Monthly Archives: December 2013

Are You a Woman of Valor?

I posted a little while back about how Jews view the Proverbs 31 woman. Here’s the link. I’ve been thinking more about how those verses look for us here today. I don’t personally make my own clothes, much less weave … Continue reading

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Acts of Kindness

  Christmas is a time of giving gifts and showing kindness to others, but it’s so hard not to get caught up in the commercialism of the season. I find myself obsessed with myself, my kids and their gifts, and … Continue reading

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Outdoor Winter Fun

  One of the many cool things about homeschooling is that during recess, the kids get to play in their own yards with their own stuff. During the winter, my kids love to create “forts” in our backyard. They each … Continue reading

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One Step at a Time

  I love planning ahead and setting goals. Whether it’s for school, vacations, or our finances, making long range plans helps me feel on top of things. Without a plan, I have trouble knowing where I’m going. That’s all great, … Continue reading

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Immanuel

Immanuel. God is with us. That’s probably my favorite aspect of the Christmas story to dwell on. When I first accepted Christ in 1988, I thought that Christianity was a religion to adhere to. A way of life and rules … Continue reading

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Monday Madness

  The three year old painted himself with deodorant. He was supposed to be taking a nap, but he shares the room with his 11 year old brother who left his deodorant in his room. This is after I asked … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving! (A little late…)

  Yes, it’s December 1 and I’m just now posting about giving thanks. Call me a slacker. Actually, I was occupied for the month of November participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I finished this year! I wrote a … Continue reading

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