Homeschool Mother’s Journal: The Time I Broke His Spirit

Homeschool Mother's Journal: The Time I Broke His Spirit

I’m well aware that my words shape who my children become. I hate to start off so heavy, but my words matter. Not just the words of instruction, encouragement, and general conversation that happen during our days together, but all the words. Even the ones that come without a second thought.[Read more]

Homeschool Mother’s Journal: The Privilege of Homeschooling

Homeschool Mother's Journal: The Privilege of Homeschooling

Have you looked into the tired eyes of a public school teacher lately? Have you crossed paths with an overwhelmed mom scrambling to cook dinner, do laundry, and help the kids with homework an hour before bedtime? This homeschool life is a gift to so many of us, yet we often[Read more]

Homeschool Mother’s Journal: Identifying Your Homeschool Why

Homeschool Mother's Journal: Identifying Your Homeschool Why

It’s the strangest thing: I’ve been homeschooling since 2009 and recently realized that I’ve never taken time to define my homeschool why. (Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.) Don’t get me wrong, I’m well aware of our calling to homeschool and the value of embracing this lifestyle. I’m[Read more]

Homeschool Mother’s Journal: The Learning Will Come

Homeschool Mother's Journal: The Learning Will Come

Y’all, it’s been one of those months. One of those months where half of my lesson plans went unfinished, one of those months with opportunities to learn through play. The good news is that I noticed something wonderful in all of our chaos: the learning will come … in one way or another.[Read more]

Homeschool Mother’s Journal: Steady Homeschooling When Change Is Coming

Homeschool Mother's Journal - Steady Homeschooling When Change Is on the Way

Big changes are in store for our family, but steady homeschooling is our goal through it all. That’s the focus of this month’s Homeschool Mother’s Journal, a new monthly feature here where I share a bit about what’s going on in our lives and what’s helping us along the way.[Read more]

My Favorite Posts from 2015

Life at the Table ~ My Favorite Posts from 2015

My first year of blogging is in the books and, friend, I’ve got lots of gratitude for all that’s happened here this year. I’m looking back and feeling all kinds of blessed right now.  While I’ve still got work to do, for now I’m reflecting on my first year and surveying[Read more]