Adding Routine into Your Homeschool Day

Adding Routine into Your Homeschool Day

Written by Trisha Pull   As the carefree days of summer fade into the demands of another school year, I’m tempted to view the needed return to  routine as an imposition.  I readily focus on the sacrifice required to maintain routine without remembering the many...
Motherhood: A Blessed Calling

Motherhood: A Blessed Calling

“Mothers, don’t forget that you are the shapers of destiny, co-operators with God, sculptresses of young lives, and quiet servants of necessity.” Elizabeth Elliot At times, our society seems to underestimate the importance and value of being a mom. I was a...
Beating the Homeschool Winter Blues

Beating the Homeschool Winter Blues

For several years, I really struggled with the winter blues around this time of year. Maybe you do too. Many feel a letdown after the holidays. The colder, shorter days make it hard to get the kids outside to play. The lack of sunshine affects our moods as well. Plus,...
Stop the Comparison Game

Stop the Comparison Game

A young dad came to me with concerns about his son.  His friend’s 3-year-old already knew all the sounds of the letters. Plus, he was talking in full sentences and was way ahead of this young dad’s 3-year-old son. His worry was genuine. “Are we doing something wrong?”...

Finding Joy in Your Homeschool Journey

The holidays are done, and the new year stretches before us. It’s time to begin a new semester of school…and I’m guessing that some of you may not be feeling very excited about getting back into a school schedule again. Maybe you feel a bit overwhelmed with the idea...