What Is God Really Doing On The Rough Days?

What is God Really Doing On the Rough Days? It’s was a rough day!  One child was up in the night with a fever.  Another has a pretty bad gash that may need stitches if the bleeding doesn’t stop soon.  The third one was displaying such an attitude that I felt about ready to rip my hair […]


Encouragement for a Mother’s Heart… TIME MANAGEMENT! Ephesians 5:15-17

I struggle with Time Management!  Yep! There it is.  For all of you Moms who have looked at me and said… how does she doe it all… I don’t!  I don’t do as much as I could in any given day.  It just doesn’t happen.  There are too many time sucks in life and I […]

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God Bless America!

Happy Independence Day!

History Through Music

Review: Experience History Through Music by Diana Waring

Music!  Oh sweet music!  Who doesn’t love music!  And who doesn’t really enjoy LEARNING through and with and about music?  Music can tell a story.  Music preserves memories, history, and even the feeling of an era.  History and culture just cannot be fully studied without immersing yourself in the music of the time.   That […]


Review: Veritas Press Self-Paced History: Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation

Our family was recently given the opportunity to review Veritas Press Self-Paced History: Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation plus the Middle Ages, Ren & Ref Flashcards all by Veritas Press.  This program is absolutely amazing.  I know I am going to struggle in this review to find adequate words to really give you the depth of this program. This program […]


Review: Go Science DVDs by Library and Educational Services

Our family was recently given the opportunity to review two Go Science DVDs by Library and Educational Services We reviewed Volume 2: Life Science, Weather and Volume 7: Engineering, Design, Flight.  These DVD’s are suitable for children ages 4-12 and are part of an entire series of 7 videos, all centering around different topics which include:  Each has a list price of $14.95. […]


Homeschooling: The Good, The Bad, and The Really Good! Guest Post by Leah of As We Walk Along the Road

Homeschooling: The Good, The Bad, and The Really Good I’ve homeschooled for quite a few years now. I’m often asked about the benefits of homeschooling. But I try to be careful in my answers. I don’t want to paint too rosy of a picture to prospective homeschoolers. The truth is that homeschooling isn’t always fun […]


An Author Interview with Diana Waring

This summer my family is having an absolute BALL keeping the learning going with these new books and musical CD’s called Experience History Through Music. Experience History Through Music series contains 3 book/CD sets: America 1750-1890:The Heart of a New Nation Westward Ho!: The Heart of the Old West Musical Memories of Laura Ingalls Wilder Each title […]


Diana and Friends Experience History Through Music Giveaway — $700+ Value!

I am so excited that my family has the opportunity to take part in the launch of the upcoming release of Experience History Though Music by Diana Waring.  We have been using Experience History Through Music - set of 3 books with CDs by Diana Waring Presents for several weeks now and my children are just having a […]



Yep! My kid’s taught me yet another lesson!

I heard loud scraping sound followed quickly by a siren. No not an emergency vehicle siren but the siren call of a child who feels he has been wronged. The siren this time was coming from my middle child Ezra. He just turned four maybe six weeks ago. It was a glorious birthday for him. […]


Little Miss N! | CT Newborn Photographer

Let me tell you a little story about my client and friend Annie.  It is a story I’ll probably never forget.  Back in my former life I worked as a preschool special education teacher.  Now I’m sure that doesn’t sound too difficult to most.  I mean, how difficult could it be to teach a bunch […]


Another Fun Fix-It Friday!

I am just loving these Fix-It Friday’s!  I so crave getting a little funky with my editing but I’m always so nervous to do so for clients.  They hire me for my style and I fear that if I stray too far away they won’t like the end result.  So these Fix-It’s give me a […]


Tenacity! CT Children’s Photographer

Are you tenacious?  What does that mean anyway?  I thought it might be one of those words I THOUGHT I knew the meaning of but perhaps I was wrong or off in some way.  So I looked it up.  Google is so my friend!  I realize it will be a struggle to teach my children […]



A Little Look At A Great Girl

I have a number of photo sessions to blog.  Here is just one from a recent favorite… Ok they are all my favorites!  This is Sarah!  I had a ball with her! Be on the look out for her whole session soon!


So You Want To Learn Shoot in Manual: The Exposure Triangle Part 2, The Basics of Shutter Speed

As an owner of a great DSLR camera I’m sure your goal is to take that thing out of auto and into manual mode so that you can have complete control over every photo you create.  Yesterday I brought you one step toward that goal when I introduced you to the exposure triangle and one […]


So You Want To Learn Shoot in Manual: The Exposure Triangle Part 1, The Basics of Aperture

When you buy a great camera it is with the intent of taking great photos right?  Why else spend the money? Now a days you could just simply use your camera phone for adequate everyday shots that document your memories.  The fact that you own a great camera tells me that you want better photos […]


What a day! Another Rockin’ Wedding!

Michelle and Tom said ‘I do’ today!  What  a wonderful day!


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