Prioritizing Motherhood

Prioritizing Motherhood

24 Sep 2014 While homeschooling is full of variety, with its unexpected and daily drama, it can also become chaotic and overwhelming for some. Much like striving to achieve and maintain a successful career, both can take a toll on you. For some women, either of these...
The Power of Gifts

The Power of Gifts

17 Sep 2014 Imagine a beautifully-wrapped box lovingly set in front of you. Carefully pick up and examine this mysterious gift. Here are the clues: Your name is on the label; the person who has given it loves you deeply; whoever wrapped it did such a marvelous job...
What if the Art Teacher Taught Math?

What if the Art Teacher Taught Math?

10 Sep 2014 My thirteen-year-old daughter Ellie was participating in a mock trial event, so we took a field trip, along with several moms and teenagers, to visit a courthouse and watch a real trial. As we waited for the trial to begin, the sheriff talked with the...
A Letter to Me—Circa 2009

A Letter to Me—Circa 2009

27 Aug 2014 I’ve been homeschooling since 2009 when my oldest daughter was in the second grade, my middle daughter was three years old, and I was pregnant with my third daughter. I wish I had known then what I know now. If I could go back to 2009, here’s what I’d tell...