Monthly Archives: August 2012

Frustration and Tantrums

It’s been a long time since anyone yelled, screamed, stamped their feet, threw something, or slammed a door here. It’s unacceptable behaviour in my book, and I have spent a lot of time and energy working with the kids, particularly the …

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22 Ideas for Feeding Hungry Teens on a Budget (guest post)

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A guest post by Elizabeth at Frazzled Mom On a regular basis I walk into the kitchen and see one of my teen boys either looking into the pantry or the fridge for something to eat. It is a challenge sometimes …

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Feeding Hungry Teenagers on a Budget

My entire monthly budget for groceries for my family of 6 plus 2 dogs and 2 cats is $450. That’s it. And to top it off, I don’t have little ones any more and none of them eat the same. …

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Fall 2012 – Homeschool Plan & Curriculum for J (8th/9th Grade)

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It’s that time of year that most homeschoolers are firming up their curriculum plans, finalizing lesson plans, and preparing schedules for the new school year.  Here, it’s a little different. Over the years I’ve learned not to plan too much, …

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J is now officially a Teenager!

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We now officially have two teenagers in the house! It’s a cool thing. August 8, 1999 was one of the most terrifying days of my life. I gave birth to this beautiful baby boy, who immediately, before I could even …

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