Well, Alrighty Then!

Hold those plans loosely, girls! I cannot say it often enough, especially when I’m talking to myself.

I was cruising along, enjoying the end of August, thinking about the beginning of September and the fact that Will will be starting high school this year. No worries. We switched to using a boxed curriculum about three […]

Summer Reading

Summer and reading seem to go hand and hand don’t they? There’s just something about relaxing with a good book at the beach, beside the pool, or in the shade of a favorite tree with a cool drink close at hand. For me, summer reading is just as enjoyable as curling up with a good […]

One Little Corner – A Gentle Approach to Conquering Clutter

There are times when we need to just dig in and conquer the clutter. That’s where I was the other day when I tackled my desk.

My friend, Kristi, left a comment on that post, and here’s what she said:

“*sigh* A semi went through the middle of my house. Then […]

Is Your Tank Full or Empty? – Why I Think Reading is Important for Every Woman!

I love reading. I always have. For some reason, my parents never felt the need to buy many books for our home, though I’m sure it would not have been a financial burden for them to have done so. Neither one of them were really readers. Oh, we had a […]

Encouraging Words From G. K. Chesterton

“How can it be a large career to tell other people’s children about (arithmetic), and a small career to tell one’s own children about the universe? How can it be broad to be the same thing to everyone, and narrow to be everything to someone? No; a woman’s function is laborious because it […]

Homeschool Mom, Are You Stressed Out? Tired?

So many homeschooling moms I meet seem so stressed, worried, burned out, anxious and just plain ol’ tired! Some even seem near to emotional overload. We’ve all been there at some point in time. If, as I firmly believe, God has called us to be the primary educators of our children, why are we […]

For Homeschooling Moms

“How can it be a large career to tell other people’s children about (arithmetic), and a small career to tell one’s own children about the universe? How can it be broad to be the same thing to everyone, and narrow to be everything to someone? No; a woman’s function is laborious because it is gigantic, […]