This may sound weird coming from someone who doesn't have a child driving yet... but here's the thing, my soon-to-be tween son will be driving before his dad and I know it! For those of you whose littles aren't so little anymore and possibly already driving, I'm sure you know just how fast time flies.… Continue reading The Essential Guide to Keeping Your Teen Safe On the Road: Thoughts From a Mom Who’s Almost There
Summer is a busy time full of adventure and change. For some it may be a transition from one grade to the next, maybe a new job in the family, or maybe even a new place to live. Life is full of transitions like these, so how do we help ourselves, and our kids understand… Continue reading Transition Time
As homeschoolers, we don’t have the traditional out of school summers. Although we don’t continue our full schedule during the summer months, we do continue to actively engage in educational activities. When my children were younger, we always participated in our local library’s summer reading program. We also participated in the reading programs offered through… Continue reading Summer Fun and Learning
At first it seemed like there was a lot to do... and a lot we couldn't do. What we quickly realized is that with any new thing there is a learning curve. Coming to the understanding of observing biblical Sabbath (or Shabbat) was no different. As most of us ladies do, I looked for Facebook… Continue reading Preparing for Sabbath Family Style: 5 Ways to Include the Entire Family (down to the toddler)!
It seems like yesterday when I started preparing for my first year of homeschooling... making sure I had the space decorated right, the curriculum and lesson plans in place, the supplies neatly organized, and the right mindset. In reality, we are actually wrapping up our fifth year! Wow! Since the beginning of this journey, I have… Continue reading 5 Things Homeschooling Moms Wish Others Would Stop Saying to Them