Category: Life Lessons

6 Things To Do Each Day To Keep The Mess Chaos Away

Do you feel like the mess just creeps up on you until it feels like too much to handle? Do you wish your house was cleaner on a regular basis? There are six things you can do every single day to keep the chaos at bay. If you get into…

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…