After sharing my story about being a homeschool graduate, I received an interesting question from a reader. Since this is something many people talk about when they mention homeschooling, I decided to go ahead and share her question, along with my response, for you today. Beware that my answer is very strong because apparently this … Read More about Shouldn’t Our Kids Be Salt & Light?
I’m about to share something I generally don’t talk about because I don’t enjoy stirring up painful memories, making old wounds bleed fresh. But if you’ve ever been hurt when you were hosting people in your home, then maybe you need to hear this: I’ve closed myself off to hospitality for years now. You see, … Read More about This Hurt SO Much When I Invited Someone Over
I know they say your kids need to fall asleep on their own. I know they say your children won’t learn to self-sooth or fall back to sleep in the middle of the night if you hold your children until they fall asleep. But moms of littles, they are not the mother of your children. … Read More about Why I Snuggle with My Daughter at Bedtime (It’s Probably Not What You Think)
One of my children took a basic photo of me on a recent morning. I almost deleted it because: 1) Unflattering angle 2) I wasn’t doing anything interesting But then I thought about how some of my favorite photos of my grandma are unflattering pictures of her in the kitchen – because she spent time … Read More about Why I’m Keeping this Unflattering Photo My Daughter Took
Do you enjoy getting a peek onto people’s bookshelves and finding out which books they love most?! I know I do! I read so many great books in 2017 that it was difficult to choose my 10 favorites. Some I knew were going to make the list the second I read them, and others I … Read More about My 10 Favorite Books from 2017 (Perfect for your 2018 Summer Reading List!)