Category Archives: Schooling

Thinking about becoming a homeschool mom?  I can’t speak for all, but I want to share with you why I became a homeschool mom.  Whether you are or are not homeschooling, the question is often asked, “why.”  Why did you choose to homeschool your children?  Being a homeschool mom is something I NEVER saw myself doing….

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The Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium, in Litchfield Park, Arizona has to be my favorite zoo of all time.  It is wonderful!  Now, I live in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, so that means, we traveled a looooong way to get here. ;)  Well, honestly, we were making AZ one of our stops along the…

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I don’t know about you, but this month is just hard.  It’s the middle of winter, there’s not a lot of sunshine here in the midwest, and schooling has kind of tired us all out.  You know what I mean?  We need some refreshment.  Something that switches our focus from our struggles, our everyday tasks,…

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I just need to tell ya, homeschooling is hard.  It’s kickin’ my butt – rockin’ my world – takin’ me for a ride – kinda hard.  I mean, I knew it was going to be … at least that’s what everybody told me as I was preparing to take the leap.  It’s kind of like…

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We are loving the freedom of doing school at home, especially when it comes to physical education.  Coordinated sports are great, and I think very educational, and important in a child’s development.  We do team sports.  But let me just say, so is play time.  I’m talking about simple, un-organized, let-them-be-creative, childhood play time.  They…

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  I want to be a home-maker.  But honestly, I have too many interests, and way too little time.  My mental to-list is always full.  I have projects lined up from before my oldest son was born... He's 11!  I often feel disappointed in myself for not "getting anything done," and then God taps me on the shoulder and shows me that my perspective is so small.  What is my priority?  By His grace, I am reminded of the big picture, my home, my children, and that I am to, "teach them diligently when we sit in our house, when we walk by the way, when we lie down, and when we rise up."  Deuteronomy 6:4-9  Regardless of what's on my to-do list, I am choosing to place my little ones near the top.  I believe, "I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth." 3 John 1:4  So here I share with you what I'm learning about keeping the home, hoping together we can be accountable, day by day, choosing joy, with the focus that, "Whatever ye do in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord." Colossians 3:17

Here we go!  One day at a time. 

Focus. 

It's all about perspective.

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