Tag Archive: encouragement

Dec 09

The Heart of the Home at the Holidays

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As a mom, I believe that part of my responsibility is to make the house feel like a home. I think there are several factors that play into this role at the holidays. Today, I am going to share with you some of my thoughts on this topic. Blessing my Home Blesses Myself and Those …

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Sep 07

Encouraging Others

I have been enjoying the quiet mornings before the kids get up the last couple of weeks. When we get back into our homeschool routine, I benefit greatly by these few moments before the household is stirring. My husband sits at the kitchen table eating his breakfast and checking out the news of the day …

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Jul 23

Are You Ready to Flourish? – A Book to Help Moms Find Balance (A Crew Review)

Flourish for Homeschool Moms

One of the hardest things moms face is burnout. When we add up all the responsibilities of home management and organization plus throw in working at home and homeschooling, we have a recipe for disaster if we are not careful to learn principles of organization, time management and goal setting. In her new book entitled,¬†Flourish: …

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Sep 23

An Encouraging Word From the Trenches


Dear Homeschooling Mama, I want to speak to you today about the danger of comparing. Does it seem like every other homeschool mom has it together more than you? You know the one I am talking about, the “super mom” who¬†bakes her own bread, sews her own clothes, serves on all the committees at church, …

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Sep 25

Consistency and Finding God in the Mundane

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My husband and I were having a conversation the other day about the seeming inability to stay on top of the household duties. There is the laundry, the dishes, the housecleaning, the yard, home repairs, projects and in the midst of all of this add in homeschooling, sports, family outings, quality time with our kids, …

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