Why Homeschool?

Years ago, homeschooling my own children was not an option solely for one reason: I did not know that option even existed. The first time I met homeschooling families was during an overseas missionary trip to Japan and Mongolia. I was privileged to stay with a particular family for a week. During those times I […]

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The Woman Who Taught Me Everything

“Look with your eyes, not with your mouth”, I heard Mama say it when I opened my mouth to complain about not finding what I needed. It was just one of her momisms. This is the woman who taught me everything about life. Her loving ways was balanced with a toughness that I admire about her. It […]

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A Christmas Story: The White Envelope

As much as I want time to slow down, December is here and many families are starting the countdown until Christmas. I have so many favorite Christmas stories and some that left an impression in my heart over these years. Many stories have become special to me but there are a few that changed my perspective and […]

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5 Things I Am Most Grateful For In Life

“Start each day with a grateful heart”. That’s the line that came into my mind as I got ready to write down post #2 of my 31-Day “Gratitude is Powerful” Challenge. With all the countless of blessings that surround me, I picked out 5 things I am most grateful for in life: Family. My family, husband […]

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The Importance of Family Worship

Imagine a home — the whole family is gathered together, singing, studying the Word, sharing stories, praying, embracing — that’s family worship. I am excited about this topic today. It is one that’s very dear to my heart and it is also my favorite memory in my parent’s home. Daily Rituals Each morning, as early as 4:00 am, my folks […]

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13 States 13 Days On the Road

How did you do that with two little ones? A friend of mine asked when I informed her that we were on a 13 days-13 states-family-road-trip back in March. I know it’s already summer but it’s also vacation time for a lot of families. And so, I am sharing this little adventure that we did just in […]

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