“I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.” My patience, calm and thankful tanks were on empty.
This is a reminder. Mama, you are so loved. Even in the moments of overwhelming and complete failure, you are still the best mom your children have had. None of us has this mom-gig worked out, and that’s ok! Your children love you so much. Let them see you fail, cry, pick up your pieces… Continue reading Hey Mama…
The view from our table will be a feature where we look at some fun things we have done in our homeschool. We are the kind of homeschool family that homeschools in the summer. It is less formal and much shorter, but we are a family that is constantly learning together. One our favorite times… Continue reading The View From Our Table: What’s Cooking at 10 Garden Street
I am also human, and working on myself one step at a time. As I prepare to write this, I earnestly feel gutted. Today, I was THAT mom. The mom that I have seen a million times; trying to keep it together as she can feel the entire façade of "everything is perfect" start to… Continue reading I Am THAT Mom.
Last year was our very first year (like many families) homeschooling. As we prepare for our Summer Home School I am caused to reflect on the last year. First and foremost I am incredibly grateful that we have the blessed opportunity for me to stay home with the 3wilds and to homeschool. Homeschool as I… Continue reading Our View from Home
Guys, It has been a spell! One year ago, I wrote what I thought was going to be my final post for Earnest Mom. However, with much reflection and prayer it appears what was needed was a nice break. A year off to reconnect, make some life changes and now I am earnestly back!! There… Continue reading An Earnest Break.
Photo by Pixabay 3wild3free is honored to have Leslie Campos, from https://wellparents.com/ to share more brilliant tips for parents and navigating the apps that are available to help a mother out! Let's face it: Parenting is hard work. And if you're a new parent, no matter how many preparations you make, you'll still face the… Continue reading Guest Feature: Become a Super-Parent with These Top Apps
3wild3free is honored to have Leslie Campos, from https://wellparents.com/ to share some brilliant tips for taking care of mama during those nursing years. Scientific studies show that breastfeeding a baby provides numerous benefits to both mother and child. Breastfed babies get important nutrients from their mothers that can bolster their immune systems and protect against disease. According to the… Continue reading Guest Feature: You’re Beautiful, Baby! Self-Care Tips For Breastfeeding Moms
Today was November 11th, in Canada it was Rememberance Day and here in the US, Veteran's Day. Our homeschool focus was on Flander's Fields and poppies. Growing up in Canada poppies were a regular thing every November - toss a loonie or two into the can at Tim's and get your poppy for the month… Continue reading And Bless All of Those in the Battles.
What is a read aloud family you ask? Just as it sounds, we read aloud together. Every morning as a part of our daily rhythm we read aloud while the kids do handicrafts. We have scripture reading then we read a chapter book. Last month was the Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, this… Continue reading We Are a Read Aloud Family.