Encouragement

Prayer

Your Children Need a Prayer Warrior

As homeschool parents, we “sacrifice” quite a bit. Putting aside our career, doing without luxuries, living on one salary, or giving up some hobbies is not considered unreasonable because we know our primary task as parents is to raise our children to know, love, and serve the Lord. But what […]

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fair winds

Fair Winds and Following Seas

“Fair winds and following seas” is a common phrase often rendered to a shipmate as she or he retires or encounters another change of station. But this phrase is not only a way of bidding farewell to shipmates, I believe it is a phrase that summarizes the hope and attitude […]

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God of hope

The God of Hope, Grace and Comfort

Homeschooling takes courage. It also requires discipline, vision, and faith. Perhaps that is why I love it so much. The struggles to maintain our homeschooling life style require the kind of character that I admire most. And certainly, God has used it to change me into the kind of person […]

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Books to encourage

10 Books to Encourage Your Heart As a Homeschool Mom

Summer is a great time to reconnect with your vision for homeschooling and remind yourself why you’re doing this. Here are ten books that are sure to rekindle your passion for this homeschooling adventure! The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning and Life by Julie Bogart The Brave […]

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Home Improvement

Home Improvement

There we were in the middle of the large home improvement store, my feet aching and my somewhat patient children getting more than somewhat hungry. This had been more time-consuming than I thought it would be. We were going from aisle to aisle as my husband was asking me more […]

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burnout

10 Burnout Busters

“Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established. Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.” (Proverbs 4:25–27) Burnout. In my ten-plus years of […]

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You Are Doing Awesome

Hey Mama! You Are Doing Awesome

Just wanted to stop in and deliver a quick message as I run out the door. It’s ironic. I don’t know; I just found it funny and had to tell you. You know how you have been kind of down on yourself about certain things lately? You look at your […]

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