Not back to school fun

August 2016 In Photos: NOT Back to School Fun!

We tend to homeschool year round and actually get more school stuff accomplished in the summer.  The summer is perfect for staying inside and tackling new ideas and interests because summer is HOT here in Florida.   Another reason to spend time at home during the summer months is that places are crowded when the schools […]

July 2016 in Photos

July 2016 In Photos: Summer Fun & Ava Turns 8!

Creating my July 2016 in photos post reminds me of how much fun we had over the summer.  I know I have fallen behind but when I finally get up to creating these posts I get to reminisce a bit and I love it. July 2016 in Photos July was kicked off by celebrating Independence […]

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Breastfeeding Laws: Breastfeeding Mom Arrested?

This morning while I was enjoying my cup of coffee I was shocked by a post that appeared in my Facebook feed.  This post claimed that a mom was sentenced to prison after multiple citations for breastfeeding in public.  Quickly, I clicked over and read the article.  I read about a  woman that had been sentenced to 7 […]

April 2016 in pictures

April 2016 in Pictures: Fishing, Fun, & A Road Trip!

April was an awesome month for our family!   We fished, played, learned, and went on a fun road trip.  We spent the month doing what we do best, living and learning with love.   Join us on our adventure…April 2016 in pictures! April 2016 in Pictures The Sebastian Inlet Tide Pool is one of […]

Eco Friendly Easter Ideas

Eco Friendly Easter Ideas

Easter and eco-friendly are two words that very often don’t go hand in hand.  Plastic eggs, plastic grass, candy with artificial flavors and colors….not so great for the environment or your body.   We have dyed our eggs naturally for years and the bunny has been kind leaving organic candy for the kids as well as […]

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Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to the Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide! If you need to complete your holiday shopping, find a birthday present for a friend, or just treat yourself to something special, the NPN Holiday Gift Guide has something for everyone. But what’s even better, the NPN Holiday Gift Guide is a great opportunity to shop […]

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Gentle Discipline And Our Family

I have read so many books and tried many different ‘types’ of discipline in the seven years that I have been a mama.  Early in my mothering journey I even used punishment .  After much trial and error I am proud to say that our family now practices gentle discipline and we are a happier, more attached family because of […]

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Extended Breastfeeding: My Story

Seven years ago when I was pregnant with Alex I knew that I would breastfeed.  I had never researched it but I knew it was something that I would do.   I was at a wedding, while very pregnant, when someone mentioned that breastfeeding hurt.  Say What?  I had never hear that there was any discomfort involved in breastfeeding…I […]