As homeschool moms, we tend to forget ourselves and take care of everyone else in our families. Yet, we need to take care that we do not neglect our own grooming and appearance, as these are important to help us feel our best. Following are my tips for taking care of the homeschool mom with a simple beauty/grooming routine and suggestions for some of my favorite products.
I love being married. But let’s face it… there is always something that tries to put a damper on the romance so carefully kindled during courtship and the newlywed period. Whether it’s dirty diapers, screaming toddlers, financial troubles, a leaking septic tank… I could list 100 things, but the fact is, God designed romance in marriage and it’s in our best interest to keep the
Recently, my husband and I were having a date at a large bookstore, reading and drinking coffee together, and I came across this book. I have not read the whole book, but skimmed through it and liked what I saw. In it, author Michelle Singletary talks of taking a 21-day fast from spending any money unnecessarily. I shared the idea with my husband, and we decided
A while back I blogged about the empty nest and how it shouldn’t be something that we avoid or dread. That as couples, we should almost rejoice when we have an empty nest because it affords us an opportunity to spend time with our spouses alone and to get to know them again on a new and deeper level. It also affords us an opportunity
Based on your reading, these are your favorites for 2013. Some of these are all-time classics from the archives! Plus, we are including those, below, we feel are important to develop in the new year. Your Favorite Habits of 2013 1. Three Gifts for Christmas (pin it) 2. The Ultimate Guide to Housekeeping Habits (pin it) 3. How to Be Your Husband’s Wife and Not
Are you married to someone who does not share your faith? Maybe they have never known Christ or maybe they once did, but have drifted from Christ. Whether you married an unbeliever or are married to a prodigal spouse, being unequally yoked can be is a challenge for your marriage. Although challenging, I believe God is calling us to be faithful and remain in our
As homeschool moms, we’re used to taking charge of our households during the day, managing the kids, their schooling, the pets, and the telephone all while juggling a laundry basket on one hip and a laptop on the other. When we finally sit down, we’ve got a school book in one hand and the Bible in the other—trying to improve as a teacher and attempting