Homeschool Tools To Make Parent-Teaching Easier

There are some great homeschool tools on the internet that can make teaching and learning that much easier.  We use a few of these in our homeschooling and a few we have considered.  Even if you use a full-curriculum program, many of these can be a great supplement.   Six Fantastic Homeschool Tools Quick Grade –…

My Favorite Artist

My daughter (11) is an amazing artist.  She blows me away with her drawings.  She took one class from an artist and took what she learned from him and alot of art videos on YouTube and has been turning those instructions into great art since.  Her goal, she tells me is to become a famous artist…

Knoxville – Not Just a College Town

  If you’ve never been to the South, then welcome ya’ll. And if you have, we’re glad you’re back!   Why Knoxville? Knoxville is not simply a college town, for its history reaches far beyond the shadow of the University of Tennessee.  Nestled in the heart of east Tennessee, between the Cumberland Gap and the…

31-Days of Prayer For Your Husband

What better thing can a wife do for her husband than to pray scripture for him each day of the month!  1st: That he might become a holy man, a man of prayer, mature in the Lord, growing in his knowledge of the Lord. I Thes 5:23, Col 4:12, Eph 1:18-19, 3:16-19, 6:18. 2nd: That he might…

Perfectionism – The Rule of Getting It Right Every Time

This article was written originally in September of 2009.  Its amazing that writing such an article has led me to where I am today.  I won't say that its not been a struggle.  Laying down my will for the Father's is an on-going battle.  I often don't want to relinquish parts of myself, but I'm realizing…

Berry Bliss

Berry Bliss 1 cup organic strawberries, halved 1 cup organic blueberries 20 raw, organic cashews 10 raw, organic almonds and/or walnuts 1/2 T. raw, organic sunflower seeds 1/2 cup organic, unsweetened coconut milk Mix all fruit and nuts/seeds in your favorite bowl and pour milk over just before serving (or drink the milk on the side!).

Confessions – A Poem

Sometimes… I feel like a fraud. I feel like I'm never gonna be good enough. I feel like I make some pretty stupid choices. I feel lost.   Sometimes… I think too much of myself. I excuse my mistakes. I blame others. I lie.   Sometimes… I make jokes when I'm not ready to deal…

Obedience to YHWH’s Will

OBEDIENCE   Dying to our will, Living for YHWH’s will     "The true follower of Christ will not ask, "If I embrace this truth, what will it cost me?" Rather he will say, "This is truth. God help me to walk in it, let come what may!""  – A. W. Tozer   "The cross…

A Sister Gone, Never Forgotten

“If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?”– Jodi Picoult   I miss my sister.  She left this world too soon.  She died today, seven years ago.  She left behind 4 children….

2 Great Math Programs for Homeschoolers

My daughter hates math.  This is totally foreign to me, because I loved math in school.  But, she loves art and reading and online games.  So, I've been on the lookout for some math programs that can fit these things that she loves into a subject that she doesn't, to ease the "pain" and help…