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Americans are rejecting the ‘homeschool myth’ — and experts say the misunderstood education might be better than public or charter schools

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

Happy · Homeschooling · MomSpirations · The Arts

5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017

My morning ritual often starts with a struggle—a battle between Mind and Body. Each one very clear about what they think is best and each one extremely persuasive. Body reminds me how  tired I am and how very good it simply feels to just be…lay in bed and simply be… Mind jumps in and reminds… Continue reading 5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017

MomSpirations

Max Lucado’s Fearless Parenting: This Week’s Inspirational Hour

I am a huge fan of Max Lucado. I first met him through his famous Wemmicks. My niece, Jordan, loved those Wemmicks and so I spent several hours reading her You Are Special over and over (along with her other favorite, Strega Nona). When my children came along, those Wemmicks got passed along and I find… Continue reading Max Lucado’s Fearless Parenting: This Week’s Inspirational Hour

Good Times · Recipes

Lemon Balm Strawberry Banana Bread with a Lemony Lemon Balm Glaze

This bread came about because I had two extremely ripe bananas one lonely peach.  The strawberries came from a small farm about five minutes from our house. But like most freshly picked fruit, if you don’t have a plan for them they will have a plan to go bad. So I thought I would add them… Continue reading Lemon Balm Strawberry Banana Bread with a Lemony Lemon Balm Glaze