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When Life Becomes Heavy…






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Life can be heavy. Times can be rough. Many days have I walked the face of this Earth feeling tired as if the only thing I was here for was to carry weight. Most of the time the weight I carry is not my own. Most of the time, anyway. Still in the midst of my struggle, I know in my heart that obedience is better than sacrifice. I know it with all my being that God’s wisdom is supreme. {Read More}



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5 Practical Ways To Walk In Love While You Homeschool






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 Come and see my first article published at   The Homeschool Classroom: 5 Practical Ways To Walk In Love While You Homeschool Please share with your homeschooling friends and family



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Family Traditions & Homeschooling






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Come and see my newest article on Hip Homeschool Moms: Family Traditions & Homeschooling. Share it with your homeschooling friends and family too



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Reflecting Back On 2011 – A Photo Memoir Of Our Life






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  Wishing you a Happy New Year from our family in beautiful Germany! Reflecting Back on 2011 – A Photo Memoir   This year has been another blessed time of growing, living, laughing, loving, grieving, giving, receiving, and crying together as a family. We have experienced MANY memorable things in 2011.     January 2011  The Army packed us up and we left NC on our way to Germany.  I was reunited with my biological father after 31 years of {Read More}



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Homeschooling Through Difficult Times






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Every homeschool family faces a difficult time in their homeschooling journey. There are NO exceptions. Let me share a little about a challenge we are in the midst of right now. Homeschooling.  Deployment.  Two totally different words that can, if given the proper attention and care, mesh quite well together. As those of us who homeschool our children know, like all aspects of life, homeschooling can present many different challenges for us to overcome. Whether it be academic struggles, personality {Read More}



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Marriage, Family, & Homeschooling in the Military {Part 5}






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In spring of 2009, with our newest son at the tender age of just 5 months, daddy was pulled out of the home for the 3rd time to fight in a war in a far away land. This time was a bit different as now I had two young sons and our precious first born daughter, Princess.  Princess, whose heart had been torn in half all those deployments before, would have her heart torn into many pieces – this time {Read More}



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Marriage, Family, & Homeschooling in the Military {Part 4}






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Continued from: Marriage, Family, And Homeschooling Part 3 Prince Charming & I while I was pregnant with Little Caveman Boy, we were we in for a HUGE surprise upon Michael’s return from Afghanistan. First, before I forget to mention this, by the time I was three months pregnant with our son, Prince Charming, my husband had his first AND second vasectomies while deployed to Afghanistan. Well, guess what? Neither his first nor second vasectomy worked! Just two days after my {Read More}



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