Hi Girls. Recently I heard a story about a girl whose mother had passed away when she was younger, but she was able to receive a gift of her mother's words on child rearing later in life when she was expecting her first because of a...

Oh, housework.  The never-ending job that must be done, else all sanity is lost.  Yes? I was on about the fourth hour of housework today, and running a constant dialogue with the Lord when I felt a great peace ease over me.  I had started out...

Hey all! Happy New Year!  Does anyone else find themselves revamping things around their homes when a new year starts?  Perhaps it's the great Christmas decor clean up that instigates the changes, or maybe Home Depot/Costco/Lowes/EVERYWHERE selling all the organizational things at a huge discount, but...

The title is a bit misleading, I know.  I've mentioned before that we didn't really stop schooling over the summer, so how could we have a first day? Jonathan and I, through the process of selecting the curriculum we are using this year (plus additional...

Being a mother, teacher, wife and friend and doing it well is difficult.  It requires some sober assessments about what your skill sets are, what you need to improve, and what you need to delegate out. For example, I am great at laundry.  I love doing it!  I...

I grew up in a family of five people. My mom had a split laundry basket in our communal laundry room to separate lights and darks, and so if I put it away, she cleaned it and returned it to me.  What a great mother! At our...

Last November, right after Thanksgiving, the Lord gave me a dream.  I'll spare you the details, but I know that He was preparing me for the new year and some changes that were coming my way as far as restructuring the house. I realize there has...