Words to Dream On

Written by: | February 11, 2015

Time flies. Period. It’s sad but oh so lovely experiencing it. I cherish every second I have with my little ladies and pray for many, many more years of this!! We get about 18 years with our kids. You already know how fast time soars by when you have...
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Learning to Walk {on choosing a family scripture}

Written by: | February 6, 2015

“One, two, three, FOUR…. Four steps,” my husband screamed! By the sound of the cheering and screaming, you would have thought we were cheering our daughter on in her first marathon. But instead, we were counting and celebrating her first steps. Like most parents, we had cleared some of...
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Backyard Homeschool

Written by: | February 2, 2015

  I used to think the phrase “the great outdoors” was reserved for use by those who took in nature in the most natural ways – camping, hunting, fishing, and so on. It is the phrase accompanying ads for tents and hiking boots. I picture campfires and mountain trails...
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A Prayer for the Homeschool Mom

Written by: | January 12, 2015

Homeschooling is one of the most rewarding parts of my day. It’s also one of the hardest. Finding the discipline to sit down and prepare the work, battling with a strong willed child who has special learning needs, and making time for my preschooler require daily focus. And that’s...
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A Prayer for Moms of Sons

Written by: | January 6, 2015

I guess when I look back, I kind of always pictured myself as a boy mom. Once we had one boy, I never started longing for a girl. I wanted our boy to have a brother and we ended up with three boys in all! Yes, I was happy...
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A Prayer for Mothering in the New Year

Written by: | January 2, 2015

As we enter the New Year, it is time for a fresh start. It’s that season where we often reflect and refocus. During a tine of the year when people resolve to lose weight, spend less, stop eating chocolate, and get out of bed earlier, what about resolving to...
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What Every Mom Should Teach Her Daughter

Written by: | November 20, 2014

We were preparing for family dinner and she wanted to help set the table. Honestly, the stressed-out, control freak in me wanted to do it myself. But I’ve learned to encourage her servant’s heart, especially when she takes initiative. She was wearing one of her favorite outfits. With forks...
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