Author: Michele Pleasants

The Great Cooking Experiment

Needless to say, I have spent the past years making sure I not only wrote down the recipes I love and use often, but also making sure the girls could follow those recipes. But some reason, I recently had a mommy panic moment – had I actually taught my girls how to plan meals from start to finish? Could they budget, shop AND cook for a week for a family? Did you grow up cooking? I did not. Don’t get me wrong, my mom cooked a lot – I just did not spend a lot of time in the...

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The Good ‘ole Hard Days

There were days early in our our homeschooling years that were hard. Like call-your-husband-and-tell-him-the-kids-would-be-waiting-in-the-driveway-for-him-when-he-got-home hard. You know what I mean- the you-are-going-to-the-worst-public-school-I-can-find-tomorrow hard. Crying, crying and more crying. And not just the kids! Is it just me that can relate? Anyone? Seriously. One of those very days I made a big announcement, in a not so quiet voice to my children: You are part of this team or not. Either start rowing or get out of the boat and swim away. Read the Full Article on Family, Faith, and...

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