Tag Archive: Q & A

Contentment, Catechism and Assignments: 4 Moms Answer Questions

Today and every 4th Thursday  4 moms, 35 kids, Deputy Headmistress @ The Common Room, KimC @ Life in a Shoe, Connie @ Smockity Frocks and I will be answering reader questions. I get this question about once a week, so I decided it deserved one more post. Where did you get your girl’s swim…

Q & A: Scheduling with Only Littles, Potty Progress and Swimsuits

It’s been a lamentably long time since I answered some of your questions, so here we go with a few more answers. A whole lot of you have wondered, “Where did you get the swimsuits that your girls are wearing in the header photo?” We purchased most of them at Swimmodest.com and the others at…

You Asked: Bulk Cooking, Gutter Shelves and Comments

Ashley @ The Rowser Family asked, “I want to hear more about bulk freezer cooking. Do you just cook many meals at once and freeze? are there some meals or even ingredients that are better suited for freezing?” This is another question that I’ve been saving for a full post.  (Oh the shame!  Now everyone…

You Asked: Cloth Diapers, Potty Training and Cross Country

Ready for some more Q &A? If not, I apologize, it’s the only thing I have enough brain power to post.  Today we bought 170 pounds of chicken, 100 pounds of ground beef and 30 pounds of roast in addition to a hundred cans of tomato sauce, dozens of pounds of cheese and much more,…

You Asked: Homeschool Curriculum, Year Round School, and Fitting it All In

You all are doing great at asking questions.  I, on the other hand, am not doing so well at keeping up, but the great thing is that I have no shortage of things to post about.  🙂 Vicki emailed and asked, “So my question is about school. Do you use a particular curriculum or make…

You Asked: Pregnancy, Homebirth and Blogging

I love questions they make it easy for my tired brain to figure out what to post, so please keep them coming! JenT queried, “You mentioned homebirth.  Do you use a midwife or go unassisted?” Mark and I planned for our first birth to be a homebirth with a professional midwife.  However, because of complications…

You Asked: Character Training, Alone Time, Another Olive?

Another post in which I attempt to answer some more of your questions.  By the way, questions are wonderful because 1.) they prove that someone is reading the blog, 2.) it means that you are thinking about what you read, 3.) it gives me great post ideas.    So if you have questions ask away! Amberlyn…

You Asked For It: Our Chore List

Rebecca asked to see our current chore list, so here it is for your viewing pleasure. Not interested in the specifics? You can read a more general post about training children to do chores, look at  cute pictures completely unrelated to chores or learn 25 Random Things About Me. Whatever, just move along there is…

You Asked for It: Discipline, Nature Journals, and Books

Since I have started this blog I have received several questions through comments or emails. I’m  behind on getting all those questions answered. So here is an attempt to answer some of your questions, with the understanding that I will answer some of them in more depth later. Stacey asked, “Do you have any great…