Teach Your Kids How to Have a Quiet Time

Today I am over at the Teach Them Diligently Blog talking about teaching your kids how to have a quiet time.  Head on over there to read the whole post….   About a year and a half ago I began to think about what a huge blessing it would be to my kids if I taught them how to have a quiet time.  What does that mean?  What does it look like?  How do you do it?   ….To read this {Read More}

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}

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}

Weekly Wrap-up/Homeschool Mother’s Journal – 5/25/12

In my life this week… It’s been a week full of life as usual…school, school, school!   However, we are in for a busy, fun-filled Memorial Day weekend. In our homeschool this week… We’ve been truckin’ along…finishing up Trevor’s 4th grade, and Zoe’s 1st grade school years.  We will be done pretty soon, and will just dive right into their 2nd and 5th grade curriculum!  I plan to school straight through this summer with small breaks here and there when {Read More}

Surviving the Homeschool Bookfair

This weekend is the annual Homeschool Bookfair I attend in my area.  One of my favorite parts of my homeschooling year!  I thought I’d share a post I wrote last year titled “Homeschool Bookfair Survival Guide.”   Some of my favorite tips to enjoying the bookfair….     Have you ever been to a homeschool bookfair?  They can be totally crazy and completely overwhelming!!  But they can also be a great resource and a huge blessing to a homeschool mom. {Read More}

Enjoy Your Kids

As homeschool moms, and moms of little ones, we spend so much time with our kids.  We are with them 24/7 – 365!  But how much of that time is spent enjoying them? There is so much to do in a day, so much to accomplish for the week.  We have our homes to care for, keep up, and clean. Laundry, meal planning and preparations each day.  Spending time with the Lord each day (should of course attain our greatest {Read More}