We as humans have this innate desire to blend in and look just like our neighbors (the world). We work hard for money to buy material things, just like those around us.
My name is Natalie and I am a married homeschooling mom of two awesome kids. When I quit my lucrative technical job after my second child was born, I had to learn to remove my insatiable appetite for the "things" of the world and instead be content with my God-given blessings.
During this transition time, I went from being discontent with my possessions, house, and money to enjoying what was right in front of me. My husband, children, and health was all I needed.
Please come on a journey with me as we search for ways to improve all areas of life. I have several roles to play and each one is important. Let's look for better ways to reduce clutter, simplify home school schedules, and be more selfless than selfish in this short lifetime. The clock is ticking, are you ready to make a change? Let's go!
Here it is, my third and final installment of the Clipboard Commando series that saves you money, time and sanity! I hope you’ve gleaned some great ideas on ways to organize key areas of your life that need improvement. Now it’s time to explore 4 ways on how to use a dollar tool[…]
Now that we’ve established how the Clipboard Commando (aka clipboard) can be your best friend for organizing your homeschool, let’s move on to using them effectively for our household. Here are steps on how to organize your household to run more smoothly. Before we begin, let’s assume you have a clipboard for homeschooling. You’re now[…]
As a homeschool mom, one of the biggest challenges is finding the right curriculum for the student AND teacher. That’s why I’m sharing with you my review of the Yearly Membership at SchoolhouseTeachers.com. It’s the All-in-One Complete Homeschool Package and seriously the PERFECT fit for EVERY family! Now that I’m a middle-aged mom teaching[…]
Last week, I shared with you my secret weapon for effectively organizing your homeschool life. Plus, we discussed it can be used for ALL areas of life. Now, we’re going to FOCUS on HOW you can use the best Homeschool tool for $1. The Clipboard Commando! Let’s take back command of our homeschool day![…]
***This post does contain affiliate links.*** As the new year approaches, the week between Christmas and the New Year is a great opportunity to reflect on the first half of the school year. I ask myself three things. What were our strengths, struggles, and stupidity? Or, in simple terms, what can I improve upon in[…]
Last month, I wrote an article on the 6 best homeschool supplies you can find at the Dollar Tree. As I was writing it, I realized my best weapon was right in front of me! Today I’m going to convince you that the BEST homeschool tool is only for a dollar. Not only is it[…]
The hidden village is a Christian fictional story written by author Bonnie Rose Hudson. This book is about a tenacious boy named Manju living deep in the forests of West Bengal, India. Manju providentially discovers a destitute and illiterate people in a hidden village. Manju leads the way in restoring this village spiritually, mentally and[…]
This is a guest post written by Sue Nelson at Woman of Noble Character. God has bestowed upon us the precious resource of time. We have twenty-four hours in every day. Seven days in each week. Each of these moments is valuable to God. How are we spending that precious gift of time? Are[…]
If you would start having a conversation with me, you would soon realize that I am frugal by nature. I love discovering deals and discounts and then dishing them out to you. As a homeschooling mom, my deal addiction has cascaded over into my homeschool purchases. That’s why I want to share with you my[…]
Do you struggle with finding a peaceful moment to yourself as a homeschool mom when you are home with your children 24/7? Is prepping for dinner an afterthought because you’re exhausted? It’s a quick recipe for a disastrous day! So, let’s discover the advantage of the free tech tools we have available today and avoid the[…]