Encouragement · Homemaking

Two Facts to Consider When You Struggle with Homemaking

Are you a stay-at-home mom who struggles with homemaking? Is the desire of your heart to be a homemaker because you feel it is important and that you are honoring God’s will for your life? But maybe it does not come easy for you and you have wondered: Do I have to love all aspects… Continue reading Two Facts to Consider When You Struggle with Homemaking

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A Gentle and Quiet Spirit in a Feminist World

Some Common Feminist Myths and Lies Feminist ideology has seeped into every aspect of our society and the damage done by these lies runs deep. *Feminism whispers in our ears that we are the most important beings. *Feminism spreads the lie that as women our happiness must come first. *Feminism says that women must be… Continue reading A Gentle and Quiet Spirit in a Feminist World

Parenting

Shepherding the Heart of Your Child

Shepherd: one who tends to, protects, and guides a flock of sheep. Sheep are known for getting lost, getting injured, and for easily being left in a state of vulnerability unless they are cared for by a shepherd.  A good shepherd will lead his flock of sheep safely all the while tending to their needs.… Continue reading Shepherding the Heart of Your Child

Homemaking

Summer Cleaning Tips

SUMMER CLEANING TIPS Summer weather is here, the children are almost out of school for the season, and everybody’s favorite time has arrived: SUMMER! Summer is great for get-togethers, BBQs, sporting events, playing outside, watching fireworks, campfires, family vacations, and dirt. If your family is like mine and practically lives outdoors during the summer months,… Continue reading Summer Cleaning Tips

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Homemaking · Parenting · Titus 2

What It Means to Be an Encourager

What is Encouragement? Encourage (verb) to lift up, to spur on to do better, inspire with courage, or to stimulate with consistent assistance or approval. The Essence of an Encourager Over twenty years ago when I was first hired to be a middle school teacher, I learned quickly that a teacher must be an encourager.… Continue reading What It Means to Be an Encourager

Homemaking

Hoarder or Collector? Is it time to declutter?

Have you ever watched the television series, Hoarders? The show highlights some of the most extreme cases of compulsive hoarding in homes. Piles of refuse, belongings, collections, and clothing often fill these homes to the ceiling. Of course, these show the extreme cases of hoarding and most of us don’t even come close. However, here… Continue reading Hoarder or Collector? Is it time to declutter?

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Money · Parenting · Titus 2

Seeking Silence and Solitude as a Christian Woman

As a mom of six active children and a husband who is currently working from home, I can tell you that silence does not happen naturally, nor does solitude find me easily. From sun-up to sun-down, I am busy homeschooling, homemaking, and home managing my large family. It is easy to get tired, lose my… Continue reading Seeking Silence and Solitude as a Christian Woman

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13 Spring Cleaning Tips that Will Leave Your Home and Yard Ready for Summer

Before having children, I preferred to attack spring cleaning head-on and complete it all within two days. However, now as a mom of six homeschooled children and a husband working from home, I had to adapt to my circumstances and work at completing spring cleaning over the course of few weeks. Just like with everything… Continue reading 13 Spring Cleaning Tips that Will Leave Your Home and Yard Ready for Summer

Encouragement · Homemaking

13 Lessons in Simple Hospitality

While I was growing up there were no less than 50 family members living within a two-mile radius of my family home. This included grandparents, aunts and uncles, and cousins on both sides of the family. And at the drop of the hat, guests would unexpectedly drop in for a quick visit at each other’s… Continue reading 13 Lessons in Simple Hospitality

Encouragement · Homemaking · Homeschool

11 Tips for Homeschool Distance Learning

Millions of families have been affected by COVID19. With the closing of many public and private schools all over the United States, thousands and thousands of children are now being homeschooled via distance learning in their own homes. For the child that only knew face-to-face instruction from a public school, distance learning is unchartered territory… Continue reading 11 Tips for Homeschool Distance Learning