5 Quick Household Chores- completed in 15 minutes or less

5 quick household chores completed in 15 minutes or less

One of the biggest reasons someone puts off a task is because they don’t believe they have the time to finish it completely. Today I’m going to share 5 Quick Household Chores that will take you less than 15 minutes each.

*Disclaimer: If you have been putting these chores off for months, the first time may take a bit longer but once you have it done initially, the following day each task will be 15 minutes or less.

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The Change of Seasons

The Change of Seasons

I remember the first time I heard the song from the Byrds, Turn! Turn! Turn! and my mom trying to explain the lyrics. To my young mind, I thought we only have one chance at each season. Spring- birth until graduation from high school, Summer- college through marriage & child-bearing years, Autumn- when our children move out, Winter- the days grandchildren arrive until death.

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The Proverbs 31 Wanna-be Club: Week 1- Faith

Proverbs 31 Wanna-Be Club intro

Welcome to the first “meeting” of the Proverbs 31 Wanna-Be Club. As noted in the first installment of the club, my goal is to break Proverbs 31:10-31 down to find out exactly what her characteristics are, find out what areas of my own life need additional work, and figure out how to go about becoming a wife who is “worth far more than rubies”. Each Friday for the next few months, I’ll dive in just a tad bit deeper into what type of a woman Proverbs 31 actually was. Join me! Continue reading

So much for “No Child Left Behind”

So Much for No Child Left Behind

Over the summer, my husband and I had some major conversations and decisions to make about the education of our oldest son Jake. In the end, we chose to homeschool because we felt that the public school corporation was actually leaving our child behind.

Jake’s time with public schooling was rough from the beginning. Lack of communication from the school staff, bullying, being pushed through grades even though he was lacking knowledge in key concepts, a poor excuse of an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) all led up to our decision to pull him out before more damage was done. Continue reading