A long time ago, I started working on my list of 1,000 things for which I’m grateful after reading the wonderful Ann Voskamp’s book One Thousand Gifts. Continue reading Five Days of Gratitude
Have you ever thought about the terminology we use for the sun? As a homeschool mom, I am asked to explain every word that comes out of my mouth, and that can get pretty interesting when little ones first start to understand how the solar system works. Continue reading The World Revolves Around What?
Although I try to maintain a positive perspective, I’m not always someone to look for the silver lining. Sometimes, though, it is so obvious that it almost blinds me with its glare. Such was the case when I somehow lost myself in cleaning out part of the attic — a task I hadn’t planned to do ahead of time (which is so unlike me) and one that became an unexpected journey. Continue reading Finding Treasure in the Trash
Right off the bat, I need to say that in no way am I ever going to pretend homeschooling is easy — no more than I’ll pretend parenting, running a business while raising small children, and being a disciple of Jesus are easy endeavors. I’m just saying that, for me, homeschooling is a lot easier and much more attractive than the alternatives (which I could also say regarding parenting, running a home-based business, or following Jesus, but that’s not the point of this post). Continue reading Top 10 Reasons Homeschooling is Easier