• Freedom From Parenting Guilt

    Like most parents I fear that I fall short with my children. I worry that I don’t have what it takes as a mom and that I could possibly ruin my one shot at this child rearing [...]

  • Are Unexcused Absences Ever Excusable?

    I take school and academics very seriously, but I am not opposed to missing a day every once in a while even when the reasons aren't related to death or illness. Maybe you've seen some [...]

  • 10 Ways To Feel Loved and Adored By Your Spouse

    (originally posted on November 11, 2013) Imagine your husband brings home a rare painting in an ornate frame and he wants to hang it up in the living room, but you can’t find any nails, [...]

2022 Christmas Card Reveal

By |December 21, 2022|Categories: Crafts, Family, Laughter, Uncategorized|

It's that time of year! Time for the Busches annual Christmas card. This is our 22nd Christmas card and it's pretty pun-ny, if I do say so myself. Ironically I had picked out holiday ensembles for the whole family (I didn't go shopping for clothes, this is just a conglomeration of stuff we owned) but in the end most of our outfits weren't [...]

Messy Mom Christmas Time Finds

By |November 22, 2022|Categories: Crafts, Family, Home, Projects, Uncategorized|

I'm a decorate-after-Thanksgiving kind of girl. Which means Christmas time is just two days away and I am SO EXCITED!!! This week I have a THREE products to promote that will fit right in around the tree this holiday season. One will be perfect to wear when you are hanging out around the tree, one you want to wrap up and put under [...]

10 Years Later

By |April 30, 2022|Categories: Special Needs, Uncategorized|

Yesterday was the ten year anniversary of when SJ was diagnosed with profound hearing loss. I wrote about that day in 2012 in a post called "Processing the Diagnosis" Then in 2015 I wrote a post called Living in Holland (thought from a  special needs mom) and if you have a special needs child you are probably familiar with the Welcome to Holland [...]

Supporting Your Kids’ Home School Needs

By |February 8, 2022|Categories: Education, Family, Motherhood, Parenting Tips, Schooling|

How has your experience with home school been? Maybe you’ve got on really well? Or maybe some ups and downs? Home school has been a bit of a mixed bag for all of us, and that’s why we need to talk more about how to support your kids through it. After all, whether your children are being home schooled by choice or by [...]

5 Word Puzzles Apps To Challenge Your Brain

By |December 28, 2020|Categories: Education, Family, Lifestyle, Schooling|

Christmas is over and winter is in full swing. To be honest, this season can feel glum and sometimes you wonder if you brain is turning into mush! Word puzzle apps can be a great way of challenging your brain and keeping you more alert! On top of helping you to expand your vocabulary, these word puzzles can test your mathematical and logical [...]

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