Hopeful Educating · Hopeful Living · Hopeful Parenting

Look to the Eternal

The phonics lessons. The math sheets. The handwriting practice. The teaching. The training. The correcting. The conversations. The discipline. The shepherding. Every single bit of the effort is worth every single bit of the effort when we look at it with eyes set on eternity. Week 3 of my Unlikely Homeschooling Series is coming up… Continue reading Look to the Eternal

Hopeful Educating · Hopeful Living

To the Mom with Little Ones Who Thinks She Can’t Homeschool Them All…

My first real, grown up, post-college, post-marriage job was working as an assistant manager at Walgreens. Retail management was another unexpected chapter in the little story of my life, but it was what the Lord had for me for a season. On one of my first days on the job I was amazed at how the… Continue reading To the Mom with Little Ones Who Thinks She Can’t Homeschool Them All…

Hopeful Educating · Hopeful Parenting

To the Mom Who Thinks She’s Not Qualified to Teach Her Kids…

Remember that time I told you I started an elementary education program in college, but quickly switched gears yet again and did not pursue that degree? Yep, it’s crazy that I am now day in and day out teaching my 3 elementary kiddos! You see, on paper, I’m not qualified to teach. I didn’t finish… Continue reading To the Mom Who Thinks She’s Not Qualified to Teach Her Kids…

Hopeful Educating

To the Doubting Mom Who is or Wants to Homeschool

Last week was all about my back story of homeschooling. I shared some of the things that made me think homeschooling wasn’t for me… It was not my plan. I had no desire to teach elementary school children. I’m a messy, unorganized person. I had a great public school experience. I struggle with laziness and perfectionism. These are… Continue reading To the Doubting Mom Who is or Wants to Homeschool