Words For Your Weekend::Faith

“You can have clear faith in the ultimate outcomes at the end of the trail but still find vexing uncertainties in the steps immediately ahead.  The Lord knows the end from the beginning and everything in between.  You, however, function in the muddled, mortal middle.” Neal A. Maxwell I ran across this quote in my […]

Mind Organization for Moms {giveaway}

Do you ever feel like your brain is so full of “to-dos” that you don’t get to enjoy the things you’ve actually done?  In our culture we are constantly bombarded with stuff to take care of: bills to pay; errands to run; messes to clean; home, work and personal projects; books we want to read; […]

How We Homeschool: Scripture Study

One of the most frequent comments I receive when people learn that we homeschool is along these lines: “I don’t know how you can do that!” or “I would love to homeschool, but I don’t think I could do it.”  I want to give you a glimpse of how we homeschool, not because what we […]

Twitterature: May 2014

Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan Totally engrossing.  Cahalan writes in a very approachable manner, so I found even the medical descriptions in this book fascinating. How She Does It by Anne Bogel A quick, inspiring read by our own Modern Mrs. Darcy.  Reading this book inspired me to recommit myself to making my creative dreams […]

LDS Primary Copywork {free printable packet}

I have a strong desire to fill my children up with beautiful words.  Those words enter our home in many ways:  read-alouds, personal reading, family scripture study, quotes and encouragements hanging on the walls, audiobooks, the lyrics of favorite music. One of my favorite ways to fill their heads with beauty is through copywork. (If […]