Our Favorite Transportation Books

Our Favorite Transportation Books

We’ve been busy reading some of our favorite transportation books for this month’s Poppins Book Nook theme Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Check out our favorites! 1. Chugga Chugga Choo Choo We’ve been enjoying this book with the Kennedy Kaboodle for years – we heard this for the first time at a train themed birthday party. […]

Adding Number Six: 7 Quick Takes

— 1 — In March, I’m going to be crossing the line into — The minivan is officially full. — 2 — I’ll be joining the ranks of other Catholic moms who rock the title of mother of six. I’m talking about you — Jen, Hallie, and Marcia — 3 — How have we handled […]

My Seven Favorite Parishes in Louisville

I’m blessed to live in an area with a vibrant Catholic population. I have a myriad of parishes from which to choose. Some are contemporary, while others are very traditional. Over the years, I’ve grown to love many of the churches that surround me. Here’s a list of my favorites. — 1 — St Francis […]

Birthday Parties, Horseback Riding and Mom Time – 7 Quick Takes and iHN Journal

— 1 — Places we’re going and people we’re seeing …. A little girl I know turned 7 last week! Usually, we opt to have her birthday party at a park – easy cleanup, built in activity, and plenty of room to roam. This year, Rachel wanted something different. We headed for Awesome Outdoor Products […]

Homeschool Mother’s Journal in 7 Quick Takes

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— 1 — In my life this week …. It’s as busy as always. The whole family is anxiously awaiting spring weather — we’re all a little tired of the cold! — 2 — In our homeschool this week… We’re working on nature studies, both planned and impromptu. The kids found a momma cardinal in […]

A Great Big Grump: 7 Quick Takes and Homeschool Mother’s Journal

— 1 — In my life these past few weeks… I’ve been in a funk. It started as a low lying grumpiness, which I blamed on the weather. After a trip to visit with my friends in Peoria, I came back feeling a little better, with loads of ideas for things to tackle in my […]

Human Christmas Trees, Elves and Books : 7 Quick Takes and the Homeschooling Mother’s Journal

1. In my life this week… I need a breather. Phew. It’s been crazy busy, leading up to Christmas. I’m glad that I’m taking a break next week. 2. Places we’re going and people we’re seeing… It’s busy busy busy around here. Rachel went with Daddy to see A Fairy Tale Christmas last week. This […]