10 Easy Steps to Homemade Ricotta Cheese

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Easy Homemade Ricotta Cheese – all you need is whole milk, white vinegar, and salt.

Husbands and Depression

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wedding rings husbands and depression

This is day 13 of 31 Days of Finding Joy in Depression. Yesterday, I shared about knowing your triggers for depression. Today, let’s talk husbands and depression. Photo Credit My husband saw my depression early on.  He instinctively knew how to deal with it and work with it – most of the time.  All I can say is that I am blessed.  He has always said that he can see me through or despite the depression.  But that doesn’t mean it is {Read More}

Homeschool Mother’s Journal ~ September 3

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In my life this week? Thanks for the prayers for Josh’s fire ant bites and swollen arm.  The antibiotics helped and the swelling disappeared within days.  This is the time of year that our house, which seems to have been built on a fire any hill, is attacked by those evil creatures.  I had a bad feeling the other night so I had Josh spray.  The next morning, Jonathan found ants on the couch, thankfully before he sat down.  Unfortunately, {Read More}

Floating a Coracle

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Jonathan Floating a Coracle

This is a coracle and a pipe cleaner man. This is Jonathan floating a coracle in my bathroom sink. We made this circle boat from the The Usborne book of Living Long Ago (see pg. 75), which is a part of our Sonlight Core A curriculum.  Jonathan and I made it together during the day out of pipe cleaner, a plastic grocery bag, and packaging tape.  Before bed, Daddy and Jonathan testing out the boat in the bathroom sink. Take {Read More}

How to Involve Dad in Your Homeschool

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Dads Involved in Homeschooling

How do you involve Dad in your homeschool?  It can be tough when Dad works full-time and is out of the house most of the day, but it is important to include him in your children’s education.  Here are some things to think about: What level of involvement does he want to have? Is there a subject he enjoys or is better with than you? Is there a type of activity that the kids like to do with him? In {Read More}