Life does not go as planned. My homeschool rarely went as planned. Life happens. This truth would often send me into a bit of a tailspin as I am a planner. I love lists of goals, short-term and long-term; I love filling in my calendar, and it pains me to mark through a plan that … Continue reading The Unexpected Blessing of a School Interrupted
God Has Not Called You To Be a ‘Great Homeschooler’
At least, if He HAS called you to that, it is not the first thing He has called you to do. More importantly, He has called you to be His disciple-er to your child. I remember a conversation I was a part of many years ago in my parents’ home. A visitor was in the … Continue reading God Has Not Called You To Be a ‘Great Homeschooler’
Where Are Your Peeps, Moms?
In my early days of homeschooling, I found it to be a somewhat lonely journey. Here I was at home with these two tiny humans all day. At first, our days were full of wonderment and adventure because of the “newness” of the season. I quickly, though, found myself running out of creativity, resources, new … Continue reading Where Are Your Peeps, Moms?
Entertaining the Littles while Schooling the Bigs
I think this question has been the most often asked of me through the years by homeschooling mamas striving to teach younger and older students. It was MY number one question during that season as well. The quick answer: “You ARE teaching them!” It is amazing what those little ears pick up and what those … Continue reading Entertaining the Littles while Schooling the Bigs