Add a Little Variety to Your Day

by Katie Julius In most everything we do regularly, we run the risk of developing feelings of drudgery as we start feeling the itch for something new; a break from what has become monotonous. It’s probably even more true now than ever in this season of sheltering at...

The Plate-Spinning Mama

by Lisa Nehring  You homeschool. You work. You cook, clean, do the dishes, buy the food, and manage the laundry. You have a dog. You have a husband. You have children. You have a body. You have a lot of plates in the air. They are spinning.  The first rule of...

I’ve Lost My Way

by Anjuli Watanabe I am not writing this because I have an answer to any of life’s problems. I don’t have the key to homeschool happiness or a top ten list of things to do to make your life easier. I just realized that I’ve lost my way. And I am wondering how I can...

Beware the Crowd

by Julie Lynch In high school, I knew a kid whose hobby was stealing cars and going on joyrides with his buddies. Eventually he was arrested and hauled before a juvenile court. With absolute earnestness the young miscreant stated to the judge, “Your Honor, I just fell...
Is This All There Is?

Is This All There Is?

by Rebecca Kocsis I think I’m in a rut. Actually, I’m pretty sure that I’m in a rut. One day runs into another and each one looks just like the last. I get up, do my devotions and rouse the kids (or make sure they’re up). I look at my to do list and realize once again...

A Sense of Purpose

by Rebecca Kocsis Have you ever walked into a room, only to forget why you were there? You set off in that direction with a clear purpose. You were going to do something important, or if not important, at least it was something that needed to be done. By the time you...