How Making Mistakes Can Help Your Children

Written by: | March 19, 2018

There are so, so, so, so many mistakes I make every day.  I’d try to count them, but I don’t think it’s possible to count that high.  Messing up is a part of being human.  God says we can’t be perfect and we shouldn’t hold ourselves to a standard...
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Using All 5 Senses to Help Children Learn

Written by: | February 26, 2018

After homeschooling my 9 children, I’ve explored just about every teaching strategy there is. Sometimes I can just sit down and do a lesson and the child gets it….so smooth and easy. But most of the time it’s a slow process and I have to repeat myself about 700...
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5 Small Christmas Traditions the Make a BIG Impact

Written by: | December 15, 2017

Do you have any favorite Christmas traditions? Doing some of the same things year after year adds that special sparkle to the fun and excitement!  Besides the tree and the gifts and stringing lights across the front of the house, we have a few small traditions that make a...
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To the Hurting Mom on Mother’s Day

Written by: | May 12, 2017

With all of the Mother’s Day love flowing everywhere, we forget that not every mom is getting flowers and cards.  Some mothers are hurting this year.  Those women who have lost a child, or have a prodigal, are feeling the loss even more during this season. I understand.  I...
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What Does It Mean to Have Self-Control?

Written by: | April 17, 2017

Last week one of my boys took his brother’s favorite toy and hid it.  The little brother had been a nuisance and older brother got tired of it.  It had been a hard day for everyone, but the hiding of the toy was a new low for us.  I...
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5 Bible Verses to Pray Over Your Daughter

Written by: | March 31, 2017

Have you ever prayed Bible verses over your daughter?  Praying Scripture is a practice near and dear to my heart.  I never have to wonder if I am praying for God’s will because I am praying His own words.  Beautiful! When it comes to praying for our daughters, we...
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5 Ways to Beat the Post-Christmas Blahs

Written by: | December 26, 2016

Well, it’s over.  The stockings are empty and there’s a house full of new toys you don’t know what to do with. The loved ones are gone and the Christmas high went out the door with them.  And what about the little voice that whispers, “You didn’t get what you wanted...
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