The Home Life

Thanksgiving on the Railroad

  Thanksgiving for us railroad families north of the border is approaching quickly. Like any holiday or special occasion planning anything with a railroader can be tricky. I actually almost forgot it was Thanksgiving on Monday because my railroader is taking some earned days off for some much needed family time. I was more concerned… Continue reading Thanksgiving on the Railroad

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My Weekly Checklist Printable

As a homeschool mom, organization is super important to me. I used this printable when I was only homeschooling one child and it was super helpful for my daughter to see what she needed to accomplish every day. Since I’ll be homeschooling two this September, I feel like it will be an even more valuable… Continue reading My Weekly Checklist Printable

The Railroad Life

Railroad Employee Fatigue…It’s A Real Thing

Have you ever gone to work tired? I’m sure all of us have at one time or another. I used to work split shifts on the weekend before my husband started with the railroad. They were awful! I would work from 7:00 am to 11:30 am have a break and then go back to work… Continue reading Railroad Employee Fatigue…It’s A Real Thing

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What I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Railroad Wife – Part Five

Okay, so this is the last post in this series. I’m sure I could go on and on about all the things I wish I knew but I’ll spare you for now. So I’ll leave this on a positive note because in reality not all things about the railroad are bad. As much as my… Continue reading What I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Railroad Wife – Part Five