Heirloom Audio Productions: Captain Bayley’s Heir {a review}

  History comes to life for my kids when we listen to the audio dramas from Heirloom Audio Productions  and their most recent production of  Captain Bayley's Heir did not disappoint! While most of the G. A. Henty novels we've read took place in some exotic place in other parts of the … [Read more...]

“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...]

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...]

Homeschooling: Dealing with the Challenges, Celebrating the Positives – a visit with Alisa

Life always look rosier after a coffee chat with a good friend. I've been blessed to have just such a friend in Alisa. She makes a mean cup of french press coffee and has been a delight and an encouragement to me for several years now. Honestly, our visits have been too few and far between, but that … [Read more...]