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, …

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 …

Why Worldview Matters to Me

John 1:1-5 "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light …

“Hold out your hand…”

Recently, I have been reading through the Gospel of Mark. About once a week, I take a few minutes of my quite time and read one chapter slowly and thoughtfully - my pen poised to underline anything that catches my heart. This is what I was doing a few mornings ago... This particular morning, I …

Rocking Ordinary by Lea Ann Garfias Review

  In all of my years of interacting with members of my own gender, I have never met one who is not hard on herself. Whether it is about her size and weight or the tidiness of her house, she is her own worst critic. As a woman, I have rarely found a book that …

Getting to the Heart of Your Child’s Behavior – Guest author, Ginger Hubbard

Recently, I was given the wonderful opportunity to read and possibly endorse a revolutionary, new book. I was so impressed with Ginger Hubbard's I Can't Believe You Just Said That!, that I wanted to recommend this book to all of you, and allow her to speak directly to you on an issue about which she …