Peggy Ployhar invited me to be a guest on SPED Homeschool. I met Peggy last fall at the 2to1 Conference for Christian homeschool mom bloggers and small businesswomen. SPED Homeschooling ‘s mission is to connect special education homeschooling families with quality information, materials, services, and support. Peggy Ployhar and I had an engaging discussion about […]
My Top 25 Stocking Stuffer Picks for People with Chronic Lyme
Do you have a loved one with a chronic illness? Those of us who suffer from any sort of chronic pain usually have a different perspective on what we would like to receive as gifts. Our wants often turn into needs for comfort and relief from pain.
What You Should Know About Chronic Reactivated Epstein-Barr Virus
When I realized that had once again been exposed to mold it totally explained why I have not been feeling my best. I knew something was off about the classroom I had been sitting in every week. I felt woozy, my head felt full and I even experienced some anxiety. Each time I went to […]
7 Steps to Organizing a Great Christmas Even With a Chronic Illness
Chronic Illness and Christmas Every year as October came to its end I would begin to stress about the holidays. When you have a chronic illness and especially brain fog, common among Lymies, the holidays can bring about an overwhelm that is unlike any other time of year. It doesn’t have to be that way […]
Scheduling Your Homeschool When There’s Chronic Illness in the Family
Are you a homeschool mom who lives with a chronic illness? Maybe you have a child or multiple children who have special needs, chronic illness, or both. If homeschooling with a chronic illness is new to you, you may be wondering how you’re going to plan your year and create a homeschool schedule
Encouragement to Homeschool Through Chronic Illness
If you’re homeschooling with chronic illness, I could probably bet that you could use a bit of encouragement! This weekend Ana Willis from They Call Me Blessed, hosted a Free Online Homeschool Retreat! It was so encouraging and I would like to invite you to go to her Facebook Page to hear her line-up of […]
10 Ways You Can Minister to Your Chronically Ill Teen
If your teen or preteen has chronic Lyme disease or any other chronic illness it’s important to minister to them in a way that provides the strength and hope they’ll need to endure their trial.
Why Your Type A Personality Puts You at Risk for Illness
Disclaimer: This post is not meant to diagnose or treat any illness and is strictly for informational purposes only. If you’re a Type A personality you are at greater risk for chronic illness, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Type A personalities are those who are driven, competitive, outgoing, impatient, critical, and aggressive. They have […]
Taking the Scenic Route on Your Chronic Illness Journey
Do you ever feel like living with a chronic illness is a long drawn out journey with no end in sight? When there’s no purpose it’s hard to find joy to keep going. Physical pain and difficult circumstances keep us focused on ourselves and oftentimes we miss the scenery. To throw in a visual I […]
Chronic Illness and Marriage
Steps You Can Take to Keep Your Marriage Strong Recently, I read an article that stated nearly half of all Americans live with chronic illness of some sort. Astonishingly, over 75% of marriages that are affected by chronic illness end in divorce. Spouses who are caregivers are 6 times more likely to suffer from depression.