Month: February 2014

The Ordinariness Of Life

I have noticed lately that I have developed a very shallow realization of how beautiful and breathtaking God’s creation is. This is not a blonde moment or some sort of midlife crisis, but the effect of being surrounded by the same stuff all the time, the ordinariness of life. My …

Cap Your Lifestyle – Part 1

The Bible talks a good deal about money and materialism. Money and materials are not bad things as long as we realize that God owns everything (Deut. 10:14, Psalm 24:1), including our money, and we are to be faithful stewards of the things he has given us (everything). There is …

Homeschooling Part 2: Resources

In Part 1 I discussed what books we use for Christian Homeschooling. In this post I am briefly going to point out a few resources that we have found helpful. The life of the Christian should be rooted in God’s revealed word and we should have our kids memorize it …

Hope on Bad Days

Some days are just bad, especially when you have kids. Some days you are the Psalm 128 head of household and others you are a Proverbs 28:26 fool and long for bedtime to sweep you into the next day. Days such as when my daughter made a huge mess with …

Homeschooling Part 1: Books

I enjoy talking about homeschooling with people. I also enjoy websites dedicated to the details of homeschooling: the schedules, curriculums, resources, and experience of other families with  similar mindsets. This may seem odd as I think the stereotype is that this is mainly the duty of the mother, however, there is …