This has been such a hard blog to write. Once we put something out there on paper/blogland it somehow holds us to accountability, but I've done the "looking WAY back," "looking back" and now it's time to set nostalgia aside for a minute and take a deep breath to look ahead. This is not a … Continue reading Looking Ahead. With the Heart.
Once we made the decision to homeschool (which was by far the hardest jump to make) choosing a curriculum was super easy. I had a few things I was looking for: Biblical based teaching Format/lesson plans already created Uncomplicated I know that sounds like a weird list, but I was already overwhelmed with our new … Continue reading Homeschool Part 3- Choosing a Curriculum
Have you ever been asked what your personal Core Values are? How about what the Core Values are for your family? I've been familiar with this term for a long time. When I was in professional ministry, living overseas, the organization we worked with had it's own set of Core Values, and they were beautiful. … Continue reading Homeschool Part 2- Core Values
This post has been a long time coming. I've had some time recently, particularly in the last week to reflect on our journey as the year comes to an end. So much has changed from May of 2016 when I first learned I was pregnant to now as we finally expect the arrival of our … Continue reading Homeschool Part 1- The Decision
16 years. 16 years ago this month, everything changed. I found new life. All the hurt and shame was wiped clean and I handed over everything I had been painfully lugging around on my back to Jesus. I remember in jr. high feeling so sad and empty, emotions that would continue on with me. I … Continue reading #thankful thursday- 16 years