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 …

announcing a special guest writer

It gives me great pleasure to announce the guest writer, who has graciously agreed to join us here in honor of Father's Day! This man is a dear personal mentor, friend, and, since my dad is no longer here on earth with me, my honorary dad. For more than two decades, he and his dear wife, …

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 …

#keepingitreal #freedomdance

My notes about authenticity As a Christ follower, my reality isn't limited to my own ability, strength, or intelligence. As a Christ follower, I have the right and the privilege of tapping into a much greater power. My reality is based on the fact that I am loved and empowered by the God of the universe …

Setting priorities…

The fact that the school year has come to a close, achievement tests completed, final papers written, and records stored away, seems somewhat surreal to me. I keep asking myself, where does time go, and why does it have to go so quickly? This coming school year (2016-2017) is the last school year with my …

Bu-bye, Burnout, you’re not welcome anymore!

You probably already know this, but our family homeschools. No, we don't "do school at home." Like most home educators, we live learning. Our lifestyle is one that flows in and around learning in every shape and form - we've been at it so long, I have to stop and look at the calendar to …