Let’s Be Motivating Parents!

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I sat through the homeschool conference yesterday particularly inspired by the talk Andrew Pudewa gave on motivation. He shared four types, three … read more

Hedgehog & Gameboard Issues & God’s Love 

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Since three days ago Edan has obsessed about a game called Sushi Go! Party, hunting for it on Internet board game sights, Amazon, and even local … read more

When Older Boys Are Uninspired to Study 

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Friday morning started out like pulling teeth from my two older sons. Elijah and Edan grumbled, complained, and resisted being told what to do for … read more

Why Do You Still Love Me?

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Edric is a very demonstrative person. He often tells me things like, "I love you." Or, "You are the highlight of my day." Or, "I miss you. I just want … read more

Support and Encouragement for Your Homeschooling

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If you are considering homeschooling, in the trenches of it, or seeking to be a more intentional parent, then you will need all the support and … read more

In This Brokeness There Is Hope

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The school house stood three stories tall, an edifice that appeared out of place in a residential community. It was at the end of the street, tucked … read more

Confessions of a Momentary Netflix Addict 

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I felt like an addict last week, watching episode after episode of House of Cards. After each Netflix marathon, uselessness and emptiness troubled me. … read more

Don’t Settle Now Because It Will Matter Someday

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After declaring to a group of friends that I hardly get sick, I was hit with a strange virus that left me physically weak and mentally impaired. It … read more

First Grade Curriculum

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Tiana started First Grade this September and I have customized her curriculum based on what she is inclined to and how she learns. She is still an … read more

S&R’s Biggest Sale Is Coming Up!

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One of my favorite errands to do with my daughters is grocery shopping. It's my bonding time with them. As often as possible, I take both of them. … read more

Visit to Saipan

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Saipan is one of those places you want to get lost in. Okay so you really can't get lost. It's a small island, part of the other 13 that make up the … read more

Letting Siblings Shine in Their Own Way

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I used to think it was a great idea that our three boys were taking up the violin together. However, as our oldest son, Elijah, began to show … read more