Parenting, Wellness

5 Ways to Spend Time with Your Daughter and Teach Her Self-Care

My oldest and only daughter (so far) is only five years old, but a recent question from her sparked something so much deeper in me than she'll ever realize. A few weeks ago she started asking about getting her nails painted. At first I kind of brushed it off, but once she kept asking I… Continue reading 5 Ways to Spend Time with Your Daughter and Teach Her Self-Care

Homeschooling

75+ Winter-Themed Activities, Lesson Plans, Books, and More!

Winter time for most homeschooling families can seem like a drag or struggle, however, to help put a pep in your winter step I've compiled a HUGE list of winter-themed activities, lesson plans, books, and more! Majority of these are FREE (yaya!), can be found at your public library (for books), and easily accessible with a click,… Continue reading 75+ Winter-Themed Activities, Lesson Plans, Books, and More!

Homeschooling, Parenting

5 Ways to Deschool for the Homeschooling Parent

Take one look at the word deschooling and you may think about the process of re-calibrating your child/children who have attended public (or private) school. However, what if I told you that deschooling goes beyond the re-wiring of your children's brain all the way to your perception of how you see school, education, and learning? I'm willing… Continue reading 5 Ways to Deschool for the Homeschooling Parent

Homeschooling, Spiritual

5 Ways to Use the Bible as the Main Textbook in Your Homeschool

At the top of most homeschooler's list of "reasons why we homeschool" is the freedom to include more of our belief systems into our children's educational journey. This simply translates into, "I want my child to grow up with a strong foundation and faith in the Most High God." And rightfully so! I consider myself a seasoned… Continue reading 5 Ways to Use the Bible as the Main Textbook in Your Homeschool

Family, Lifestyle, Marriage, Parenting, Spiritual

Girlfriend, Stop Elevating the Proverbs 31 Woman

It's crazy because I have referred to myself as a Proverbs-wanna-be woman, wife, and mom on several occasions. I've yearned for even a portion of what Scripture says about her. But, I have also found myself reading this chapter of Scripture and almost instantly filled with a depressive state of mind and feelings of not… Continue reading Girlfriend, Stop Elevating the Proverbs 31 Woman