How to Cook an Egg in a Hole for Your Valentine

How to make an Egg in the Hole for your Valentine

I never ate an egg in a hole before I made them for my kids last week. Even then, I only ate their scraps. I’m not sure why, but my mom never made them for us when we were kids. I love fried eggs, though, and I like buttered toast a lot (gluten-free toast for […]

8 Ways to Become a More Patient Mom

8 ways to become a more patient mom - Great tips!

“I am very angry with you right now!” I snapped at 4-year-old Allie as she sat on the potty at Chik-Fil-A. “Well, Mommeeeee,” she began, matter of fact as always. “I just can’t eat those chicken nuggets. I don’t like chicken nuggets. I don’t eat them ever.” (Which was, in fact, NOT TRUE since she asked for CHICKEN […]

How to Memorize Scripture as a Family {Plus a Giveaway}

How to Memorize Scripture as a family using the Charlotte Mason method

I shared on Monday a list of 50 Bible verses I think every Christian should know. I’ve had emails asking how I go about memorizing all this scripture. It seems like a big deal, and it kind of is. You can’t memorize a verse a week without a definite plan that you execute faithfully. It doesn’t […]

Beef and Green Beans | A Quick and Easy Weeknight Recipe

Beef and green beans

Green beans are iffy at this time of year, so when we see nice ones, we always buy them to make beef and green beans. Joe and I have been eating this a lot lately. We both love it, and it is quick and easy to throw together after work. I personally think this recipe is […]

50 Bible Verses Every Christian Should Memorize

50 Bible verses every Christian should memorize

I came to the church as an adult, and part of my journey as a Christian has been to memorize Bible verses. I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. –Psalm 119:11 Hiding God’s Word in my heart is not only a Biblical concept, it is a great […]

A Prayer for the Homeschooling Mom

A Prayer for the Homeschooling Mom

I struggle with homeschooling every day. I used to struggle with a child who didn’t want to learn. She’s past that phase, willing to learn and participate, but I struggle now with my own discipline. Finding the discipline to sit down and prepare her work, battling with a strong willed child who has special learning needs, […]

How to Be a Better Mom – 12 Secrets of a Fun Mom

12 Secrets of a Fun Mom

  Feels Like Home is about living a beautiful, messy life. About getting your hands dirty, enjoying your family, living fully in every moment. Being the mom you want to be. Being the mom you want your kids to remember. Creating the childhood you want them to remember. I’ve written a great little e-guide to help. […]

35 Things I Hope My Kids Will Say About Me Someday

35 Things I want my kids to say about me

I have been making calendars for my grandparents and parents since 1998. The last time we visited, Old Grandma got out the first couple for Joe to see. One of the earliest ones had a poem in it, one line per month. It went something like this: When you thought I wasn’t looking, I saw […]

Handmade Valentine’s Day Ideas, Gifts, and Activities

60+ ideas for a homemade Valentine's Day

I know that Christmas is barely behind us (we still have our tree up since Epiphany was this week), but I am already looking forward to Valentine’s Day. I love the hearts and the kisses and the love that oozes from everyone during the weeks leading up to that day. And also, Joe gave me a […]

State of the Blog – 2014

We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.

New Year’s Day was just a week ago, so I wanted to give you an update on where things are here at Feels Like Home. 2014 was a big year for the blog with posts reaching more people than ever before – 866,314 unique visitors generating 1.9 million page views {more than double 2013}. I am in awe. Of […]

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