If you have homeschooled for any length of time with a toddler in the house, you know that doing so is absolutely no easy task. Now add the fact that your Toddler just might have ADHD, you have a recipe for disaster. So what is a Mom to do when school still has to get done? That is just what I am talking about today. There is no magic potion to make all your ADHD troubles go away, but there are ways to lessen their impact on your kids’ education. There are several general ways that parents seem to handle homeschooling with a toddler in the house. So let’s go over them and talk about why they just don’t seem to work for ADHD kiddos. […]
Most parents go through something similar at one time or another. If you haven’t yet, don’t worry, your time is coming. What am I talking about? I am talking about when your kid does something frustrating but also is so cute that we take a step back and kind of chuckle through gritted teeth. That is what happened here recently. Honestly, happens quite frequently with my youngest. With his ADHD being so strong he does a lot of things before asking. Over the years he has gotten better about asking, but still has a way to go. So how do we as parents deal with these cute, yet frustrating, moments? Let me share with you, our recent story. Hayden was told it was […]
This is the third post in our series on Love. What is love, and what does it look like? We want to dig into the character of love and answer those questions. If you are just finding us, go ahead and check out the first two posts, Love Is…Patient and Love Is…Kind. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8a NIV Envy and Boast are opposite sides of […]
We have recently started a new series here on Faithfilled Chaos all about how we can be the best Wife, Mom, Teacher and Daughter of Christ we can be, by looking at 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a. Last time we talked about how Love is…Patient. Today we are going to dig into Kindness. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8a NIV So what is kindness? Here is the definition […]
It is hard to believe that our little squirt is now a not so little 15! He is enjoying school, playing guitar and most importantly, to him, is studying to take his driver’s permit test. That alone should make any parent realize that time is flying by. How did that happen? How did he get so old, so quick? If you ask, my kids will tell you “God let me.” Something we have talked about every since they were little. I would say something like. “How did you get so cute?” and they would reply “God let me.” One of the treasured memories I have of all my 3 kids. So besides the obvious of him studying to drive, he now fits into my husband’s […]
The kids get sick and then what? Lots of laundry, cleaning, disinfecting, snuggling, and oh yeah, what can we feed them? Every Mom goes through it and at some point, every Mom will ask it. Maybe you already know this, but for all you out there that don’t, I thought I would share some awesome advice I got when my kiddos were little. It is as simple as remembering B.R.A.T.