Hi! My name is Carrie Willard. I reside just west of Atlanta, GA with my woodworker husband and 7 homeschooling kiddos ages 2-18.
I love encouraging moms to keep things simple, develop good habits and make time for their goals and dreams during the busy parenting years.
A bit of history: I started blogging way back in 2003. For several years I hosted a parenting podcast called NaturalMomsTalkRadio.
I stopped writing about parenting for the most part, until I gave birth to a 27 weeker preemie. Here’s a pic of me and the kids taken when he came home from the NICU two years ago.
Getting thrust back into the baby phase will inevitably mean posts about little ones, but some of the other themes you’ll find here are: happiness, homeschooling, money and frugality, large families, habits and goals, reading, simplicity/minimalism, healthy food, and whatever else strikes my fancy.
Some of my most popular posts are here.
I enjoy reading and writing, cooking (and eating!) real food, going for daily walks or bike rides. A wanna-be French girl, I’ve been attempting to teach myself French for a few years now. Je ne parle pas bien le francais.
Contact me at: clauth at gmail dot com (removing spaces)
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A few of my favorite and most popular posts:
My books on Amazon
Social Media Profiles
My articles on SheKnows
My articles on BlogHer
January 2016 – Blissful Intent on The Life-Changing Magic of Good Habits
Picky Pinchers – How to have fun with kids without busting the budget
Just a Simple Home on How I Use Essential Oils for Emotional Support
November 2016 – 5 Ways to Avoid Homeschool Burnout at Canadian Homeschooler
October 2016 – His & Her Money show interview: How Carrie and Her Family Worked Their Way to Debt Freedom
August 2016 – Acorns blog: One Thing That Helped Me Pay Off Debt Faster
January 2014 – 3 Things I Learned by Tracking My Habits at EarlyBirdMom
October 2013 – SoloSmarts Talk Radio interview: On self-publishing for Kindle
Laura Vanderkam – How Keeping A Time Diary Changed My Life (And My Attitude).
Musings of a Housewife – The Blessing of a Food Allergic Child
SingleMomsIncome – How a Single Mom of Four Gets Out of Debt
HillbillyHousewife – How I Spent $2.50 and Ditched My Starbucks Habit