Part 7: doable resources for peace and sanity

Have you ever had to restart your smart phone, iPad, or computer? Sometimes there are too many apps running, too many windows open, too much power or memory being used - the gadget freezes up and stops responding. At this point, the only thing you can do is just hit the restart button. This is [...]

Part 6: doable resources for peace and sanity

I tend to be a perfectionist. There, I said it. Perfectionism can take on different forms - in fact, I believe it can be as varied and unique as the persons who struggle with it. My perfectionism tends to rear its ugly head in a rather subtle form. In fact, it can be mistaken for [...]

Part 5: doable resources for peace and sanity

I nearly scratched this topic off of my list of doable resources for peace and sanity. In fact, I scribbled it out, and then rewrote it, on my list of post topics - I knew I had to write about it. Even if it can't be dubbed easy, it is doable. And it is important. [At [...]

Part 4: doable resources for peace and sanity

Procrastination, laziness, anxiety, insecurity, fear, perfectionism, inability to focus, major lack of diligence. I think we all have dealt with at least some of these tendencies at one time or another. I know that I sure have. In fact, some of these weaknesses became a major life pattern - a train track that was leading [...]

Part 3: doable resources for peace and sanity

Hello, my friends! I'm finally sitting down to write this post...I've taken a bit longer, because of all of the "doable resources for peace and sanity" posts, this one is the most important. We've arrived at what I consider to be the linchpin that holds the wheel of my life on its axle. Without this one, [...]

Part 2: doable resources for peace and sanity

Hey, friends, we are going to talk about the next item on my list of doable resources for peace and sanity. My goal is to encourage you in your life, and hopefully, to enable you to have courage to tackle some of those areas that may have you backed into a corner. First, I want you [...]

Part 1: doable resources for peace and sanity

Originally, I was going to make this post simply about my favorite homeschooling resources. However, as I started writing, I realized that because homeschooling is such an integrated part of our lives, I was feeling rather segmented. Life doesn't come in compartments - it's all connected and interrelated. My life has to be organized according [...]