Tag Archives: Encouragement

A Deep Breath for Advent

What do you need right now? It's holiday season 2020. Pressures can run high any Christmas. But this year feels even heavier. Do you feel it? But it's also the period of Advent—that season when we wait in hopeful expectation … Continue reading

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How to Find Christmas Cheer When You're a Scrooge

Moms aren't supposed to be Scrooges, are they? Yet, if you ask my family, I'm not exactly Suzy Snowflake when it comes to the Christmas season. Some of my friends love the holiday season so much that they decorate their … Continue reading

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The Four Levels of Rest Homeschool Parents Need

God seems to take rest pretty seriously. In this strange year of 2020, you might be more aware than usual of your need for deep rest. Perhaps you don't just feel body tired, but tired in your soul. That's more … Continue reading

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God Has Equipped You to Teach Your Children

I expect that you are an intelligent, loving person. You and your spouse probably care about your children more than anyone else possibly could. You want what's best for them. And you work hard to raise them well. With that … Continue reading

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3 Lessons from Hiking for the New Homeschooler

Whether you are starting your homeschool journey with a kindergartner or a high schooler, you are in for an adventure. It's one that doesn’t come with an exact map. This journey will lead you through deep valleys, up steep mountains, … Continue reading

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What to Do When Motherhood Feels Like You've Lost Your Gifts

At the age of fourteen, I began teaching piano lessons. I started small, simply taking a handful of students off the hands of my already-booked piano teacher. As time went on, however, I found myself teaching almost every day after … Continue reading

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Why Bad Days Are Actually Good For Your Homeschool

You are probably thinking I have lost my mind. How can anyone say that bad homeschool days are beneficial? I think my answer will surprise you! I've discovered three ways that my bad homeschool days are actually a pro instead … Continue reading

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