This year I find myself longing for something more than choosing a word or making a list of goals. I am longing for a deeper relationship with God.
So often life doesn’t go the way we planned. We all go through difficulties. We all get sick. Sometimes we end up in those unexpected places that are lonely, painful, and seemingly impossible to walk through alone. It’s easy to expect the people in our lives to come alongside us and help us out. But […]
I’m sure you, like me, have gone through seasons where everything seems to go wrong. Literally, one thing after another happens! Those seasons can either break us or build us. Sometimes, the pressure is too much, the severity of suffering is too deep, we break and it takes a long time to regain strength. It […]
Let’s face it, life is hard! Sometimes horrible things happen to us and somehow we get caught completely off guard. No one ever wants to say it out loud but we feel bad for others when bad things happen to them while secretly hoping it never happens to us! Most of us don’t plan for […]
Last weekend I attended The 2 to 1 Conference (referred to as 2:1) in Herndon, Virginia. The theme of the conference couldn’t have been more perfect for a group of busy homeschool moms! Our theme was Abide based on the Bible verses found in John 15. Throughout the conference, we were reminded that as we go through […]
If you are struggling with homeschooling and parenting then this summit is for you! I’ve been homeschooling for a long time and there have been many days along the way where I wondered if I was cut out for it. I would have loved to have a resource like this in my early homeschooling days […]
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
My recent guest post, Pursuing a Happily Ever Marriage in the Real World has become one of my most popular posts. If you haven’t read it you can find it on Angel Penn’s website here. Writing a marriage post is not an easy thing to do. It’s probably why I don’t do it very often. Apparently, […]
Every little girl dreams of growing up, finding Prince Charming, having a beautiful fairy-tale wedding and living happily ever after! My husband and I just celebrated our 28th anniversary and while we’ve had fairy-tale moments, I can’t say that our life together has always been a fairy-tale. You may be newly married or have been […]
Are you struggling to keep up with all the responsibilities you have as a wife and mom? Has your jammed packed schedule ever caused you to stop and think about how mothers from the past “mothered” their children?