• 2 Years of Speech

    2 Years of Speech

     SJ said her first word just barely over two years ago, when she was three years old. She said "up" and pointed to go upstairs. I freaked out. Just a little bit. From then on

  • My Loud Dishwasher

    My Loud Dishwasher

    Most of my adult life I have been washing dishes by hand. I know it shocking that there are people in AMERICA in the 21st century that do not have dishwashers, but it's true! I

  • Meeting a Project Runway Fashion Designer

    Meeting a Project Runway Fashion Designer

    A couple years ago my best friend called me to let me know that there was a deaf designer on Project Runway that signed and had a cochlear implant. I had never watched the show

10 Years Later

By | April 30th, 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

Enjoy St. Thomas on a Budget!

By | April 19th, 2022|Categories: Frugal Living|

I just returned from an incredible three day trip in St. Thomas with my mom and my two sister-in-laws. While I have told everyone that the four of us could have gone anywhere and had

Supporting Your Kids’ Home School Needs

By | February 8th, 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

Pain-Relief Strategies That Work (And Don’t Rely On Pills)

By | January 10th, 2022|Categories: Natural Living|

Many people find themselves living with pain for one reason or another. For some, it’s illness; for others, it’s surgery. But, it’s always a big problem.    Here’s the issue: when you’re in pain, it’s

3 Things to Consider Before Investing in Property

By | January 3rd, 2022|Categories: Home, Lifestyle|

When it comes to investing, putting your money into property is almost always a smart move. There’s significantly less risk involved compared with other forms of investment such as stocks and crypto, and over time

Five Things That They Don’t Warn You About Living in the Country

By | December 1st, 2021|Categories: Lifestyle, Natural Living, Simple Living|

Have you ever felt the need to throw your hands in the air and pack it all in? Maybe move to the countryside and start fresh? You are not the only one. Now that we

Effective Ways Your Family Can Earn Some Extra Money

By | March 18th, 2021|Categories: Frugal Living, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Boosting your income can enable you to achieve your financial goals and enhance your quality of life. Whether you want to pay down debt, save for a luxury holiday, or support your kids as they

How to Keep Your Roof From Leaking

By | March 17th, 2021|Categories: Frugal Living|Tags: , |

A roof can sometimes be a daunting project to attend to - but it doesn't have to be. But, your roof is one of the essential features of your entire house - without it, you'd

Tips for Helping Your Child to Read

By | January 4th, 2021|Categories: education, Motherhood, Parenting Tips, Schooling, Special Needs|

As a mom, one of the hardest things to face is the fact that your child may not be progressing as quickly as they should. If your child is not reading at the correct grade

5 Word Puzzles Apps To Challenge Your Brain

By | December 28th, 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

Ten Ways Develop a Child’s Attention Span

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: Parenting Tips, Uncategorized|

10 ways to develop a child's attention spans for long term success. I just got back from Word Camp which is a conference for people that use the website platform Word Press. The crowd there

Weaning Feelings and Other Big Emotions

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Babies & Toddlers, Motherhood, Pregnancy & Birth, Uncategorized|

Elle has been weaned from breastfeeding for almost one week now. She is still a little restless at bedtime as she transitions into a new routine, but for the most part I think we've completely

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