An Honest Discussion About Biblical Submission

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It’s become a nasty word…”submission”.  God uses this word in Scripture, but it’s important to understand the Biblical definition.  Listen in as Heidi and I talk about what Biblical submission really looks like.  We have both been married over 26 years and we can tell you that God’s definition works!! (There are two parts to the series.  Both links are below) An Honest Conversation About Biblical Submission (Part 1) Part 2 A bit of a side Read More

The Unhurried Homeschooler

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I recently published a simple, mercifully short book on homeschooling written as an encouragement for those who are homeschooling and even those who are simply considering it!  It’s chock full of “out of the box” thoughts about what education really is with the goal of helping you ENJOY these years with your kids because you’ll NEVER get them back!  In this podcast, I get to share some of those ideas so you can get a Read More

An Honest Conversation About Education

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Education is NEVER neutral.  There’s no way around it…while our kids are being educated, they are learning much more than the three R’s.  It’s time to have: An Honest Conversation About Education (Part 1) Part 2 If you’d like more encouragement, please check out my new book called The Unhurried Homeschooler (aff)…a simple, mercifully short book on homeschooling!

Finding Contentment at Home

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Paul tells us in the New Testament that he had found the secret to being content.  WOW!  That’s quite a concept in this day and age and yet, there is GREAT contentment to be found in the Lord and the calling He has on our lives at home!  Join us in this short podcast and be encouraged!!  Home is a wonderful blessing! Finding Contentment at Home If you’d like more encouragement, please check out my Read More

3 Tips to Being a Happy Homeschool Mom

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Homeschooling is a monumental task to take on.  We do it because we love our kids.  But sometimes we lose ourselves in the muck and mire of day to day responsibilities.  Heidi and I can relate and we are her to encourage you in this podcast with: 3 Tips to Being a Happy Homeschool Mom If you’d like more encouragement, please check out my new book called The Unhurried Homeschooler (aff)…a simple, mercifully short book on Read More

Encouragement for the Insecure Mom

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It doesn’t seem to matter how long we are at this parenting thing, there is always something new to deal with, so it’s easy to feel insecure as a mom.  Heidi and I have some encouragement for you today in this short podcast (13 min) as we share our own struggles…and we’ve both been moms for 25 years!   Encouragement for the Insecure Mom If you’d like more encouragement, please check out my new book Read More

There is Rest for the Weary Soul

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“I am woman, I am invincible, I am tired.”  Relate much?  Heidi and I want you to know that there IS rest for your weary soul!  Join us in this short podcast (12 min) to find that rest you so desperately need!  There is Rest for the Weary Soul If you’d like more encouragement, please check out my new book called The Unhurried Homeschooler (aff)…a simple, mercifully short book on homeschooling!

You Don’t Need to Know Everything in Order to Give Your Kids a Great Education

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Last Tuesday our 11 year old fired me as his math teacher.  If I were new to homeschooling, that might just make me want to quit…but I’m not…and it didn’t.  I’ve been at this for over 2 decades (8 kids).  All of my kids will tell you that math is not my strong suit and I’m not the most patient math teacher, but this was the final nail in the coffin.  Seriously, if I don’t Read More