Teaching at Home with a Toddler

The challenges of homeschooling can be overwhelming by themselves, but by adding the erratic behavior of a toddler into the mix can make it even more difficult.  Here are a few things that I have done to keep my toddler busy, quiet or occupied so I could focus my attention on teaching an older child.   Continue reading Teaching at Home with a Toddler

How to Make Your Own Baby Food on the Cheap

As a first time mom, I wasn’t sure all that I was getting myself into, so I made life easy for me and my son.  I bought disposable diapers, wipes, and jarred baby food.  As we had more kids, I continued this trend.  As commercial baby food brands came out with organic baby foods, I readily bought the better options for my cuties.

I’ve heard for years that after the third kid, any others kinda just fall in line and the adjustment isn’t that bad.  I bought it, and with three hungry, growing boys ahead of him I decided for our fourth boy that store bought baby food was just a bit too much for the budget.  Buying and preparing my own baby food also allowed me to determine the quality of his baby food. Continue reading How to Make Your Own Baby Food on the Cheap