I know you’ve heard the African Proverb- “It takes a whole village to raise a child.” Now obviously you (and your spouse) are responsible for raising your child, but the community that you build around your child matters. Even more so, Ecclesiastes 4: 9-10 states that “two are better than one and that if one falls, … More Why Homeschool Moms Need a Village, Part 1
You already know the importance of reading to your child every day. I think it’s safe to say that Sarah McKenzie’s Read Aloud Revival has everyone pumped about the benefits. So this post won’t really be about encouraging you to read to your child every day, or even about having them read to you … More 4 Simple Ways To Encourage Reading in Your Home
Confession time. I struggle with perfectionism. I didn’t realize it and denied it adamantly when people starting pointing it out to me, but there is nothing like seeing it in your own child to make you face it. Crazy thing is that I told myself that I was pursuing excellence, but I didn’t know how … More Overcoming Perfectionism in your Child
Remember when you were in school and you were happy to get a school holiday while your teachers had to work? As a child, you were probably happy to have those days off, but if you have had children attend traditional schooling, those days probably seemed like an inconvenient waste. Thing is, they were actually … More Why Homeschooling Moms Need Professional Development
Okay, so maybe it’s just me, but do every have parenting decisions that you aren’t exactly sure where you stand? You basically waffle back and forth on what you should do. The kids are confused. You’re frustrated. And every time you hear or read someone’s opinion, you rethink your position. I know, “Make a decision … More Thursday Thoughts: Kid-free Master Bedroom?
Don’t you hate it when your kids are sick? I know. Me too. My little creative soul woke me up early this morning (3 something) crying about a headache, stomachache, sore throat, and “pain everywhere”. I know those signs all too well, and sure enough after a low-grade fever and vomiting the doctor confirmed what … More Homeschooling When Your Child is Sick
Every homeschooling mom needs a toolkit. Learn how to educate your child. Be prepared for different seasons on this journey. Gain confidence to know that you can do this. Find encouragement here on those days you need a (virtual) shoulder to cry on. … More Homeschool Tools You Can’t Buy