A tough old marine & his little girl

People have often asked me why I do what I do...why I have such a passion to help families give their children an education (built on relationship) at home. The answer to that is tightly woven and wound around strands of silky threads of memory - strands so fragile, like a spider’s webbing. These memories, …

my THM story…

Over the last three and a half months, I've been on a journey of taking my health back. I had noticed that over the last three years, I had been putting on weight. Being someone who has never really struggled with weight (and having the ability to carry it "well"), I wasn't too worried. I …

blast from the past…

I came across a post I wrote in 2012 on my old blog. In the post, I was sharing what my then third grade daughter was enjoying at the moment. I thought I'd bring it over here and share it as an example of the way we homeschooled when my kids were little. In this …

The Steadfast Moms' Journal - is an interactive experience that encourages and facilitates unity, strength, and support in the Christian Homeschool Mom community. Author, speaker, and life coach, Angela O'Dell is the host of this all-new, monthly journal and support community! Click below to hear Angela's audio message explaining the vision and mission statement of the Steadfast …

current projects & important updates…

Over the last few weeks I've been asked many times about my current projects and important updates. I thought I'd write a blog post and update everyone at once. Writing Projects:    This coming week, I will be finishing the rough draft for The World's Story 3. I am so excited for this project! I will …

Created for Today

Created for Today. This title for a future book keeps rolling around and around in my heart. Created for Today. I have writing projects lined up around the block patiently waiting for completion, so for now, I'll have to be satisfied with a blog post by that title. It's so easy to keep looking way …

This coming March, my eldest child turns 25 years old. [It's completely shocking.] I thought I would share with you 20 of my hard-earned nuggets of wisdom, learned over the years of parenting my four kids. They are not necessarily in order of importance, mostly because I couldn't decide which were more important than the …

Co-op Licenses – now available at Jelly Bean Jar Books

I'm am excited to announce my all new co-op license options! These are absolutely perfect for a group of 5 families or more wanting to use my self published courses, You Could End up in Timbuktu! or My Country, My State, My Responsibility! No need for everyone to buy their own book anymore (unless, of …