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 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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5 Scriptures that Share God’s Love

Written by: | November 18, 2016

Sometimes you just need a boost of love.  Between holidays and elections and keeping up with school, work, kids, church, etc. we all need a love-boost! There’s no place better to find that boost than the Bible.  It is filled with love.  Love for us, love for one another,...
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How to Pray for Homeschool Moms

Written by: | August 29, 2016

As a homeschooling mom for the past 26 years, I know the struggles and the victories that come with teaching your kids at home.  We hope that we are making the right choices for curriculum, we deal with intense pressure to perform….making sure our kids are spelling bee winners and...
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5 Tips for Keeping a Summer Schedule

Written by: | June 10, 2016

Hey friends! How’s your summer calendar looking? Mine is getting fuller every day! Between traveling and kids’ jobs and swimming and friends and trying to squeeze in some home projects, summers can get so full that by the end we are wondering what happened to all of our free...
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10 Questions for Your Kids When They’re Bored

Written by: | December 28, 2015

With 9 kids, I have heard many versions of “Mom, I’m bored,” and, “I don’t have anything to do.”  I usually send them outside with orders to, “Run around and have FUN!”.  But the cold weather (or here in Texas it can also be the summer heat) can keep us...
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Happy Book Lover’s Day!

Written by: | November 6, 2015

  Did you know that tomorrow is Book Lover’s Day?!  Oh boy, I could really get into that.  I live by the philosophy that you can never have too many books. I love, love, love to read books.  And if I don’t have time to read, I get an...
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Back to School – Homeschool Style

Written by: | August 31, 2015

In case you’ve missed it, we are in back to school time! This time of year is rich with traditions and reliving our childhood memories.  Who doesn’t think of their own favorite lunchbox as they search the stores for the latest style for their child.  I know I have flashbacks of Holly...
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