It’s that time of year again when you lay out your spreadsheets, planners. and deep dive into your search for the best homeschool curriculum for your children. This can turn into a stressful time in your home. With so many choices, how can you choose the right one for everyone? Well, take a deep
My husband shares his birthday with Independence Day so when he was a little boy he thought all the Fourth of July fireworks were for him! Fourth of July really is for him! And you and me! We celebrate freedom on Fourth of July with great fanfare: picnics, parades, fireworks, laughter, and yummy food!
“I Can’t Do This!” Ever heard yourself say that? For me, sometimes it is more than once a day! And guess what? That is the best place to be. When you find yourself there, cry out to the Lord like the Psalmist: “I will cry unto God most high; unto God that performs all
I’ve been having a good month. Granted as I write this, we are knee deep in a global pandemic, and I haven’t been inside of a grocery store in a coon’s age. Hopefully by the time you read this, we will be easing back into some of what life held for us before. It
April was sure filled with showers of rain, which means May will be bountiful with blooms, buds, and new life all around. May is the perfect time to start planning family hikes and outings to local, state, or national parks. My family is blessed to live in an area where hiking trails and parks
Ever been terrified? Afraid of the outcome of some circumstance in your life? Maybe feeling the need of protection? David was terrified when he wrote the verse below. Enemies surrounded him; where could he turn? He turned to the only One who could protect, deliver, and keep him. When our goodness is questioned; when
Homeschooling is a very popular word right now. With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, schools have been forced to shut down, resulting in students working from home. Suddenly, my news feed is full of parents talking about homeschooling their children, and part of me wants to shake my head. I do not want to minimalize
When I decided to homeschool my children, I was excited by the prospects of this new adventure. I filled my days with planning, reading, and researching the best things to use so my children would have “everything they needed.” I quickly learned that my idea of “everything” did not match what my children truly