Cash Budgeting, Again

One of the biggest causes for my anxiety is money.  I mean, not that our needs won’t be met because they ALWAYS are, but because I’m a major spender.  Like major major.  Pretty much any time there’s money in my … Continue reading

Minimalist Homeschooling From My Perspective

*I have shared pieces of this in different posts, but I want to share it as a focus on minimalist homeschooling in our home.  I plan to share this on Pinterest so I wanted it all in one place!* I … Continue reading

Excitement and More

This post is going to be a combination of things, so bear with me! Gosh.  I feel like everything is working out so so well. Ethan’s behavior has already improved tremendously because he’s able to be outside and be as … Continue reading

Meal Plan, February 4th through 10th

I’m kind of piecing together meals this coming week based on what we have!  I don’t plan on buying anymore groceries (I might need one or two things) because we have so much food.  So here it is! Breakfast Sausage, … Continue reading

What I love, like, dislike, and am working through

Gosh.  This week has been long.  And tough.  And helpful.  And growth-producing.  And strengthening. I wasn’t deeply depressed.  I wasn’t hopeless or suicidal.  I just struggled a bit.  I just wanted to sleep all the time.  Struggled with doing things … Continue reading

Mental Stability by Living Out My Values

I had my three month appointment with my psychiatrist on Thursday. It’s always interesting to see her because somehow despite the fact that she sees a ton of patients and only sees me every three months, she remembers details about … Continue reading

Meal Plan, January 21st through 27th

This past week has been pretty crazy.  For various reasons, I didn’t actually follow much of my meal plan (this is RARE).  Also, our friend left us with four pounds of thawed ground venison that will need to be used … Continue reading

Things That “Spark” Joy

This morning I was told by an online friend that I am a fun person. I haven’t always been. I have a history of being too serious, controlling, anxious, and frustrated.  I was also angry with my kids all of … Continue reading