Charter School with Homeschool option has been good for our family
Why we chose a Charter School with Homeschool Option

This year our family started something new.  I have always, always, always been a bit jealous of moms who were able to stay home and homeschool their children.  But even when I didn’t have to work and was able to…
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World Adoption Day, Adoption Center of Hope
World Adoption Day

You may have noticed pictures on your social media of smiling people holding up their hands  with a hand drawn smiley face on it.   Did you know that today is World Adoption Day?  What is World Adoption Day and why…
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Be blessed in 2017

As 2017 draws closer, I revisit the days of 2016 with amazing gratefulness.  There are so many wonderful gifts that were given to me this year.  Some were miraculous answers to prayers. Others were the result of much hard work,…
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Joy comes in the morning

  I absolutely L.O.V.E. our little home and property, but I am so not kidding when I tell you that it is a fixer upper.  We are talking gutting, replacing, fixing things and finding more things that we didn’t know…
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Baby Chicks – Our first farm animal babies

As a girl, we lived in a house that was built in the 1940’s and it had a bit over an acre of land.  My father made the most of the property we had.  I think I was 12 when…
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Our family road trip to the Grand Canyon

Our family loves going on travel adventures. This adventure took us to the utterly gorgeous Grand Canyon.  Traveling from Southern California to Arizona is a pretty easy drive.  You are going through the desert to more desert, but don’t miss…
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   Meet Michelle~

Michelle Dettman
Back to Basics Mom