Hi, I’m Jill. My motto is: Life is not bubble wrapped. Sometimes, it is downright hard. I see no reason to hide that fact or make it seem like life is all about flutterbyes and being all wrapped up and protected, when it’s not. Sometimes, life is messy, you get grass stains, people fight, children fall down and get scratched up, and everyone learns and grows in the process.
I’m a down to earth country girl, a bit totally cranky with those who don’t use good sense, common courtesy, or manners. I like football, Jesus, and doing what is right. I have a wonderful husband that I love, with all his faults, and he loves me because I am perfect despite mine. I write about my mixed-up life, homeschooling and raising 4 gorgeous girls into productive, kind, and healthy members of society.
I think that difference is a beautiful thing. Sometimes the people I get along the best with are ones that by the pure virtue of being around them makes me stretch my thinking and comfort zone. So let it be known, I don’t care if you’re black, white, speak a different language, wear different clothes or just have really abnormal ideas, if you’re straight, gay, or any thing else you think separates you from the world, I don’t care if you’re pea green with purple polka dots, you’re okay with me.
We’re The New Old School: Breastfeeding, baby led weaning, cloth diapers, home cooking, dust it off-you’re not hurt, do unto others.. and splash in mud puddles country way of life.
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