the home, business, and homeschool makes […]