What does Country Living have to do with the Coronavirus (or any infectious disease) This post may contain affiliate links. Pandemics, Country living, Coronaviruses? It’s Sabbath afternoon. Our family stayed home from church, attended an online service, and spent the day quietly. We kept in touch with family and friends via phone and text, and…Read more
Our Super-Insulated Cabin Roof–The Never-Ending Project We finally decided to take the plunge and get our Off-Grid Cabin fully roofed. We’ve had some water leakage, despite the house wrap and plastic sheeting over the whole roof. This post contains affiliate links Super-Insulated Gambrel Roof When we built our Gambrel roof, we had no idea of…Read more
What does a black cat named Twinkie have to do with communication, encouragement, and families?
Find out by reading The Twinkie Effect.
I’ll be by your side Forevermore. That’s What Friends Are For… I grew up in the Eighties! Somewhere, ingrained in my memory, are the lyrics and music to that classic song, which gives us such a positive lesson about friendship. That’s what friends are for! Well, I’ve seen this attitude displayed many times recently, among…Read more
Chicken Soup for the Soul’s, Angels All Around, My Friend’s First Published Book I’d like to introduce you to my best friend, Sandra Hesler. As of today, she is a published author in the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series of books, with their newest title, Angels All Around hot off the press! This post…Read more
Biology 101 & The 101 Series. Science for High Schoolers Does your High School struggle with Loving Science? All parents want their children to love learning! And there are certain courses that are required for high school graduation, among them higher level sciences, like Biology, Chemistry, and sometimes, Physics. But what do you do when…Read more
Homestead Building Update and Inchworm Progress What’s Going On at Ridge Haven Homestead? It’s time for an update on our homestead building project. There has been no update of late, because you can’t report much when not much is happening. But, we’ve worked on some of our homestead projects, and I’m happy to report that…Read more
Are you prepared for Every Mom’s Battle?Read more
Two blogs merging–Lessons and Lessons with Ridge Haven Homestead Well, Fine Readers! I’ve been pondering this change for some time, and have decided to take the plunge. I am, and have pretty much accomplished merging two blogs! Why Merge Two Blogs? As I began my blogging journey in the self-hosted world, I believed that it…Read more
A short story that will touch your heart.Read more
Make you own all-natural, easy, and yummy edible playdough!Read more
Practice, practice, practice! You can learn to speak the Language of EncouragementRead more
Homeschool Seasons and Why you sometimes have to “Fake it til you make it!” The Lord is my Shepherd: I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake….Read more
Why Should you Encourage more Nature Time in your Homeschool Routine? I love to wake in the morning to the song of the Wood Thrush! Happily, I get to rise hearing his beautiful melody every day! Although not a morning person, that song lures me out of bed to see if I can catch a…Read more
Homeschooling? Normal versus Typical? How to Find Your Swing? Today, I wanted to jump into what you should expect when you homeschool–what should your day look like? Expect just a bit of satire in this post, because the longer you go homeschooling, the more you will notice that hardly anyone does homeschool the same way…Read more