How to Make the Most of the Hours the Kids are in School

I used to be the mom who enviously asked other moms what they did while their kids were at school all day. I was a homeschooling mom, and the idea of that kind of freedom to pursue dreams, accomplish goals, think uninterrupted thoughts, and keep a clean house for seven straight hours sounded like heaven to me. This year, I sent the last of my children off to school, and I found out it was all a mirage. It’s not[Read more]

Sanctification After Vacation

Our family just returned from a week-long vacation to the Northwoods of Wisconsin where we attended family camp at Fort Wilderness for our fourth year.  It was wonderful!  The weather was perfect, the speaker delivered timely messages, and I spent time with God in prayer and Bible reading everyday- for the first time in months.  My kids had fun, we ate ourselves into food comas daily, and I was able to spend quality time with both my husband (long overdue)[Read more]