Potty Training in a Week

July 24, 2012

If you are a parent, potty training is something that you will need to think about at some point.  Here is a conversation that I had with my friend, Becky, who has trained all of her 14 children this way (If you are interested in listening to how Becky and her husband were called to […]

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Mission Statement for Wives and Moms

May 29, 2012

There is something in me that wants organization.  Yet, there is something in me that resists the restriction that rules or a schedule could bring as a stay at home mom.  When I first heard of writing out a personal mission statement it seemed over the top to me.  It seemed rigid and formal. Then […]

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Respecting Your Husband ~ Podcast with Becky

May 1, 2012

What is respecting your husband?  Why do it and how?  What about if you just don’t agree with him?  These are the questions that I was able to ask Becky in our second podcast together.  Respecting your husband is not something easy to do, but it is foundational to bringing a sense of peace to […]

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Cycle of Sin

March 27, 2012

In our homeschool curriculum we have been following Israel’s history, and we have just been covering Israel’s captivity in Babylon.  This got me thinking of a few years back when I was teaching an incredible group of 4th grade girls in Sunday School.  We were also covering a piece of Israel’s history then. There are […]

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From 5 to 14 Children ~ Podcast with Becky

March 20, 2012

Aren’t people’s stories fascinating?  I have always been intrigued by others’ lives.  I find that I learn so much through others. Last week I was able to sit down (via Skype) with Becky who is someone that I have learned SO much from.  She shared her story of how her and her husband, Mark, came […]

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March Forth…or is that Fourth?

March 5, 2012

I know, it’s really March fifth, but I told the kids that we were going to pretend that today was March 4th because yesterday was Sunday, and we don’t have school on Sundays:). A long while back I read an article in a Family Fun magazine.  This article was from a mom who set March […]

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What’s Working For Us Right Now – Curriculum

February 23, 2012

Wow!  There is SO much home-school curriculum out there that it is overwhelming!  I was recently talking with a friend and she said that it is best just to pick something you like and go with it.  You can always be second guessing yourself and thinking you are missing something or that something else would […]

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