Why you should read Shakespeare this Summer

Why You Should Read Shakespeare This Summer

It has come to my attention that Shakespeare has been “cancelled.” But I’m not so sure of that. After all, his plays have survived multiple wars, famines, plagues, world conquerors, fascism, communism and just about everything in-between. Like it or not, they are here to stay. In fact, … Read More…

Homeschool With Peace

All of us wish we could homeschool with peace. However, I know (personally) that we moms struggle to find tranquility within our homes. Besides battling with dyslexia and dyscalculia, we have to fend off surly replies, sighs, whining, and worse. Youngsters at home are comfortable, so they don’t … Read More…

How to Teach a Homeschool Lesson

This post will deal with how to teach a homeschool lesson. When I first began teaching my kids I had no idea what I was doing. I had read a lot of books and talked to a lot of people, but not one of them could tell me … Read More…

Why We Should Stop Preparing Our Kids for College

We only have them with us a few short years. Our influence is great at first, but then is gradually diluted as they mature. Why would we waste precious time preparing our kids for college when we can clearly see the destructive results? Shouldn’t we be preparing them … Read More…

Free Cursive Program

If you have children who struggle with their handwriting, then this free cursive program from the McGuffey readers is for you. I think we’ve had just about every type of child among our fifteen. We have had energetic types, and quiet thoughtful types. Some have been great at … Read More…

Prophetic Homemaking Podcast Notes

Dear reader, God has such a great surprise headed our way! In these last days we are going to witness His glory move unmistakably. One way we are going to see this happen is through prophetic homemaking. If you are interested in listening to the podcast, here it … Read More…

Homeschooling Questions Answered by Mom of 15

This post will deal with some homeschooling questions. I love it when y’all ask me questions because it allows me to focus my efforts so that I can be more effective for you. I recently received some really good ones from a reader, so I thought I would … Read More…

15 Hacks For Homeschool Scheduling

Why is it that when you are home everyone thinks you have a lot of time on your hands? Homemaking itself can take the entire day, then adding in homeschooling means we are often scrambling to find time to fit everything in. Here are some principles for homeschool … Read More…

How to Find Time to Homeschool

Daily mom life takes up just about every available minute in the day. How are we supposed to find time to homeschool on top of it all? This is probably one of the greatest issues I have faced as the mom of 15 energetic children. Over the years … Read More…

a collection of photos for creating a book of hope

How to Make a Book of Hope

“Are we there yet?” Not hardly. We are on a journey, and we are going through a long, dark valley (that feels like “the valley of death”). While things may look bleak at the moment, we must not succumb to hopelessness. As women, we need to find the … Read More…