If you follow me on Instagram, then you know my family has been crazy busy getting our fixer upper ready to move into and finally settling in! (You can see before & after photos in my story highlights.) We waited 7 years for our little house. 7 years! It felt like forever. And in the … Read More about God is faithful, even when we cannot see (and a FREE surprise!)
“I don’t have to, I get to.” – Jen Schmidt, Balancing Beauty and Bedlam A recent weekend was “supposed” to include a 90th birthday celebration for my grandmother-in-law. I was “supposed” to use the 10+ hours of car time to work on a project on my laptop. Instead, one of my children woke up with … Read More about When an Unexpected Change of Plans Turns into a Blessing
Some people love Valentine’s Day. Other people despise it. Regardless of which camp you fall in, this year I want to encourage you to do something for someone who doesn’t have a Valentine. 6 Simple Ways to Brighten Someone’s Valentine’s Day 1. Send a card or letter to a shut-in (you can find inexpensive cards … Read More about 6 Simple Ways to Brighten Someone’s Valentine’s Day
If you’re homeschooling a high school student, you’re probably aware that you’re eventually going to need some basic tools to help your child receive credit for all of their hard work (and yours!). Looking for the needed documentation and trying to know where to start can feel a bit scary and overwhelming! But I promise … Read More about All the Resources You Need to Graduate Your Homeschool Student – for FREE!
“I wish I could get sick so we can have a day to rest.” When one of my children spoke those words, I stopped dead in my tracks. She looked nervous, like maybe she was going to get in trouble for wishing to get sick. I glanced at the overstuffed calendar and considered the overflowing … Read More about Why I have Unsick Days with My Kids