Meaningful Gifts for Holidays and Homeschool Graduation Tis the season! All the gift-giving for holidays, hostess gifts, graduations, engagements, and other holiday happenings is enough to make you max out your bank account on knick-knacks from online stores filled with "stuff" that no one really needs. What about gifts that are meaningful? … [Read more...]
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Mother Culture and Charlotte Mason Have you heard of the term ‘Mother Culture’? If you’re wondering what the Mother Culture definition is and you are teaching your children at home, STOP what you are doing right now and continue reading. It’s critical to your well-being and future! It may even prevent homeschool burnout and depression! Now that … [Read more...]
Today's episode is brought to you by Audible. Get your free Audible Trial here. Listen here: GOALS & GRACE for Working Homeschool Moms Welcome, friends. Today is part two of GOALS & GRACE. Today, we are going to be talking about grace as a working homeschool mom. Grace is your permission slip to dream big, to love … [Read more...]
I am not a big fan of Halloween. I get sad at the inappropriate costumes and demonic exhibitions that seem to get worse every year. We enjoy going to our church fall festival but the boys do visit our neighborhood friends in whatever homemade costumes they come up with. My children and husband love the fun parts like the candy (who doesn't?), … [Read more...]
Today's episode is brought to you by Audible. Get your free Audible Trial here. Listen here: Hello friends. I am so excited to be sharing with you today one of my favorite workshops in a super condensed version, Goals and Grace: Thriving as a Working Homeschool Mom. Now before you click off here because you're not a working … [Read more...]
Today's episode is brought to you by Audible. Get your free Audible Trial here. Listen here: *Note from Lara - As a very solid INTJ, I was so encouraged by this episode with Courtney! I hope that my fellow introverted mamas are, too!* Hi there, and welcome. My name is Courtney Messick from gracegrowedify.com and I am honored to have … [Read more...]
Photo Printing Day Dreams I have a picture problem. There, I said it. Like most moms in the iPhone generation, I have thousands of adorable pictures stored in the cloud. Thousands. And I have the best intentions of getting them printed and put in frames, or at the very least in a random photo album the boys can pull out in a few years and … [Read more...]
Through the years of parenting two boys with childhood apraxia of speech, I have learned a lot. I am sharing some of these truths apraxia will also teach you and hopefully encourage you on your special needs journey. Apraxia of Speech Apraxia is just part of our normal now. It's how we do this beautiful mess of a life together. There are … [Read more...]
How Homeschool Parents Can Find Time to Date Their Spouse Homeschooling can take a big chunk out of your day. On top of the lessons, you still have household chores, extracurriculars, and errands to keep up with. Let’s not forget about your spouse. Afterall, you two couldn’t do this homeschooling thing without each other. All too often, we … [Read more...]
Homeschool planning got you down? Use our Charlotte Mason homeschool planner and quarterly planning system to take the stress out of planning your homeschool.Honey, you don't have time to be stressed about planning your homeschool year. At least that's what I've always told myself just after flipping my lid. How does one plan out a whole … [Read more...]