• anger
  • Tools for Tackling Anger

    How do you manage mom-anger in the moment? Follow me to the HEAV blog and let's talk about some ideas and tips for handling those mad-mama-moments!

    The alarm goes off. As much as I would like to ignore it, I’m a “good girl,” so I get up, shuffle through morning grooming, and plod downstairs. Bible and first cup of coffee in hand, I sink into the armchair … just as the six year old and three year old start fighting in […]

  • family schooling
  • Upping Our Audiobook Game

    Do you like to listen to audiobooks? Check out these tips and suggestions for how to add a little pizazz to your audiobook experience!

    Around here we love read-aloud time … in theory.  The things that make actual, in-practice read aloud time challenging are … When Mama is tired and is all “talked-out” for the day. When Mama is holding a Ninja Toddler and has to juggle boy and book.  (The laws of physics do not allow Mama to […]