Author Archives: Ginny

Ginny is a wife, and mom living in Northwest Indiana while raising five kids, homeschooling, running, and trying to keep her sanity in this crazy world we live in!

A Letter to my Toddler on the Last Night of Breastfeeding

Thoughts on toddler breastfeeding and my last baby Dear Gianna, What I’m about to write, you may not fully understand…

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When Mother’s Day is Hard

Mother’s Day. A day set aside to celebrate moms and all that they do. A day that we flood Facebook…

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Facing my Fears after Pregnancy Loss

I want to talk about fears. We all have them. We all have ways of coping with or ignoring them.…

School Choice: We Choose Homeschooling

When my husband and I began having children we never imagined we would do homeschooling. We both attended public school…

Not Old Enough to Have a Teenager, But I Do

I am officially the mother of a teenager! My oldest child is now thirteen! I’m not sure who is supposed…

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Extra Curricular Activities…Well Rounded Children? Or Burnout in the Making?

How do I know when my kids are doing too much? There are times when I ask myself that question…

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Pacifier: Blessing or Curse?

Pacifiers, paci, plug, binky, boo-boo. Call it what you will, but it can be a blessing or a curse. In…

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We Shouldn’t Have a Pet … But We Do Anyway

Our family is not pet friendly. We are always on the go, despite homeschooling. We don’t really have time to…

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Super Mom is a Lie

She never yells at her kids. She’s always well dressed. I guess yoga pants don’t count? Her make up is…

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Not “Just” a Mom: 10 Other Things that Define Me

My youngest daughter just turned three over the weekend. One of her requests was a pink polka dot cake. She…