Tools for the Homemaker

This weekend I am: getting crockpot meals in the freezer for the upcoming weeks; watching an interior decorating course online; revamping kids' daily chores; beginning a new morning devotion. Does is sound like SuperWoman lives here? Not at all! I'm able to have some productive days with the help of … [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...]

Homeschooling: Fabulous Times and Hard Things – a visit with Kim

Have you ever met someone and thought, "Wow, I just like to hang out with them. I think I could learn so much just by spending time with them." That's how I felt when first meeting my friend Kim. We first were introduced by mutual friends and ever since, I'm always blessed by the time we may get to … [Read more...]