When Current Events Cause Us to Fear

When Current Events Cause Us to Fear

Do you ever get overwhelmed, confused and discouraged by what’s going on around us?  Our world continues to change at warp speed and it’s not at all clear who we can believe. It seems as though we are being sifted and those who stand on the authority and...
Homeschooling In Real Life

Homeschooling In Real Life

Do you ever wonder if your homeschooling days look like anyone else’s? Homeschooling is very much like being a pioneer…”a person who is among the first to explore or settle a new country or area.”  Because each of our families are unique, it...
I’m Starting a Podcast!

I’m Starting a Podcast!

I’m so excited to be starting a podcast!  I know there are many, many voices out there that you can listen to.  I’m praying that mine will be a particularly encouraging one for you!   The first episode will air Tuesday, August 15th and every Tuesday after...
Homeschooling Moms: When You Doubt You are Enough

Homeschooling Moms: When You Doubt You are Enough

I don’t know if there is a week that goes by without that nagging feeling that I just may not be enough for my kids when it comes to home educating.  I’ve homeschooled our eight kids from the beginning (starting over 20 years ago), and we’ve graduated 5 so far, but...
Fearless Homeschooling

Fearless Homeschooling

Homeschooling is amazing.  We have the opportunity to fine tune our children’s education to fit their personality, gifts, strengths and weaknesses.  We can let them follow their interests and provide them with resources that encourage creativity and learning....
Mommy Martyrdom

Mommy Martyrdom

Motherhood will bring you to your knees and often face down before the Lord.  In my 26 years of parenting, I have found myself at the end of my own resources countless times. It’s here I’ve learned the most about God’s provision.  “Some of us begin motherhood...
Simple Ways to Sweeten Your Marriage

Simple Ways to Sweeten Your Marriage

After 28 years of marriage, you learn a few thing…things to do and things NOT to do. I am not one for long lists (although they can be helpful). I’m more about simplicity…give me the bottom line and I’ll figure the rest out. What I’m...