Before I was a mother, I never imagined I’d hear myself say these things, but surprisingly, they did come from my mouth: “Sweetie, please get your toe out of the baby’s mouth.” “Why are you putting noodles in my sock?” “Son, don’t pick your nose with the lizard’s tail!” ME: “What are you doing?”
I don’t know about any of you, but quite honestly, my life is pretty chaotic right now. I have 4 kids ages 9, 7, almost 4, and almost 2. They are…BUSY! I mean like can I get a break to go to the bathroom busy, and sometimes it just gets plain overwhelming! Anybody else
Are you a little nervous about homeschooling plans for the remainder of this pandemic year? I completely understand how you feel, Mama! Regardless of how long you’ve been homeschooling, you’ve probably noticed that learning doesn’t stop when the holidays arrive. If you’re lacking peace and joy in this season of life, let me share
Hey Mama, You got through Monday. You did it. And I know there were moments you suffered from “mad cow mama” syndrome, but what’s done is done. Good thing your Father is patient and your kids so forgiving. They love you. I think it’s good they see the crud sometimes. They are experiencing real
We were having a blast in our homeschool co-op! Our 20th Century History course was filled with hands-on fun each week, and the older kids were working on writing their own cozy mystery novel. The kids were digging into the Bible with an inductive Bible Study course. We loved spending time together each week.
Homeschooling parents understand there are highs and lows in our days. Crazy days and busy seasons don’t go away during home education. Sometimes, the busy seasons turn into a routine that leads to chaos in our homes. We then find stress consumes our days, and learning is no longer enjoyable. It’s easy for us
Sometimes homeschooling slips into summer because life got in the way of hitting the books. Other times, it’s a deliberate decision to keep those kids from forgetting key information or keeping the momentum with newly learned skills. The most important thing when considering your homeschool calendar is to pray about it and get your
Before you say, “I Quit!” I want to encourage you to think otherwise. Let me just say that there is probably at least one day a month or more that I want to say, “I Quit!” to something in my life, whether it be teaching, cleaning, cooking, transporting, or disciplining a child. We all