Hey, Mama, With seven kids, although some of them have graduated, money can be tight for everything — not just homeschooling. Homeschooling doesn’t have to be expensive. With the internet, the library, the support of other homeschool families, and the use of creative budgeting, you can homeschool inexpensively. Take a look at some advice
If you are like me, you are often tempted to scream, “I can’t do this another year!” And, you would probably be right that you cannot do this. At least, not without help. Homeschooling along with just living life is often overwhelming, and unless you have something strong to stand on, you will easily
I really need a fresh start, which is why planning for the new school year brings great refreshment, and it comes right when I feel like I need to just scrap everything and start over! Anyone else feel that way? Some of you plan years in advance what you will be studying and the
What will come our way in 2021? Will it be moving, illness, death, pregnancy—you name it—life will change this coming year. How do we prepare for the unknown? Are we ready for change? Usually, I am not. However, I have found that if I stay close to the Lord and live each day fully
Hey Mama, Christmas is almost here—can you believe it? And then it will be over. And then . . . life resumes. We’ll start prepping and rushing all over again, knowing us. But don’t fret over that today, Mama. Today, *this day,* focus on spending the next five days with your littles, your love,
Hey Mama, Be careful. It’s the time of year when the wonder of the season is lost in the chaos of the moment. Hold on to the wonder. . . hold it fast . . . and hold on to the One this season is all about—JESUS! It’s His day. It’s His time. It’s
Will this be a difficult Christmas season? Are you missing a loved one? Are you in painful circumstances? Are you uncertain of the future? Are you praying for help or healing or wholeness? In seasons of joy or seasons of pain, in seasons of uncertainty, anxiety, or seasons of provision—I want to have the
I normally pick up inexpensive gifts throughout the year and stow them away in my “gift closet” like most of you frugal moms out there. Interestingly enough, my gift closet doubles as my prayer closet. And what I have found in that closet is that the gifts that surround me are both temporal and eternal.