Sometimes Birthdays can seem so complicated. The good news is they don't need to be. I kinda flip flop when it comes to birthday parties. Certain years seem more fitting than most, like birthday number 5, then number 10, and even 12 just because it's the last year before they are in the teen years.… Continue reading Large Family Birthdays
Even though our Canadian Thanksgiving is gone and we are on track to one of the most celebrated times of year, I can't help but be so thankful for all of the Lords blessings in our lives. We are still seeing the fruits of our labor from our small organic garden as we have slowly… Continue reading Still Giving Thanks
One of the more polite responses I have received from strangers when they find out that the kids with me at Wal-Mart are not daycare kids is "Wow, Christmas must be fun at your house". To which I reply "Oh yes,.... yes it is indeed". We do love Christmas around here and what isn't there… Continue reading Large Family Christmas
One of the benefits about homeschooling is the overall flexibility to create a one of a kind learning journey for our kids. The other benefit is that as Real Estate Agents we actually get to see our family. There are definite blessings in our line of work but the cons are that we need to… Continue reading Flexibility
Sometimes we find ourselves asking the question, "WHY do we do this?". Yet we know why. It's just that it comes with a large cost and lets face it, that can be tough to swallow. Less money , less me time , less us time , less exercise ,less space and I can go on… Continue reading Why do we do this?