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Teach your kids to cook. Allow them to make messes and learn in their own unique way. Build up their confidence and lead by example. Cooking is such an important life skill. I’m often surprised by many who come to me here or via email, that truly just don’t know how to cook. They either […]

September 22, 2022

Teach Them

Our first year of homeschool was nothing like I imagined. I didn’t have the structure I wanted. Often times I felt inadequate, like I was failing them. I wondered if I had made a wrong decision in the beginning or if I was in over my head.  But then I realized maybe-just maybe, they needed […]

June 30, 2022

Embracing Your Role Inside The Home

My little ladies are now official homeschool kids! I’ve been trying to come up with the words on this post for weeks so here goes. As many of our friends are getting their kiddos ready for their first day Thursday, so are we. Ours just looks differently this year and hopefully from now on. I […]

August 10, 2021

(Home) School Is Now In Session

If there was ever a book that I needed for such a season as this one I’m in (other than the Bible, of course) it is what I’m holding. I don’t say this lightly but it truly changed my life and also took a lot of the thoughts and feelings I’ve been having for months, […]

August 6, 2021

Lit List | The Life You Long For

To my little girls of the prairie,⁣When you are grown, I hope you remember how rich your childhood was unplugged. I hope you remember long summer days playing in pastures, riding your cowponies, picking paintbrush, and letting your imagination determine afternoon plans. ⁣⁣I hope you remember exploring in the creek, hunting for arrowheads, witnessing new […]

June 7, 2021

A Letter To My Girls on Their Childhood

When I was little girl I dreamed about being a mom and what my little family would someday be like. Would I have all girls, boys, two kids, or three? Would we live in this cookie cutter home with a white picket fence? Would I make large home cooked meals in heels, pearls, and perfectly placed hair, […]

May 6, 2016

The Messy in Motherhood

It’s hard to believe that it’s been three weeks tomorrow since Sawyer Scout joined our family. Time has been so precious and we have been soaking up all of our moments as a tribe of four. I am excited to finally share her birth story. It was such a hard but beautiful day that I will forever have […]

July 7, 2015

Scout’s Birth Story

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