“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...]

Encouraging Hearts and Home Blog Hop 5.25.17

My days are full of birthday plans and summer expectations. We are entering birthday season here so we'll be doing a lot of celebrating. We've switched to a year-round schooling schedule but we'll be taking some fun field trips and short excursions during the upcoming months. What are your summer … [Read more...]

Homeschooling: Reflections from A Veteran Homeschool Mom – a visit with Nancy, Mom of 6

There's a special lady I know who loves Jesus, loves her family, loves life. Her gentle spirit has ministered to my own turbulent spirit on many occasions, often when she had no idea. Her name is Nancy and today she is sharing with you the reflections she's had as I asked her "What has been the … [Read more...]

Homeschooling: Looking Back on 20+ Years of Education at Home – a visit with Debbie & her children

  It's hard to remember a day when my friend Debbie was not a part of my life. Our friendship spans more than three decades. OK, we've been friends for nearly four decades  - longer than some of you have been alive! It is such a blessing to have a special friend who knows who I am, where I've … [Read more...]