Encouragement

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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Homeschooling blindfolded

Homeschooling Blindfolded

At the beginning of each school year, I look ahead and am easily intimidated by my inability to make the year (and my children) successful. I can’t see what’s ahead, and I wonder about the outcome of their education. Will I be able to prepare my children for their future, […]

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Homeschool mom journaling

Why Homeschooling Moms Need to Journal

As homeschooling moms, we are always on the hunt for new and creative ways to encourage our kids to write. We try innovative writing programs and prompts that promise enthusiastic and proficient scribes. Worry and concern fill our minds when they struggle with or resist writing. As we strive to […]

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I Am Not Prepared!

‘Twas the night before co-op, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring . . . except me and the mouse! For all of a sudden I remembered what I’d said, so I grabbed my computer and jumped out of the bed. I promised last month that I’d […]

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