Tag Archives: Encouragement

7 Reminders to Refresh the Servant-Hearted Homeschool Mom

They say that no one minds being a servant until they’re treated like one. Homeschooling mothers face this dilemma on a regular basis. We love that we are called to be Christ-like servants to our families, but we don’t love … Continue reading

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Is It Okay to Have a Hobby Other Than Homeschooling?

Is it okay that I want a hobby outside of homeschooling? My four boys are 7, 5, 3, and 1. For the past eight years, my hobbies have included breastfeeding, potty training, laundry, feeding people, and researching homeschool curriculum. I'm … Continue reading

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It's Not All Rainbows and Butterflies: Homeschooling Is Hard

Homeschooling is not perfect. It also is not the answer to all the world’s problems; it’s not even the answer to all your family’s problems. So much of what you will see on social media paints a picture of a … Continue reading

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When You Are Disappointed: Homeschool Visions vs. Reality

You had a picture in your mind of what your homeschool day would look like. After eating a nutritious breakfast, your children would dutifully go to their books. The older children would work independently while you did phonics activities with … Continue reading

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Homeschool Mom, Are You Getting the Socialization You Need?

If you’ve homeschooled for more than a week, you’re well aware of the concern that children be properly socialized. Everyone from your Aunt Barbara to the mailman wants to know that your kids are spending time with their peers, getting … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Homeschool as You Celebrate Spring

When the first day of spring is right around the corner, there’s a good chance your homeschool family—like mine—is feeling a bit of spring fever. My yard may still have puddles and leafless trees, and we have several weeks left … Continue reading

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Loving the Gift of Homeschooling No Matter How You Received It

Have you ever received a gift so special that you kept it for as long as humanly possible? What about one you loved for a shorter period of time, then no longer had use for? How about a gift you … Continue reading

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