Hope is the Tree of Life

I read the phrase, “Hope is the tree of life,” this morning and something about it caught. Hope is what keeps us going. As homeschooling moms we wake each morning early, often just as tired as when we went to bed a few short hours before. What we feel each …

S is for Sanctuary

‘S is for Sanctuary ’ is Week 19 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage   Some days I need a sanctuary. Some days, nothing goes right. And some days terrible knocks at my door. Do you ever feel like you need to find a quiet and …

R is for Lesser Rocks & Monsters

​’R is for Lesser Rocks & Monsters’ is Week 18 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage   The Bible Led Me To Rocks This morning I settled down, with a steaming cup of coffee, into my comfortable chair, long before the kids were up,  and …

Every Day, I am Mom

Mom is a word that is for me happy and sad at the same time. Mom is not necessarily your birth mom – she can be an adoptive mom or a mom-in-law and in some cases that is really best. I am blessed with a wonderful Mom-in-Law and beautiful children …

Q is for Quell, Quip, and Quorum

​’Q is for Quell, Quip, and Quorum’ is Week 17 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. This week three words held equal weight for me. They are Quip, Quell, and Quorum. And somehow they all relate to marriage. Quell – I am generally the one …

The Should Is Gone For Good

Should is one of those words I grew up hearing often. “You should take out the trash” “You should practice” “You should do all your homework” …and on and on… As I grew older I took on the role of a co-promoter of “Shoulds”. I “shoulded” my friends. I “shoulded” …

Friday Funnies, Flops, and Fails

What Are Friday Funnies, Flops, and Fails? These are the misadventures of a homeschooling week. The bad, the ugly, and the downright funny. Why Are You Sharing Your Homeschool Fails? I am reviewing a class for homeschooling parents from Only Passionate Curiosity. One of the things mentioned in the course …