Today was really hard, let’s also note  it is still only 12:41 PM. Imperfect plans that are done are always better than perfect plans that never happen. High hopes are often the final wave that submerges a drowning homeschooling mom. We dream of what it could be like being the primary educator of our […]

The End in Mind

    Every year we love our butterfly study. Sonlight does a great job at truly capturing the beauty of  this process in a hands on way with their amazing literature rich books 🙂 I take it up a notch and order real live caterpillars ! The process is so neat to watch and is […]

From Caterpillar to Butterfly

I remember being 18 and wow, 30 seemed prehistoric. Now that I am 30 I realize how silly I was. No different then when one of my children hits a milestone age, this is kind of a big deal for me. Not in the kind of way that’s Ew! I am thirty. But in the […]

– mama bear turns thirty

I am a photographer. If you really want to ruffle my feathers, print my images that I work so hard on capturing and then spend hours editing through a low quality printing company. Or do yourself a favor and use Plywerk Plywerk is an amazing company that custom prints your cherished moments on wood and […]

Print your Pictures on Wood – Plywerk

Its halfway through our week and I think its time for another guest blog post from the beautiful Heather Martin. Be sure to follow her Instagram account and Raising Cubs for family updates and blog posts. Link at bottom of page!     Its 2am. It’s been a long and wearisome day.  I feel emotionally and […]

[wpvideo UswSM78w] today the boys had baseball. it never gets old watching them on the field, improving and hitting the ball. one of my favorite things is watching Sean as their coach. I never had that growing up. I was always that kid that was a bit jealous of the players that were able to […]

baseball & my boys


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