Category: Life Lessons

10 Things NOT To Give A Woman For Valentine’s Day

Every year we hear stories from women about Valentine’s Day blunders. Valentine’s Day gift ideas for women don’t have to be overly complicated. I thought I would compile a list of what NOT to give a woman for Valentine’s Day, for those…

What New Year’s Resolution Should You Make?- 50 of the Best Ideas

We made it through 2020! Let’s all give each other a high five for that one. We are now looking into 2021 and this year really needs a good New Year’s resolution. Are you wondering what New Year’s resolution you should make? I put…

What 2020 Has Taught Me

2020 has been a year that all of us will never forget. A global pandemic sprinkled with a crazy presidential election, not to mention hurricanes, murder hornets, saharan dust cloud, RIP RBG, a much over-due lesson for many on systematic racism, homeschooling, no toilet paper, wildfires, and just think…

10 Real Confessions That This Mom Has Learned About Home Schooling

I am new to homeschool. To be honest, I never in a million years thought I would be in the position I am now. My daughter has been going to school tradition public school her whole life. Now, because of the pandemic and family decisions, I am homeschooling her for…

25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

Just thought I would post an introduction for all those that are new around here. My name is Emelia and I have had this blog for going on 10 years now. You can also find me on social at @HalfCrazyMama. Ok, let’s cut to the chase, you guys…

Open heart surgery during a global pandemic…

I have sat down to write this post a thousand times…but it took me months to process it, go through the thoughts of what to share and what not to share, and actually do it. I started this blog almost 10 years ago to document our lives for…

My 10 Year Old Turned Her Love Of Sewing Into A Business

When my daughter Lily said she wanted to start a business sewing and selling her scrunchies I thought it was a cute idea, but didn’t really take it very seriously. She is 10 years old and has always loved drawing, crafting, and sewing. When she was 5 she…