Category Archives: Wholesome Education

Blessing Boxes

It started because no one had money. No one had any real plans of obtaining money before Christmas, and my older children really wanted to give gifts to parents and siblings. So the idea was birthed. Everyone needs encouragement. Encouragement … Continue reading

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Joy

This is a great quote, a wonderful reminder from Sally Clarkson in her book Seasons of a Mother’s Heart “My joy isn’t dependent on keeping my house as orderly as I would like, or on obtaining possessions to put in … Continue reading

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Homeschooling…How?

“How do you do it?” “Seven children? Oh wow!” “I don’t think I could do it!” “You must be super-mom!” “I don’t think I want to be with my children all day!” “But do you still get to do what … Continue reading

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Easter Creation

This craft was posted by my friend Jessica on her Facebook page. Sunday night, my son Jayden and I put our own version together. We got our hands dirty creating this Easter Planter. Here is a picture story of what … Continue reading

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Homeschooling…When? (and a little more of the why)

When do we homeschool? Well, the simple answer is all the time! Homeschooling has become a lifestyle. In this lifestyle, there is not a distinction between life and learning. A little history… There was a part of us that always wanted … Continue reading

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Homeschooling…Why?

I cannot count the times we have been asked this question. I say “we” because people do not just ask me. They approach my children with questions like, “How do you like being homeschooled?” Or, “If you had a choice … Continue reading

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Prayer of Thanksgiving

I am so grateful God. So thankful for this life you have given me. This gift called Motherhood. The work, the beauty, the weary days. You are so faithful. Help me to always be grateful for all the blessings. Indeed … Continue reading

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Learning

My younger children really need to move. They wiggle. They like dancing, mostly when no one is watching. They climb, jump and run – seeking adventure and taking risks. They swing and spin on the swing set, climb the rock walls, … Continue reading

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Too Many Books, Too Little Time

Books, books, books! Preparing for the coming school year can be very exciting. There is so much to plan for, so many books to find. I so enjoy receiving books in the mail. I miss going to a bookstore and … Continue reading

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Natural Learning

As a homeschooling Mama, there are times I can overlook these moments. Other times, I can enjoy them, nurture them and even create opportunities for us to have more of them. These moments I speak of are those that take place … Continue reading

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