Hopeful Parenting · Motherhood

3 Things I’m Loving with My Kids (That You Can Do Too!)

  It’s Thanksgiving week and I’m feeling thankful! This week I’ll be sharing posts highlighting some of the things I’m most thankful for, with a helpful spin! Up for today, my kiddos! I love being a mom, and within every season of motherhood there have been things that I have absolutely loved, as well as… Continue reading 3 Things I’m Loving with My Kids (That You Can Do Too!)

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…

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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…

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Little Miss High School is Homeschooling

This post is part of my #write31days series about being an unlikely homeschooler. Be sure to follow along with the entire series by checking out the main page here.  When we announced to our family that we were considering homeschooling our kiddos we received some interesting responses. How are you going to do that with… Continue reading Little Miss High School is Homeschooling

Hopeful Educating · Learning · Motherhood

“So, I think we should homeschool.”

This post is part of my #write31days series about being an unlikely homeschooler. Be sure to follow along with the entire series by checking out the main page here.  “So, I think we should homeschool.” – Blake Hollander My dear husband said those words to me when I was a mom to a toddler, a smaller… Continue reading “So, I think we should homeschool.”