Hooray, the weekend is almost here! It is such a blessing when my husband is home with the family. This weekend is extra special since we will be attending Teach Them Diligently in Myrtle Beach. I seriously can't wait. Homeschooling my kiddos is such a joy and privilege. In honor of the occasion, I wanted … Continue reading Psalm 86:5 Free Printable + Free Chapter Of Called to Homeschool
Hello, ladies! I've been meaning to finish up our curriculum post for the year for months now, but life has happened! We've been super busy while jumping into our new curriculum on the heels of our move to South Carolina. I must admit that teaching elementary grades is my favorite. It is just so.much.fun! My … Continue reading Our Elementary Curriculum Choices for 2017-2018
My oldest daughter is a senior this year. A senior! I can hardly believe it. Time has passed by much too quickly. Looking back, I often wonder if I have done enough. There have been seasons when our to-do list never seemed to get done. But frankly, all I need to do is look at … Continue reading Slow and Steady Home Education
There have been a cluster of sad stories concerning public school children recently. A few months ago the horrible Sandy Hook school shooting occurred in Connecticut, and a several weeks later an F5 tornado took the lives of 7 elementary school children in Oklahoma. These occurrences seem to make all parents take a step back, reevaluate their parenting, … Continue reading Who Will Comfort Our Children When Tragedy Strikes?
Out of our seven children, God has blessed us with five daughters. And our sixth daughter is due to arrive in August, Lord willing. As a homeschool mom, I'm interested in investing in all of my children. But since we have more daughters than sons, I spend a lot of my time either teaching or planning … Continue reading The Importance of Investing in Our Daughter’s Education
I really don't even know where to begin. This morning, as I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I came across the news that President Obama is "strongly urging" all public schools to implement transgender bathroom and locker room policies, or they risk losing federal funding. I've literally had tears well up over this, and … Continue reading The Time To Take a Closer Look At Our Public Schools is Now
This week politics have been in the headlines, namely since Ted Cruz has suspended his presidential campaign. I'll be honest, I have been suspicious of Mr. Cruz from the beginning. Not that I think we have any good options, but I believe Ted did the best job of looking Christian, while trying to lie and cheat … Continue reading How a Christian Mom Can Help Shape Our Nation
About four months ago, I wrote one of my most controversial posts ever. It really was almost funny to me, because I was totally surprised by the reaction. It was pretty short, and was titled, Why I Do Not Want to Become an Usborne Books Consultant. Along with the post I shared a ten minute … Continue reading The Problem with Teaching and Selling Materials about Evolution and Old Earth Theory