Call For Guest Bloggers! Looking for Your Homeschool Mom Confessions

For the past several weeks I’ve been inviting my favorite...more

A Letter to My Son Two Days Before His 16th Birthday

It’s two days before your sweet sixteen and I’m having all.the.emotions. It seems like it was yesterday that I found out I was going to be your...more

Homeschool Mom Confessions: Having an Education Degree Does Not Make Me a Better Homeschooler

Before I started homeschooling I thought I couldn’t do it because I didn’t have a teaching degree. I would look in on other homeschool moms who did have teaching degrees...more

What I Didn’t Tell My Doctor Yesterday

I went to the doctor yesterday for a routine follow up unrelated to this post, and I’m filled with all.the.emotions. after taking some time to reflect on where I was last time I saw the same doctor. He asked me for an update, because well, the last time he saw me I was a hot […] The post What I Didn’t Tell My Doctor Yesterday appeared first on The Mommy Mess ....more

Homeschool Mom Confessions-I Hate Creating Our Curriculum

Every Friday I’ve been inviting my favorite homeschooling bloggers over to share their Homeschool Mom Confessions. We all have them! Homeschooling isn’t always roses and sunshine and I love creating a space where homeschool moms can go to share real stories about their day-to-day ....more

For Such A Time As This

I forgot how much I love the book of Esther....more

The Perfect Family Tablet (A Kindle Fire HD Review)

A few weeks ago Staples offered to send me a Kindle Fire HD in exchange for my honest review. I love working with Staples and I was thrilled to have the chance to review the tablet. ...more

I Quit Drinking.

It wasn’t something I set out to quit for good and never do again, but that just might be where I’m...more

Homeschool Mom Confessions: If I Had Known Homeschooling Would Be Like This, I Would Never Have Done It

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about homeschooling, it’s that it’s never what we expect it’s going to be. Sometimes those expectations can get us into trouble, but other times they force us to adjust and make us stronger parents and teachers to our children. What if you knew then what you know now? ...more