Tag Archives: Encouragement

A Different Set of Bible Verses for the Exhausted, Burned Out Mom

I’ve seen a lot of posts lately, using Bible verses to encourage moms to do more—to lift them up, prepare them for more work, and to heal their hearts so they can continue on. I love those articles! They motivate … Continue reading

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When Homeschool Moms Feel Invisible Like “Captain Nobody”

I need to confess. While packing carry-ons for a flight, I pulled Captain Nobody off the Sonlight shelf and quickly stuck it in my daughter's backpack—as a independent free read. (You’ve never done that, right? Judged a Sonlight read-aloud by … Continue reading

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A Pick-me-up for the Discouraged Homeschool Mom

Are you feeling frustrated and wonder if homeschool is really worth the sacrifice? You might question if homeschooling is still the right choice for your family. Perhaps you know that homeschooling is what’s best for your children, but you wonder if … Continue reading

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Saying Yes: How to Enjoy a Flexible Homeschool Schedule

There’s no question that one of the biggest perks to homeschooling is having a flexible schedule that allows you to take advantage of life’s opportunities during traditional school hours: Going to a local park on a sunny weekday morning in … Continue reading

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Saying No Creates Boundaries of Freedom for Your Homeschool

Your kids are using curriculum that couldn’t be a better fit for them. You love the church you attend and are heavily involved in serving and participating in activities there. The weekly meeting with a friend is a great source … Continue reading

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Do It Scared...How I Face My Fears and Homeschool Anyway

I remember it well. It was almost seven years ago now, and I was terrified. My husband and I had just made a huge family decision. We had prayed about it for months, and had decided to to homeschool. For … Continue reading

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Five Myths About "Good Homeschool Moms"

As homeschool moms*, we usually know somewhere in our heads that we are our children's best teacher. But getting our hearts to believe that can be another story. When we're honest, many of us face a nagging fear that we … Continue reading

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