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Happy Mother’s Day, Sweet Mama

Happy Mother’s Day, Sweet Mama

Homeschooling is tough enough, but add shelter-in, worldwide pandemic, laundry, hungry kids and you can lose your mind trying to stay sane. One routine that helps me as a mom is journaling. OK…you non-journalers hear me out.  I used to be one of you! When I journal, I’m talking & listening to God. I can’t… Continue Reading

How to Celebrate Mothers Day at Home

How to Celebrate Mothers Day at Home

When my kids were home, the last thing I wanted to do was stand in line at a crowded restaurant on Mothers Day. Did you know Mothers Day is one of the busiest restaurant days in the year? Most years our family chose to celebrate at home, so let’s look at how to celebrate Mothers… Continue Reading

3 Steps to Finding Joy in Your Life

3 Steps to Finding Joy in Your Life

I don’t know about you, but the idea of finding joy keeps coming up in my life. How can you find joy in the midst of a worldwide crisis…much less in the middle of your daily life? Back in December, I heard a great message about joy. I know God used this message because it’s… Continue Reading

Press Into God, Family, Community

Press Into God, Family, Community

How are you holding up? Most homeschoolers know how to be home a lot, but also have freedom to run errands, go to friends’ homes, participate in outside activities. From my perspective, the shelter-in and lock-downs affect all groups, incluing homeschoolers. Being at home 24-7 may not look as good as all the Facebook &… Continue Reading

Hope in Jesus … How NOT to Worry

Hope in Jesus … How NOT to Worry

In the midst of our current {unknown} situation, four ideas come to mind. Hope. Grace. Press In. Don’t Worry. Over the next few days, I’ll share how God is using those words to keep me calm. To give me peace. To keep my eyes on Jesus. I am grateful for so many things, but the… Continue Reading

Football + Moms: Busy Mom’s Game Plan

It’s that time again … Super Bowl Sunday and everyone is excited about the big game. Or, at least the party to watch the big game. Our Life Group meets this afternoon and will watch the Super Bowl afterwards. Even if you’re not into football, this Game Plan is for you if you’re a mom…. Continue Reading

Do You Need Miracles from God in 2020?

Do You Need Miracles from God in 2020?

Happy New Year! As I begin a new year & a new decade, I believe we will see miracles from God in 2020. Let me share what happened this morning & why I believe we will have miracles this coming year. Before I started praying this morning, I noticed a WhatsApp message. For those of… Continue Reading

Joy at Christmas … Is it possible?

Joy at Christmas … Is it possible?

Merry Christmas! It’s the most wonderful time of the year … time to have joy at Christmas. But is it possible? Today we celebrate Jesus’ birth. What more is there to give joy. But how do you have joy when you’re busy or overwhelmed … when life isn’t easy. Normally, I share family stories of… Continue Reading

Most Important Talk with Kids at Christmas

Most Important Talk with Kids at Christmas

What is the most important talk you can have with your kids at Christmas? I’ve received many answers that include some of these: true reason for the season giving not always asking how to be charitable and not selfish to be grateful for what we receive. These are all important ideas to share with your… Continue Reading

How to Simplify Your Life

How to Simplify Your Life

Last month, I asked homeschoolers their biggest challenge in homeschooling. Can you relate to these? Stress, anxiety, burnout (even before they started the school year) Need more time in the day Ovewhelmed with it all Being consistent with my kids, my home, my family Procrastination Too busy, too many activities How to plan and stick… Continue Reading