Helping a Child with Anxiety

Helping a Child with Anxiety

  Having a child who suffers from anxiety and/or panic attacks can be confusing. Aspects of these traits in children can be misunderstood for something else. Often kids are labeled, "difficult," "overly sensitive", or "just plain stubborn". Once we realize it is anxiety, knowing that our … [Continue reading]

Homeschooling Through Trials

Homeschooling Through Trials

  Even the strongest of Christians are faced with some really, really tough times. Most times there are no easy routes around the agony or despair that we are facing in our lives. Sometimes we think it might just be easier to walk away from God. Turn our backs and live in the world. But let … [Continue reading]

What Kids Should Know Before Leaving Home

What Kids Should Know Before Leaving Home

  One of the best things about homeschooling is the daily quantity time that we get with our children. Time to prepare them for more than just … [Continue reading]

I Will Walk Alone

I will walk alone

  Throughout this last two years, I've felt God really close to me. I think that is what's most comforting about walking in the valley... God … [Continue reading]

My ONE WORD for 2015

My One Word for 2015

  I've never been one to set any new year's resolutions. Why bother? I'm just going to give up on January 2nd anyways, right? The recovering … [Continue reading]

What Doesn’t Kill You… Didn’t Make Me Stronger

What Doesn't Kill You...

  Have you seen this phrase around the internet... "Dear what doesn't kill me... I'm strong enough... thank you!"? I know I have. And I laugh … [Continue reading]

New Words In 2015

New Words in 2015

  I am not sure where I am going… but I do know Whom I will be walking with. I hope and pray that I am finally ready for this task that I … [Continue reading]

Teaching Compassion and Generosity

Teaching Compassion and Generosity

  I was recently recalling things my family and I had done for Christmases in years past. When you are healing from a divorce, you realize a … [Continue reading]

Best Black Friday Educational Deals

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  I LOVE to save money! I love it so much that I often wait until this time of year to buy most things for our home and homeschool. I will … [Continue reading]

I’m a Boundary Mom

Boundary Mom

  I am a boundary mom.   I am training my youngest son {better late then never} to have and accept boundaries as normal, healthy … [Continue reading]

Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic Violence Awareness

  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Statistics, put out by the CDC, say 1 in 4 women have experienced domestic violence in their … [Continue reading]

Our 6th Grade Curriculum Choices

Our6thGradeChoices

  My would-have-been 12th grader decided to make different choices for this year, so I'm now just homeschooling my youngest child. He is now, … [Continue reading]

Dad Retreated

DadRetreated

  The enemy is attacking families.   Let me type that again. The enemy is attacking families. Scores and scores of families. Each … [Continue reading]

A Need to Be Real

God uses quote

  I was just talking to a friend last night. She reminded me how I was not alone in how I was feeling at that moment. Not too many people … [Continue reading]

Teaching a Christian Worldview

Teaching a Christian Worldview 2

    Simply put, a "Christian Worldview" is the beliefs that we build our life on. Why is it important? Well, it's how you view the … [Continue reading]

Biblical Parenting: Leaving a Legacy

Biblical Parenting Leaving a Legacy

    I recently was asked by close friends to pray for a few families. These families are dealing with some serious life altering … [Continue reading]