Cultivating Healthy Sibling Relationships – Part 2

  Cultivating Healthy Sibling Relationships – Part 2 This is Part Two of a series about cultivating Sibling Relationships, if you haven’t read part one I would encourage you to give it a read at some point 🙂 HERE! Sibling relationships are so good for the heart issues we naturally face in life. Working throughContinue reading “Cultivating Healthy Sibling Relationships – Part 2”

Cultivating Healthy Sibling Relationships – Part 1

Cultivating Healthy Sibling Relationships (Part 1) One of the desires of our family is to cultivate within our family unit solid sibling relationships. Darren and I realized that these Godly, forever, sibling relationships are a key element, and in order to take it from relationship to friendship we the parent must intentionally train, teach andContinue reading “Cultivating Healthy Sibling Relationships – Part 1”

Homeschooling with a Baby

Homeschool with a Baby! Say WHAT?! You, homeschool with an infant!? Is that even possible? Are you even awake? Do you have octopus arms? These are legitimate questions! I can speak from first hand experience that thinking about homeschooling with an infant sent me into a bit of a whirlwind of emotions. But I amContinue reading “Homeschooling with a Baby”

Homeschooling with a Preschooler

Homeschooling with a Preschooler Those that have homeschooled with a baby, who then becomes and toddler, who then becomes a preschooler have shared with me that they feel the hardest or challenging stage is: preschooler. Why is that? I believe it is because they are so close but not quite there. They want to beContinue reading “Homeschooling with a Preschooler”

Homeschooling with Toddlers

  Homeschooling with Toddlers Just hearing the words homeschooling and toddlers can send fear into any mother. In fact, I have had many moments of, “CAN I DO THIS?” when it comes to homeschooling my older kids with toddlers in the room. But why or where does the fear come from? I believe unrealistic expectationsContinue reading “Homeschooling with Toddlers”

What’s in a Name?

  When we are born we are given a name.  I know from experience that parents tend to put a lot of care into naming their children. Sometimes the name is a family name, or sometimes the parent likes the meaning of the name, or sometimes parents have thought of what the name would soundContinue reading “What’s in a Name?”

Snip-Snap-Snap

Since my husband and I decided to start having children, our hearts have grown in the love of children and family. (If you know us, you know we have always loved children. To grow our family even more, in our desire to train up children, might seem like an impossible thing, but with God allContinue reading “Snip-Snap-Snap”

Motherhood – Best Me

  Being a Mom: Being a mom is the HARDEST job I have ever done! In fact when my husband has a day off and gets to be the one in charge all day he attests that the role I play during the day is harder then the one he does at work. (And IContinue reading “Motherhood – Best Me”

To understand, acknowledge, and control their emotions; while learning to share their thoughts, feelings and emotions respectfully and well.

  Another of my reasons WHY I am choosing to homeschool: To understand, acknowledge, and control their emotions; while learning to share their thoughts, feelings and emotions respectfully and well. Part of my reason or desire for homeschooling is to be my kiddos advocate. I want to train, teach and advocate for them to learnContinue reading “To understand, acknowledge, and control their emotions; while learning to share their thoughts, feelings and emotions respectfully and well.”

To treat others well, seeking to serve, and put others before themselves.

  For our family when we made the decision to homeschool there was so many factors other then educational that influenced us. I wanted to share one of the many reasons, which led us to this decision: to treat others well, seeking to serve and put others before themselves. As believers and as a cultureContinue reading “To treat others well, seeking to serve, and put others before themselves.”

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