Lemons

Life has been kind of sour for us this year, but this post isn't about a metaphor. Aldi's had a 2 pound bag of lemons for only .99! I don't like lemons or lemonade or really anything that tastes like lemons. It's a side effect of having to use lemon scented cleaning products my whole…

Gardening Together

I grew up helping in the family garden. I love being outside, getting dirty, and working with my hands. So I feel like my kids should also help in the family garden. This goes back to teaching life skills. In case of a deep recession or, God forbid, another depression, our youth need to know…

Teaching Life Skills

This is not about making homemakers! There is nothing wrong with homemakers. But my decision to teach life skills as a part of our homeschool has nothing to do with raising a homemaker. I have 2 sons and 1 daughter. They all get the same lectures/lessons. It's about my husband not knowing how to budget…

Do Chores

This post may contain affiliate links from which I will benefit if you purchase through them. This is a parenting post and it's not a very popular topic.¬†Bear with me.¬† This past week I had a few employees at a new restaurant training for our location to open in the food court. I was there…