• A Bible Newbie’s Approach to Bible Study

    If you’ve been around This Outnumbered Mama for a while, you know that I am a total Bible newbie. I have been crazy overwhelmed at the idea of Bible study, that for a long time I just avoided it. “I’m a baby Christian” I would say. “I don’t really know many Bible stories”. I knew […]

  • Homeschool Curriculum: Core Subjects

    When we first decided that we were going to homeschool, I spent so many hours researching curriculum, that if you added them all up they would probably equal a full week or more. I was so panicked that I would choose the wrong books or educational philosophy and ruin my kids’ education. Anyone else out […]

  • Using SPD Therapy in our Homeschool

    When I tell people that I homeschool my children, the responses can be fairly entertaining. Many of our friends and family have been concerned with several homeschooling stereotypes. “Won’t they be weirdos?” “They’ll never get friends” and “You will┬álet them play baseball, right?” Then when we found out about A-Man’s special needs, there were only […]

  • Three Ways to Save Money this New Year [Plus a Bonus!]

    Most people make New Year Resolutions, and many of those include saving money. If you’re anything like me, saving money does not come easily. I love to go shopping, and I am definitely guilty of spending more than I need to for convenience. Between the coffee shop, fast food, and purchasing way too many things […]

  • 4 Super Simple Reasons to Cloth Diaper Your Baby

    When I was pregnant with Mr. C, my mother-in-law suggested that we use a cloth diaper service. I’m not going to lie, I thought she was nuts. Wash and reuse diapers? The idea of it didn’t seem sanitary or safe at all, not to mention gross! Plus, when there are disposable diapers, why in the […]

  • Too Many Toys!

    Now that Christmas is over, it’s time to put all of the new toys away. The day after Christmas is always when I am overwhelmed by the insane amount of toys that my children have accumulated. We don’t do a lot of toys, but my kids have three sets of grandparents, aunties and uncles who […]