It didn’t take long into married life for frustration to set in. We loved each other deeply, but I just didn’t get him. Why did he do this? Why didn’t he understand that? If we could just talk things out, I was sure he would come around to my way of thinking. If he would […]
In this distracted day and age, it is easy to put parenting on auto-pilot. But we can't afford to do that. We need to be actively engaged in preparing this generation by protecting the innocence of childhood while also preparing them to one day head out on their own.
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Today, I unveil the official knight’s Code of Chivalry that ended up in the book and a free poster download for you as we begin the countdown to the book release at the end of May! Here is my original chivalry challenge post that inspired the book! Today, I want to take you back to […]
No one likes failure, but I think some of us may struggle with it more than others. I have one child in particular who loathes failure. He is often paralyzed by merely the thought of it; so much so that he can’t seem to get started. Now this isn’t all bad. He’s my cautious one, […]
As dusk approaches, my oldest and I slip out to the trail behind our new home for a stroll. The birds chirp as a slight breeze rustles through the trees – music to my ears. He looks at me with a special smile and grabs my hand. Both of us are lost in thought. I […]
I’ve been meaning to write about this topic for a while and this seemed like the perfect time to dive in and share. I love how our curriculum is based around character traits as we delve into various units. Last year our character trait focus was on stewardship and under this trait we spent time learning […]
November through December is one of my favorite times of year. Not only is our weather simply beautiful, but it’s a time of year when I pause to think. I’m sure I can’t be the only one that gets super busy with the changing of seasons… When we start a new “school” year, life is hectic as […]