Parenting

A Simple, Inexpensive Way to Encourage Moms on Mother’s Day

Read about a simple idea for mother's day gift for friends

Years ago, I began a mother’s day tradition of sending a mother’s day gift to friends that would encourage and support them. It’s become one of my favorite mother’s day traditions. I absolutely love sitting down to write an encouraging note to people who have meant a lot to me during the year. And in …

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Parenting Milestones That No One Mentioned: Vacation Planning with College Kids

Our Family trip to Yellowstone

I hit another parenting milestone that no one warned me about this month. And it shook my emotions more than just a little bit. My husband and I have four children, but this week I booked our first summer vacation for a family of 5. Not 6. Just 5. And it felt so weird and …

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Improve Your Homeschool Lifestyle with These Interview Questions

I want our home to be a place where my kids feel free to be themselves. It is my desire that each of my children feel known and celebrated for who they are. When it comes to homeschooling, I want our annual plan to reflect each of my children’s unique set of strengths and their …

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Fantastic Ideas for Christmas Homeschooling with Teens

Ideas for christmas homeschooling with teens

Celebrating Christmas in our homeschool has always been a fantastic time. We have enjoyed fun Christmas homeschooling memories for years, but now that the kids have entered the teen years, it is a little different. My kids have schedules and responsibilities outside of our home in a way that they didn’t when they were little, …

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