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FREE New Ebook ~ 31 Days of Encouragement for the Homeschool Mom

Are you a homeschool mom in need of a little encouragement on your journey?  Or do you know someone who is? I am thrilled to share this wonderfully encouraging new resource with you!  Candace from His Mercy is New along with the help of Amanda Pelser  compiled 31 encouraging and inspiring articles from several Teach Them Diligently bloggers – and the result…this amazing new ebook created to encourage the hearts of homeschool moms. I am humbled and grateful to play a small {Read More}

How to Stay Encouraged While Homeschooling

{This post contains affiliate links.  See my full disclosure here} So, you are called to homeschool.  You jump in with both feet (or maybe you feel like you’ve been drug in kicking and screaming).  Either way, your trucking along on this homeschool journey, and then BAM!  You hit the inevitable wall of discouragement, frustration, fear, feeling like a failure, or maybe just wanting to give up. What do you do in those moments?  How do you guard your heart and {Read More}

Weekly Wrap-Up {6/23/13 – 6/29/13}

{Post may contain affiliate links. See full disclosure here} In my life this week… This week was a busy blogging week.  I have really enjoyed getting back to blogging, and working on changing things up around here.  I have been trying to make the site more user friendly, while also, sprucing up the look a bit.  I purchased some of the cute new things you are seeing from the etsy shop Le Charmed Boutique.  She did an awesome job, and {Read More}

What Can You Expect From a Teach Them Diligently Marketplace Event?

{This post contains affiliate links.  Thank you for supporting this blog.  Read full disclosure here.}   Imagine a convention center full of like-minded homeschoolers, encouraging speakers, discount curriculum and qualified specialists to help equip you for your homeschool journey… It’s not too good to be true! Teach Them Diligently is bringing a unique homeschool experience to 7 more locations this summer! The Teach Them Diligently Marketplace is an inspirational new one day event affirming and inspiring homeschooling families in God’s {Read More}

What God Taught Me at the Teach Them Diligently Convention

(This post contains some affiliate links)   We arrived home Sunday evening from the Teach Them Diligently Convention in Omaha.  I can’t even begin to tell you how awesome this convention was for our family. Our whole family was able to go, which was so wonderful for us all to spend this time together.  We road tripped up there & enjoyed staying in downtown Omaha, which was a really nice area.  The Lord was gracious in helping Felicity to do really {Read More}


I felt the Lord calling me to homeschool my “someday” children back when I was a junior or senior in college and newly married.  So, when our first child was born, it was something I always knew we would be doing. We began our homeschooling  journey in 2007 when my oldest was going into Kindergarten. Here are some posts I have written about Homeschooling… Click Here for a Full List of Blog Posts Written on Homeschooling Some Favorite Posts on Homeschooling: {Read More}

Developing a Love for Reading in Your Child

As I stepped into the role of mother, almost 10 years ago, one thing I knew I wanted to instill in my children was a love for reading.  I became convinced of the great importance of this while in college studying elementary education. (More on that in a moment) I personally did not read frequently as a child, and for the most part, I did not enjoy it.  I usually only read if I had to for school.  I had {Read More}

Some Great Last Minute Gift Ideas!

I am SO excited to say that I have just joined Day Spring as an affiliate!  I adore Day Spring’s items already, so naturally I am over the moon about getting to share their  items with you here at Boasting In My Weakness!! In fact, I just did a little Christmas shopping with Day Spring myself!  I just love that their items and gifts all point to Christ!  What better gift to give someone for Christmas?!  I try to be {Read More}

Reflecting on a Month of Thankfulness

Thankfulness – to God – should occur every day.  It should be on our hearts and our tongues in everything, the good and the bad. “give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”  1 Thess 5:18 This year on my personal facebook page I participated in 30 days of Thankfulness, posting what I am thankful for every day of the month of November. Here are my 30 days of Thankfulness status updates: Missed {Read More}

Just Me & My Blog

So a sweet Co-Hip Homeschool Moms team member, Rachael, from Finding Joy (a beautiful, lovely, inspiring blog, by the way), is hosting a fun You & Your Blog Meme. I love the idea behind this.  As bloggers we put so much of our time and selves into our blogs.  Our blogs can be a beautiful reflection of who we are, as well as a great place to store our memories, and encourage others.  We take tons of photos of our lives, {Read More}

Apologia Live Retreat ~ Take 2

I hope you enjoyed reading some of the great things we heard at the Apologia Live Retreat Austin in my post about it last week!  If you missed it, be sure to check it out here.  As I said last week – the retreat was awesome!  And I want to share some of my notes & tweets from the event.  May it encourage your heart this week, dear homeschool mom!  And let me tell you – there are also awesome {Read More}

Apologia Live Retreat – Take 1

As you most likely know, I had the opportunity and privelage of attending the Apologia Live Retreat in Austin on Friday Oct 21st, and Saturday Oct 22nd.  And as you’ve already heard me say – I had a wonderful time!  🙂 I was SO extremely blessed by the amazing speakers and their sweet, sweet hearts for the Lord and for the homeschooling mom! I took extensive notes – via twitter!  Lol!  It was super fun live tweeting from the retreat. {Read More}

Of Apologia and Internet

Here I am, blogging from my iPhone again (or rather-still)! Yep, still no internet in the house! Have I mentioned AT&T DSL totally stinks? Actually that would be the people working for AT&T who don’t have their act together! Seriously! They said ‘you might be without internet for an hour at most.‘ some how that hour has turned into 8 days – and still – NADA! Moral of the story – if you have the option to have Internet other {Read More}

Apologia Live Retreat Ticket GIVEAWAY!

RETREAT TICKET WINNER Please join me in congratulating Krystal Griffin!! chose comment #23!  She has won the free ticket to the Apologia Live Retreat of her choice!!   Congrats Krystal!!! If you didn’t win – don’t fret – Apologia has some great registration deals going on!  Austin is coming up – so if you are thinking of going to that location – sign up soon!  That is where I will be attending – can’t wait to see you there!!! {Read More}

Calling All Homeschool Mamas!!

Have you heard the buzz yet about Apologia Live Retreats?!!  I am super excited and need to share this awesome event with you!! I had the opportunity to head to Austin to attend a luncheon in July with some of the amazing ladies of Apologia!  Going to the luncheon, I wasn’t quite sure what all I would hear or experience, but I gladly went, ready to hear more about the Apologia Live Retreat.  The ladies of Apologia who met {Read More}