(VIDEO) How To Survive a Bad Homeschool Day

Bad Homeschool Day

If you’ve been homeschooling for a while, you know that not every homeschool day is a great one.  When our homeschool day takes a turn for the worse due to poor attitudes, frequent interruptions, or sickness, it’s easy to become discouraged. Is there anything a homeschool mom can do to save the day? Yes, there is! Continue Reading…

A Sinful Response

Sinful Response

The other day, I was checking out Lysa TerKeurst’s Facebook page and came across a fabulous and thought provoking quote: Paying attention to the reaction we have when our happy gets bumped is so telling. I want my reactions to reflect the relationship I have with Jesus.  (Lysa TerKeurst) Lysa’s words hit me hard. Really Continue Reading…

Growing Up Social: Too Much Too Soon?

Too Much Too Soon

I have been a fan of Dr. Gary Chapman’s writing since 2002. I read his book, The Five Love Languages, after it was given to me as a bridal shower gift. A few years later when I became a mother, I mined awesome parental gems alongside a few moms at my church when we came together to Continue Reading…

Learning to Live With Abandon

Living With Abandon

The other day, I was carrying a load of folded laundry up to Sugar Plum’s room so she could put it away. From the base of the stairs I could hear her music playing loudly, so when I reached her bedroom door, I wasn’t surprised to find her dancing around the room and singing one Continue Reading…