Snack Attack

Do you ever have family members with multiple snack attacks in one day? From my experience in homeschooling several children, I know that home schooling is not just schooling. It includes preparing meals and cleaning more often than if you were not living in the house all day, and much more. Snack attacks can become Read More

Rain, Small Feet, & Courageous Moms

  This past week, Spring brought some rain showers our way – of the gentle sort – not of recent tornadic nature. Those type of showers call to children {of all ages}, "Come! Feel the raindrops falling on your head! Come! Soak your feet in the mud puddles! Come! Get your clothes wet!" On this day, my husband Read More

My Son, Keep…

   Proverbs 6:20-24  “My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:  Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakes, it shall talk with thee. For the commandment Read More

I Can’t Do This! Oh, Yes, I Can!

School days will soon begin in our lively household! The RECOMMENDED "weekend get away with your husband" or "schedule several hours of quiet time at home" (???) or "dedicate an entire week annually" to plan for my multilevel student family… these events have not yet occurred! My nights are becoming my days in my midnight Read More

School is in the Air!

  As the school year approaches at  roaring speed, Planning for the new year is my current need.  Everywhere I think, all my calculations Turn into overwhelming multiplications.  Curriculum, courses, computers, and crayons, Charts, challenges, and chalkboards to write on, Lunches and laundry, love and learning, Lists and lessons, ideas burning.  Wisdom and wit, dollars Read More