Raise Kids Who Can Think for Themselves

Raise Kids Who Can Think for Themselves

I’ve been thinking about this for quite some time and thought it was about time to share my thoughts and experience in raising kids who can think for themselves. “It takes time and an unhurried mom heart to encourage our kids to think for themselves, but...
When Following God Looks Messy

When Following God Looks Messy

We sold our dream home almost two years ago now (When God Turns Your World Upside Down).  It was not something I ever saw coming, but in my over 40 year walk with God, He’s surprised me more than once.  In fact, that seems to be His speciality…an...
Wisdom for the Road

Wisdom for the Road

   Between launching kids, moving, my husband’s surgeries, and coordinating conferences, it’s been difficult to find the time to write here.  Lately, though, things have slowed down and I’ve started jotting down short devotionals for parents.  Maybe...
When Arrows Fly

When Arrows Fly

We have been homeschooling over 20 years now.  I wouldn’t change a thing.  It’s still something that brings me to my knees.  It still sometimes makes me cry.  I still want to be the best mom I can be and I want to finish this homeschooling thing well.  But, I’ll admit...
Letting Go of Your Homeschooler

Letting Go of Your Homeschooler

He wanted to play football in the worst way.  None of his older 5 siblings ever wanted to play a team sport, so this was a new direction for our family.   It’s part of the adventure that is called homeschooling.  You spend a lot of time exploring and examining...