A Year in the Life June- Documentary Photography at the Pet Store

Once again I completely forgot to post my A Year in the Life pictures from last month. As usual the[…]

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When You've Lost Your Muchness| SmithSquad.com | Alice in Wonderland | The Mad Hatter | Becoming an adult |Slaying Dragons

When You’ve Lost Your Muchness

A few years ago I was a pretty empty shell of a person. My mouth smiled, but it rarely spread[…]

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Attachment styles and romantic relationships| Smithsquad.com| Emotionally focused therapy | EFT

Emotionally Focused Therapy- Creating Intimacy in Marriage

I’ve talked a little bit before about how going to counseling was a huge part of why my marriage has[…]

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Why the daily homework battle is not an indicator of what it will be like to homeaschool | SmithSquad.com | objection obliteration | You DO have enough patience

Obliterating Objections- I Don’t Even Have Enough Patience for Homework!

I Don’t Have Enough Patience For Homework, Much Less Homeschooling I hear this one all the time, in fact I[…]

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veteran suicide awareness| SmithSquad.com | 22 too many | Marine Corps | military suicide | Mental Health

Memorial Day- The Dark Side of Military Service

As I have seen all the media hullabaloo leading up to Memorial day this year it has caused me to[…]

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Talking About Pornography With Your Loved Ones

***This post contains Affiliate links. To learn more about my affiliate program click here*** Let’s face it, the birds and[…]

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It's OK to Cry over Spilled Milk | SmithSquad.com | stuffing your feelings is not healthy

It’s OK to Cry Over Spilled Milk

We live in a world where the adage “don’t cry over spilled milk” is well-known and religiously lived by. Put[…]

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Using a Parent-Child journal to increase communication and more | SmithSquad.com | Handwriting and Cursive | Language, Spelling, and Grammar | Reading Comprehension

Using a Parent-Child Journal to Create Connections With Your Kids

Several months ago I read about using a parent-childĀ journal to communicate with your kids. I thought it was an excellent[…]

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Parenting is a Team Sport

When the movie “Mom’s Night Out” appeared in theaters I began hearing wonderful reviews, so I looked up the trailer.[…]

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Spiritual Refugees From Heaven

On Saturday night I was blessed to attend a women’s conference for my church. This is an annual event where[…]

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