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Homeschooling Through Depression

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I haven’t seen many posts about homeschooling through depression. It’s not something we like to think about or talk about. I guess most of us don’t like to admit when we’re depressed, and it’s not exactly a cheerful topic to discuss or read about. I know from experience, though, that many of us have suffered […]

Speaking Life into Your Homeschool {Day 5}

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Speaking Life into Your Homeschool {Day 5} To recap on what we’ve examined this week on our journey to speaking life-giving words over our homeschool: Day 1 – we talked about what it even means to speak life. Day 2 – we learned the importance of recognizing we have an issue in this area – […]

Speaking Life Into Your Homeschool {Day 4}

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So You Call Yourself a Homeschooler?

Speaking Life Into Your Homeschool {Day 4} Yesterday we talked about the importance of meditating and speaking God’s Word.  I hope that many of you benefited from the printable list of scripture confessions to speak out loud every day. Today we are going to talk about how prayer is the glue that will meld this […]

Speaking Life Into Your Homeschool {Day 3}

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Speaking Life Into Your Homeschool {Day 3} Yesterday we talked about the importance of identifying that you have a problem with the words that you are speaking into your homeschool. If you are anything like me, this will be a lifelong journey as we seek to honor God with our mouths! Today we are going […]

One Word {2013} Faithful

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Every year since I came to Christ, the Lord has given me a word – one word – as his decree over my life each year. This year {2013} is no exception. After much prayer and time in the Word – God spoke VERY clearly to me that my word this year is FAITHFUL. I […]

Managing Your Blessings

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Hello friends! Tomorrow {November 1}, my newest website, Managing Your Blessings is launching and I am inviting you to come and take a peek! We are giving away over $250 worth of wonderful prizes that will be sure to bless you! The site is comprised of 20 amazing authors who love Christ and are excited […]

So, I’m Really Going To Homeschool?

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So, I’m Really Going To Do THIS?…… This fall marks the ‘OFFICIAL’ start to my son’s first year of school. As the school supply ads come out and many friends are attending Kindergarten round-up at public and private schools, I begin to think…. “I’m really doing this. Teaching them. Alone….” {shivers…} I won’t lie. I’m […]

5 Reasons You Should {& Should Not} Choose Delight Directed Learning

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delight directed

Do you know what delight-directed learning is? You can read all about it in a previous Homeschool Methods and Approaches post by my friend, Marcy.  Today, I’m going to bring you something that’s a little bit on the lighter side. Reasons why you SHOULD consider delight-directed learning as well as reasons why you should NOT […]

There’s More To Life Than Homeschooling

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This article is dedicated to those mothers and fathers out there who: are currently, ever have been, OR in the future will be overwhelmed by homeschooling their children and feel like all they do is HOMESCHOOL all you do is talk about, think about, and dream about HOMESCHOOL want to know how so many homeschooling […]

Celebrating The Life Of My Princess: A Love So Real, It Hurts

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This morning as I sat with my daughter during our daily mother daughter devotional, I realized how quickly the years have gone by. My eyes welled up with tears and I could hardly breathe. A love so real, it hurts. Even though I have spent every moment of her precious life at home with her […]