How to Make an Impact

If September was the month to back up a few yards and punt, then October was the month to hang on. Even with a week off, I still feel as if life happened in a blur. Perhaps, in fact, that week off was the problem: it took me out of my routine enough that I […]

“We Homeschool, Too” Series: When Dad is in Charge

My “We Homeschool, Too” series featuring families who homeschool in a non-traditional environment (i.e., something other than a 2-parent home where mom is the primary educator) will, unfortunately, fall short of the initial vision. It’s okay; people get busy and have other priorities. In the meantime, you can see the previous posts using these links: […]

Raising Our Daughters: Don’t Forget the “But God…” Stories (part 2)

I left off from my first post about raising daughters and healing generational wounds with a question: So, where am I after all of this processing?   The word “intentional” is used so frequently in today’s vernacular until it almost sounds cliché. Yet, being intentional has a sense of urgency to it, and for certain, […]

Raising our Daughters: Don’t Forget Your “But God…” Stories (part 1)

I stumbled across a random article from online magazine Madame Noire while scrolling through my Facebook timeline a few days back. It is not a site that I subscribe to nor would I take interest in much of the content, so I figure I must in some way have matched their demographic. It had to be […]

“We Homeschool Too” series: When Mom Works Nights

This is the first of a series of posts I call, “We Homeschool, Too,” written for those families who might be considering homeschooling, but sitting on the proverbial fence because they don’t see familial situations that match their own. Additionally, though many would-be homeschoolers face similar dilemmas, I believe that because of the history of […]