Tag: summer

How to Raise a Caterpillar into a Butterfly: Your Entire Family will Love This

One of the highlights of our summer is raising monarch butterflies.  Once the milkweed is knee-high, the kids begin searching for the plump striped caterpillars we’ve all come to love.  If you are looking for a fun summer project, keep reading on how to raise a caterpillar.  Your whole family will enjoy this! This year […]

Creamy Harvest Tomato Soup

This Creamy Harvest Tomato Soup recipe came as a result of a need to preserve surplus garden veggies AND because I enjoy tomato soup more than any other.  I freeze it in quart jars and in the cold winter months Caleb and I sip it for lunch out of mugs.  It is like eating from […]

Lessons From My Soccer Star

My ten year old son is just as cute now as when he was a toddler.  The chubby thighs and dimpled hands are gone, replaced by long strong legs and capable fingers.  He no longer refers to cars as “vroom vrooms” and it makes me a little sad that “mama” was replaced with “mom”.  I […]

Why I Think My Hens Are Great!

I love my hens.  There, I said it. I know I complained when they scratched up and ate my carrot seeds-twice. The loud exclaiming (otherwise known as yelling) when five happy girls gave themselves dirt baths in my herb garden, tossing mulch everywhere and leaving craters, was probably not called for.  Perhaps chasing them away […]

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Hello! I'm Heather and this is Baby Joel, the youngest of five. At Lessons from Home you will find encouragement for your parenting and homeschooling journey. Healing from loss is also a major part of this blog as my family struggles through grief and brokenness at the loss of my beautiful 8 year old daughter.
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