A Prescription for Peace

A Prescription for Peace

Here in North Carolina, the daily temperatures can really fluctuate. I’ve always heard that when there are tank tops and turtlenecks in the same load of laundry, you’re bound to catch a cold.  Sure enough, the cold hit our home earlier this week. When I posted a...
Giving Our Best

Giving Our Best

When I was growing up, my parents were the recipients of many gift baskets.  Summer sausages, fancy jams, you name it. It was so exciting to see these tiny, delectable treats!  My favorite were the chocolate toffees. We would eat a little here and there to make them...
The Bigger Why

The Bigger Why

It would be impossible to list all the reasons to homeschool—more family time, greater freedom, and academic excellence are only the beginning.  But of all the reasons, common or crazy, I can honestly say that I’ve never heard anyone say that they homeschool for the...
Get Back into the Groove

Get Back into the Groove

Stuck in a rut? It happens to everyone. Here are 4 tips to turn that rut into a new groove! CHANGE IT UP.  Enjoy a change of scenery by literally going someplace else. A local hiking trail is my go-to place. It never fails to inspire me. Not your jam? My friend...
Homeschool Teachers Need Workdays, Too!

Homeschool Teachers Need Workdays, Too!

I’m a fan of leftovers.  Most things taste better to me after the flavors have had a while to blend.  I was standing over my dinner when it occurred to me that lately my husband and I had been fueled by a lot of leftovers. Errands, grocery stores, volleyball practice,...