Working + Homeschooling (How Is It possible?)

Are you trying to homeschool, keep up with your house, fit in your job, and find time for yourself? How do you juggle it all when you are doing practically three full-time jobs at once? If you are working (or considering how feasible it might be), this session is for...

Finding Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Do your days all look the same: meals, school, laundry, chores, dishes, diapers? Do you feel stuck in the mundane? Guess what? We all do at times, but there can be beauty, joy and great fulfillment in the “everyday-ness” of life. Let’s see how we can move past the...

How to Not Get It All Done

“I’m only one person.” God knows! He gave you only 24 hours in a day, and they may not seem sufficient, but His grace is! Can we get it all done, realistically? No. So we must come to terms with the fact that we’re not supposed to. He supplies all our needs....

Choosing Rest in the Midst of Homeschooling

Rest? Seriously? How in the world are you supposed to rest in the midst of piles of laundry, meals, homeschooling, outside activities, curriculum decisions, teaching older children while trying to keep your toddlers from swinging from the ceiling fan, not to mention...

After Apple Picking: Conclusions, Confessions and Callings

This talk is retrospective of Missy’s 23-year career homeschooling 6 children K-12. Robert Frost’s poem, “After Apple Picking,” provokes reflections on the work and the fruit of Missy’s homeschooling. In this “view from the top” of the homeschooling mountain, she...