{these moments: March 2015}

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It's the last Friday of March! Can you believe it? Here are some of my favourite moments captured in photographs during the past month. These Moments These moments are fleeting, these moments are mine, These moments are glimpses, snapshots in time. I wish to breathe them, to drink them all in. These moments are where my memories begin. ~ The Deliberate Mom ~ Sister Love Puddle Continue Reading

SHINE Blog Hop #40

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Welcome friends!! The SHINE Blog Hop is a weekly link up of family friendly posts that have been posted on different websites around the internet. You can add your links (if you’re a blogger). If you’re a non-blogger, then please feel free to visit the featured posts and/or visit any of the links that are of interest to you. Comments on this or any posts that are visited are always Continue Reading

What Today’s Children Really Need

What is happening to our children? As a society, we've lost sight of what our children need. Here are my thoughts on what today's children really need.

People blame television, video games, feminism, religion, lack of religion, social media, and technology. With a resounding voice society asks: What is happening to our children? Yes, society has changed, but I think the real issue is that we've lost sight of what our children need. [Tweet "What do you think today's children need?"] Here are my thoughts on what today's children really Continue Reading

Yes, This Post Is All About Me

Yes - this post is all about me. Some good old-fashioned blogging here.

I feel like time is flying by. I'm submerged in homeschool schedules, blogging schedules, appointments, and extra-curricular activities. I've also been busy writing content to help The Deliberate Mom grow and flourish. In the midst of this activity, it's been a while since I've shared what's going on when the laptop is closed and "real" life is around me. So here's some good old fashioned Continue Reading

SHINE Blog Hop #39

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The SHINE Blog Hop is a weekly link up of family friendly posts that have been posted on different websites around the internet. You can add your links (if you’re a blogger). If you’re a non-blogger, then please feel free to visit the featured posts and/or visit any of the links that are of interest to you. Comments on this or any posts that are visited are always welcome! We would love to Continue Reading

Homeschool Artist Study: Maud Lewis

Art can evolve into a full curriculum covering a range of subjects. Check out this artist study and resulting Maud Lewis inspired curriculum as an example!

One of the things I love the most about homeschooling is that I get to choose the curriculum I use and I decide how to deliver it. While we study the core subjects, I have a few electives that we incorporate into our school days as well. My favourite elective is art. My daughter recently attended an 8-week homeschool art program. The focus of this program was to study Canadian artists. My Continue Reading

The Best Second-Hand Shopping Tips for Your Family

As a single-income family, we do a number of things to stretch our dollar. There are many budget tips available but second-hand shopping is one of my favourite ways to save money. Make the most of your budget and check out the best second-hand shopping tips for your family.

As a single-income family, we do a number of things to stretch our dollar. While there are many money-savings tips to follow, one of my favourite ways to save money is second-hand shopping. Today I want to share the best second-hand shopping tips for your family. [Tweet "Check out the BEST second-hand shopping tips for your family! #budget #savings"] Where to shop There are many places to Continue Reading