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...]

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...]

Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents a Book Review {and Giveaway}

If you knew everything there was to know before becoming a parent, would you still have had children? Did you hesitate before answering? I've come to the conclusion there is a reason we don't know everything ahead of time. It's an adventure, a journey! One we might choose not to take if we could see … [Read more...]

Coping with Hard Days

Five spills. A bowl of cereal on the kitchen floor. A glass of water in someone's lap. A glass of juice all over the breakfast table. A cup of milk spread across the lunch table. Mom's coffee all down her front. And it isn't even noon yet! Have you ever had one of those days? What's a mom to … [Read more...]