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
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
So we came across this by pure chance but was completely blown away when we watched it. Since then I have shown the video to…well…everyone that had about 12 minutes to spare and I have enjoyed watching it right along with them. The girls were amazed as well and it was such a timely find as… Continue reading Underwater Museums: This Week’s Inspirational Hour
It is challenging to live on one income (especially in the DC Metro area). And for our family homeschooling has meant that we live on one income. Five years ago (when my second-born gift was six months old) I was invited to my dear friend’s house for a fun night of shopping. I was so… Continue reading Finding A Way
Children learn best when parents are greatly involved. Saturday morning came quicker that I wanted it to. Even though I woke up early, I still found myself rushing out of the house to the prayer breakfast. I am not exactly sure why I signed up to attend the breakfast this year, but I am so… Continue reading Begin With the End in Mind, And the End is…?
I am not an early riser. The fact that I am typing this post at 6:30am is proof that God is real and he answers prayers. Our first week of school ended Yesterday. After many months of planning, purchasing, and shopping school finally started. The prospect of teaching three children this year seemed daunting–more honestly,… Continue reading Morning Thoughts: 6 a.m. Wake Up
Originally posted on A Homeschool Mom:
In conjunction with our “I Can’t Homeschool” series, I’d like to take a step back and ponder things I wish I had known before homeschooling. Little pieces of wisdom I didn’t yet know, lessons I’ve learned along the way, and tips for making my own life easier. Here are 10…