How to Build an Amazing Summer Learning Packet With Free Resources

As I discussed in an earlier post, summer is no time for nose-in-the-book learning. There are too many opportunities for hands-on, toes-in-the-mud education that should not be missed! However, without structure and purpose kids can quickly turn into a whiny, bickering mess. There is also that concern that … Read More…

God Has Promised Moms Joy

Got grief? If you are a Christian mom, grief should be chasing you down daily. Why? because there is a devil and he hates godly people. One person has said that, if the devil isn’t against you, it’s because you’re walking with him. Yea, and all that will … Read More…

How Doing These Two Things Can Revolutionize Your Mom Life

Back when I had loads of children under ten, I also had loads of frustration. Each day was like a box of chocolates; I never knew what I was going to get. No matter how I tried to be organized and create a “to-do” list, I never got … Read More…

One Habit That Will Immediately Improve Your Family Organization Problems

It’s crazy, this hoarding of “stuff.” Last week the kids and I scrambled through our entire 3500 square feet and pitched and burned. Now that the dust has settled, we feel about three van loads and two trash toters lighter (our normal cycle of family organization had been … Read More…

15 Unusually Fun Ways to Homeschool During Summer

Are you feeling guilty because you need to homeschool this summer but don’t have the heart to sit your kids down to hours of book work each day? You are not strange or irresponsible. You are actually a mom with sense! I know, I know, we love the … Read More…

7 Hacks for Excellent Homeschool Content from a Laid-back Mom of 15

Have you been effected by homeschool insanity? Sometimes it seems like a test to see how much cranium cramming can be done before lunch. No time for actually enjoying Pachelbel’s Canon in D, it’s just another requirement we hurry through to get to the Latin lesson to get … Read More…

Why Christian Women Should Stand Against Feminism

If you consider yourself a feminist, please read on. All of the nice principles you think you are supporting may have been misrepresented to you. To begin with, I would like to suggest something that isn’t widely known or accepted. It is this: The feminist movement was never … Read More…

7 Things Effective Homeschooling Moms Do

Don’t worry, Mom, effective homeschooling is not as hard as you think. I know you don’t believe me. You have been on Pinterest and you have been comparing (I do it, too). You want one of those planners with all of the spaces filled in correctly. You want … Read More…

How to Deal With Teen Tantrums

There’s no reason to hang your head in shame when you’re dealing with teen tantrums. Despite common assumptions, parents are rarely the blame. Sure, moms and dads can sometimes be great contributors via rough handling, poor example, or both. We are all used to seeing these modeled on … Read More…

Are You Doing Family Life the Right Way?

Most of us deeply desire a peaceful family life but we don’t know how to make it a reality. As women we like to begin by focusing in on our relationships with our children, and rightly so. I have actually written extensively here on my blog concerning ways … Read More…