Then take a breath, and say hello to the only one who has loved you without ceasing since before you were born.
The most important thing to remember is that we're teaching young people to learn. To experience life. We must teach the whole child. Not just parts. This means knowing their hearts, and knowing ours.
Our society today applauds those who can multi-task. The truth is, however, that no one really can focus on more than one thing at a time. Something always gets dropped or lost in the constant shuffling between tasks.
Having four children, three of them under six, hasn't magically morphed me into Mary Poppins either. If anything, motherhood seems to have pushed me even further into territory more fitting of Batman than a loving Christian mother.
There are many reasons why I'm not a perfect mom, and why I won't hold out hope that someday I'll suddenly become that mother who 'does it all'. You know the kind of mother portrayed in Leave it to Beaver. Perfectly dressed, make-up on, and not a hair out of place. The house would always… Continue reading Why I’m Not a Perfect Mom
Hey guys! In the coming months (dare I hope, years!) you'll be noticing some changes on this blog. Granted, so far it's pretty new so there isn't really a set standard. However, since the LORD has placed homeschooling on my heart, this will also cover my family's adventures in homeschooling. Yes, I want every post… Continue reading A Few Changes
Recently I've been doing my daily devotions with the book The Power of a Positive Mom. For those mothers who are looking for God's grace during the stressful times of motherhood, I highly recommend this book. Karol Ladd has made me smile even when I want to cry. I'm not saying I'm naturally a positive mom.… Continue reading Power of a Positive Mom
My daughter had her last day of school on Tuesday, as did many children. However, for my daughter she wasn't just saying goodbye for the summer, with the promise of returning to her friends and teachers again in September. She was saying adios for good. She has been excited for our new adventure, and this… Continue reading The End is the Beginning
My daughter just became a Daisy in Girl Scouts, and she did this in time for the tail end of cookie sales. So, of course, I took the cookies to the Women's Bible Study at my church. While there, both of our Pastors purchased a couple of boxes for their families. After doing so, we… Continue reading Dunking for Jesus