“Dear Homeschooling Mom”

  Dear Homeschooling Mom, I know the thoughts you are thinking. I've asked myself the same questions you are asking. I understand the doubts that plague your heart. "Will I be able to teach them? Will they really learn anything? Am I enough?" I've been where you are - starting out with … [Read more...]

Welcome to Our Back to School Series {2017 Edition}

  We are beginning our 27th year of homeschooling. Twenty-seven years. 27. 2-7. TWENTY SEVEN YEARS! How can that be? I remember so clearly those early days, when our oldest was a bundle of energy and I wondered if he'd ever sit long enough to learn how to read. As I gear up for a new year … [Read more...]

Summer Reading Suggestions and Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop

  Summer is in full swing and the heat index is rising. I'm so grateful for our a/c these days. It makes the heat and humidity more bearable and also sets the stage for relaxing afternoon reading time. What are you and your kids reading this summer? In recent month's we've enjoyed … [Read more...]

Summer Family Activities and Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop

This week I find myself at church camp with my family. While I'm teaching kids to knit, crochet and embroider so they can earn a merit badge, my own children are busy being campers themselves and my husband is doing handyman jobs wherever he's needed. Fun family times! Here are a few more ideas for … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 6.22.17

It's Thursday! Let's get right down to business. 10 Read Alouds for the Family Campfire was our most viewed post last week. I love her list! Many are favorites of ours. You'll want to add these to your summer reading list!   My features this week are: DIY Magnets even kids can … [Read more...]