Hey There! Thanks for stopping by. I’m Carol and this is my blog. WELCOME!
I wear many hats in my life – Orthodox Christian, Wife, Momma, homeschool mother, reader, friend, taxi driver, cook, maid, WRITER and many more!
I write this blog for me and FOR YOU!!! It is for me because I LOVE to write and what better way for me to practice my skill than by writing and sharing with others my biggest passions in life. It’s for YOU because I find these things to be beneficial to EVERYONE!
SO….. WHAT WILL YOU READ ABOUT HERE?
Orthodoxy – Orthodox Christianity is my Faith – It’s the oldest Christian faith in the world remaining unchanged since 33AD. If you want to learn more, read about it here. I love to post about my faith as well as semi-weekly posts that are spiritual reflections – good for anyone of any Christian faith.
Homeschooling – I post things about all aspects of homeschooling. Some former posts have covered the Pennsylvania Homeschool law, methodology, the Charlotte Mason method, curriculum, busy bags, living books, and more!
Books – I love to write and with that is my passion for books! I post about the importance of reading and the books I’m reading – fiction and non-fiction. I attempt to do a formal book review at least once a month but will hopefully be catching up and doing extra reviews on books I’ve read in the past as well.
Whole Foods and Natural Health – My family has completely changed our health status by turning away from the Standard American Diet and changing to a Whole Foods approach using the foods God gave us for consumption and staying away from overly processed food products containing artificial man-made ingredients. In our adventure, I’ve learned about the Paleo Diet and am experimenting with that as well as many natural remedies for health ailments such as the cold and flu and enjoy sharing these with you as well. It may be interesting to note that neither my daughter nor I carry our former diagnoses of bipolar disorder and my husband was able to stop taking medications for high blood pressure and ADHD due to this lifestyle change!
Recipes – Because what’s a blog that talks about food if there’s no recipes?? 😉
Writing – After all, this blog only exists because of my passion for writing. I am an active member of SCBWI and the 12 x 12 group formed by Julie Hedlund. I am very hopeful to become a published children’s author and make millions of dollars -NOT! Lol. I won’t make money at being a children’s author. My goal is to enrich not my pocketbook, but the mind of a child. And I will share with you my journey along with an occasional writing exercise that may help the aspiring writer or homeschooler in their own journey.
LIFE – Really, I write about so much more than just the above major focal points including stress management, marriage, reflections on famous quotes, decluttering, parenting, and MORE because I am sharing my life with you as a WHOLE. A lot of blogs focus on just ONE aspect of the blogger’s life. They are very good blogs but here you will get a much bigger picture of me and my life, not just one piece. You get ME. And I get YOU.
So….. FOLLOW ME NOW and remember to introduce yourself! Tell me YOUR PASSIONS!
More about Me:
I am an Orthodox Christian wife and mother – a wife of 22 years, a mom for 19 and an Orthodox Christian for eleven years. I’ve homeschooled my children for the past 8 years, about the same time that we dived into research on whole foods and natural health. I’ve been writing since 5th grade (Thank you and Memory Eternal to Mrs. Allred) but have only been writing on this blog for the past two. When I’m not in church, homeschooling, cooking, reading or writing, I may be on a coffee date with my sweet husband, walking in the woods, chatting with friends or, attending my son’s football games, watching Criminal Minds or some other scary show or movie and, on rare occasions at night, – SLEEPING! My family and I live in a lovely home in the woods of the Pennsylvania Mountains near Williamsport, PA with our Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, Natasha.
Join me here on the blog as I continue my writing adventure!
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