How to Prepare Kids for Tornado Season

I’ve always lived where tornadoes are a fact of life.  As a kid, we had tornado drills.  We heard the tornado sirens tested on Wednesdays at noon, and my siblings and I passed more minutes than I’d like to think about under a mattress in our hallway or, later, in the earthen dugout shelter beside […]

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The only way my house stays half-way clean

If you are reading this, you probably struggle with keeping your house clean.  For me, the struggle is real, and the struggle is daily. I am always amazed at how I can get my house clean, then it is messy again within hours.  And I mean “amazed” in a negative sense. It can be disheartening, […]

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