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}

I Have a 9-Year Old!

Alright, so I somewhat crazily ~ on a whim ~ decided to take the plunge and switch my blog from wordpress.com to self-hosted, wordpress.org.   It was not easy.   It was highly stress-inducing.   And I am not near finished getting it where I want it.   BUT – I did finally get all of my posts imported over here, and got the blog *somewhat* set-up with something that works temporarily, while I continue to steadily make the finishing {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}

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}