Hi, God. What an awesome day you made today. The raindrops fed all the flowers, and the puddles are perfect for jumping in. Thanks for shady trees and yoyo strings. Thanks for giving us elbows so we could bend our arms in so many ways. How do you think of such cool things, Lord?… Continue reading Five Pointers for Praying With Kids
So thankful for this article today as I can relate to everything shared. I am trying to be more intentional about focusing on the bigger picture – with my children and myself – rather than the smaller one. Prayer for me has been key to helping adjust my sights and perspectives. When I take the… Continue reading He’s Building a Cathedral — A Homeschool Mom
When I saw the title of this article I knew I needed to read it — and I am glad I did! Most of my friends are educators working as leaders in public and charter schools. A few of them have even started their own schools. All are seriously committed to the awesome task of… Continue reading Americans are rejecting the ‘homeschool myth’ — and experts say the misunderstood education might be better than public or charter schools
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An easy, vegetarian and family-friendly introduction to fermented superfood, kimchi. Kimchi is a big ask for some. Even more so for those with families to feed. For starters – not to put too fine a point on it – kimchi stinks. To highest Heaven. Even hardcore kimchi fans would…
Dear Channie, I am a homeschooling mom of boys (twins). I started off homeschooling them through 2nd grade. After 2nd grade I went back to work and they were enrolled in our neighborhood public school. They were there for 3rd and 4th grade. This year they started 5th grade and boy has it been disappointing!… Continue reading Dear Channie: Transitioning Twins Back Home
Friends give the best gifts! And one of my dear girlfriends told me about PepperPlate, my new favorite tool that has revolutionized how I cook for my family. Gone are the days of running around not being in control of my kitchen. PepperPlate keeps it all together–recipes, meal plan and shopping list. All in one… Continue reading PepperPlate: Finally, Some Help in the Kitchen!
I struggle with organization. I always have. In my mind everything is well planned and I move throughout the day in a calm fashion–from one task to the next. So orderly. But that is so not my reality. My kids compare me to the mom character, Frankie, from the show, The Middle. I must confess that… Continue reading My Futures Board:The Struggle Is Real!