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Ginia

My name is Ginia Oehlschlager and I'm a small-town gal from Missouri. Join me as I document my crazy life on the farm with my husband and four kids. I'm always looking for frugal, simple ways to live the life God set before me. Where faith, family and fun come together on the farm.

Weight loss. My struggle.

I am the typical, American yo-yo dieter. Wish I wasn’t. But I am. And it’s a bummer. There’s been the counting calories, which was successful. There’s been my first Whole30, which was life-changing. And then … there were all those lazy or super busy days and  I coped with doing whatever […]

Homeschooling: How we do it

While this is our third year schooling at home, I’m yet to place myself anywhere but the “still a newbie/don’t know what the heck I’m doing half the time”-category. And to make matters worse, we changed up our entire curriculum this fall. Fun times! Every day presents its own sets […]

Finding his way

It’s the start of our third year of homeschooling and every day I wake up to new revelations. Most days I see with my own eyeballs the reasons homeschooling is so important. Other days — the hard days — it’s easy to wonder if I’m up to it. If I’m […]

Lost my voice

It has been literally three months since I’ve visited this space. Every once in a while I will think about writing something, then quickly dismiss the idea as too much work. This summer was saturated with busyness. We’ve had weekly allergy shots, baseball and softball nearly every day until mid-July, […]