Middle School – The Years for Transition

As moms, we know our children grow and develop at all different rates. Just like when they were tiny babes, it's easy to compare our 'tweens' and 'teens' to others when it comes to maturity and skills. When they are  in that limbo between childhood and adulthood we often nit-pick their quirky … [Read more...]

{Why} Motherhood Matters – a book review

  As a girl, all I really wanted to be when I grew up was to become a wife and mother, stay at home, raise a family. I guess you could say it was my calling. A beautiful calling, but not an easy one! There are joys, blessings, rewards amidst quarrels, snotty noses and skinned knees. I … [Read more...]

Homeschool Planet: A Tool for Every Homeschool Mom {A Review}

Schedules, appointments and lessons, oh my!   Homeschool Planet  from Homeschool Buyers Co-op will help the homeschooling mom keep all her ducks in a row. As a member of the Homeschool Review Crew I was recently given the chance to use their online planner. This if not your ordinary … [Read more...]

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...]