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...]

Homeschooling: What I’ve Learned & Loved plus What Challenged Me – A Visit With Maddy

Homeschooling moms make friends in the strangest places. Like Aldi parking lot. For real. Several years ago, while my 8 year old daughter and I were loading the back of my vehicle with a month's worth of groceries, a mom with her three young children began loading groceries into the trunk of their … [Read more...]

5 Days of Wit and Wisdom from Veteran Homeschooling Moms

Join me next week for a visit with some of my favorite people on the planet. These ladies have influenced and encouraged me in a myriad of ways. Their friendships have been a special blessing to me and I've asked them to share a few things as a blessing to you. So, grab a cup of coffee (or tea or … [Read more...]

Dear Homeschool Mom, You ARE Enough!

  Dear Homeschool Mom, I know those voices you hear - "Can I do this?" "Am I really qualified to teach your children?" "Am I enough?" I'm here to say "Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes, you can! Yes, you are!" That voice of doubt, the nay-sayers in our lives can get the best of us if we let them. … [Read more...]

An Alphabet to Encourage the Homeschooling Mom

I've often said that when I began homeschooling my children I began my own education all over again. I've learned so much alongside my children. It's been an exciting journey with many ups and downs, twists and turns. Sometimes the thing that kept me going was the listening ear of a friend or a kind … [Read more...]