Hey Mama Monday: Balancing Priorities, Mama

  Hey Mama,   I homeschool full time. I work full time. I pray for wisdom all the time. There are two things that we keep in mind as I work from home and also homeschool. They are Keeping family as first priority. Scheduling with flexibility. Family First My family must always come first. So,

When God Doesn’t Give All the Pieces

  Most of us are familiar with the story. God rejects Saul as king over Israel and sends his faithful servant Samuel to anoint a new leader.    “Fill your horn with oil and go…” God tells Samuel. “I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have selected a king for myself among

Teaching Children to Write With Confidence

  “Honey, you need to rewrite this paper….” “I hate writing!” Tears, frustration, and raised voices – is this what teaching writing is like at your house? We often deceive ourselves into thinking that some kids are good writers and others are not. While it is true that some children are gifted writers, all teens

Hey Mama Monday: Habits Bring Peace

  Hey Mama,   Classical Education and Charlotte Mason Education both vouch for creating good habits and starting them when the children are young. There are so many benefits that result from the forming of good habits. Peace is one of them. Wouldn’t we all like a dose of peace in our homeschool days?  It

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