Category: Relationships

Giving Thanks for Conflict
Giving Thanks for Conflict?

  “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thess. 5:18   Something very interesting jumped out at me when I read this passage. Here is the verse in context:   “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing….

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Things I Learned on our Girls Weekend

As those of you who follow my podcast already know, my year started off very intentionally with a two-week fast, seeking God’s direction for our family. And direct He did! I felt a strong sense that I needed to pull back and refocus on my family, as it is so easy for me to become…

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Don’t Mess with Mama Bear

  “You don’t mess with Mama Bear.” I’m not sure if there’s an equivalent analogy or saying for “Papas,” but I’ve recently had some time to ponder those Mama Bear tendencies that many of us moms experience on occasion. I think in times past, I could see my tender emotions towards my children as somewhat…

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Article: Avoiding Burnout in Homeschooling

Burnout. It’s the dreaded word among homeschoolers and there have probably been more articles written about this seemingly inevitable experience than any other homeschooling topic. Israel Wayne’s perspective on this issue is refreshing and filled with wisdom. We are looking forward to gleaning even more wisdom from him in person at the Lifeschooling Conference! Avoiding…

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Article: Simplifying Childhood May Protect Against Mental Health Issues

This is another great article that really touches on some reasons why lifeschooling is so important. Children truly do need time to just be children! Time and again we are told that children learn best by playing, yet we continue to focus on academics and put them in school at younger and younger ages. Simplifying…

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Article: Are We Starving the Hearts of Our Children?

  A friend sent this article to me and I wanted to share it with you, as it is part of the heart of this conference. Our children need time to be children! They need time to experience life, to take it all in. If we are not intentional about putting margin into our lives…

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