Hey Mama, Is there stress or strife in your family? When the family isn’t rested, there tends to be more stress and strife among its members. I don’t know about you, but our summer so far has been the busiest ever. In fact, we have been doing nothing but running around (all really
The end of the academic school year comes with mixed emotions: relief, elation, excitement, bittersweetness, or perhaps a twinge of sadness if it’s the year my last child graduates. I label it “good” if my children make reasonable or exceptional academic progress. Perhaps one child overcame that math hang-up. I finished all but one
Today began as every other day. I brewed a cup of coffee, refilled my water bottle, and headed into the den for a quiet time with the Lord. A time of meditation on God’s Word, prayers of praise and supplication, accompanied by morning joe. I sipped the warm elixir from a delicate, magnolia-decorated mug.
Hey Mama, It’s been a busy and stressful couple of weeks at our house—so I’m going to focus on some encouragement. Have you felt encouraged lately? If not, find some support. I don’t mean just family or hubby support. I mean godly, sweet Mamas who have been where you’re at and can tell
Hey Mama, Homeschooling one child? Here’s some advice from TOS magazine: One Child, One Journey – Shelly Campbell-Harley The Joy of Homeschooling Only One Child – Julie Jeavons The Great Bugaboo – Donna Conner For more advice, just search the magazine free at www.TOSMagazine.com. Are you facing trials right now? Trials will come
Hey Mama, You know the saying, “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it”? Well, the same goes for your homeschool. You can learn from other Mamas what did and did not work for their kids—and you can learn how to draw closer to the Lord and lean hard on Him
Do you ever feel lonely as a homeschool mom? Perhaps you keep your schedule overflowing with appointments and tasks that you don’t have time to think about friendships. Dear Friend, I relate to this struggle so well. Cultivating mother culture can feel stressful when you’re worn out. Sometimes it’s easier to pour ourselves into the
Hey Mama, What should you do with the littles? Play with them, read to them, take walks, bake or cook with them, clean with them, and give them lots of hugs. While you’re doing routine things, like grocery shopping, taking food to a friend, weeding, or something else, your littles are watching and