I'm a wife to my "Mr. Right". A momma of five. A maker of slow food and simple living. A collector of memories, a keeper of books, and a champion for books that make memories. An addict who likes my half-and-half with a splash of coffee. A fractured pot transformed by the One Who makes broken things beautiful. I heart homeschooling, brake for libraries, and am glad you're here with me on the journey! Be sure to subscribe to my monthly newsletter. Or, follow along with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google +, Youtube, or Pinterest.

Words of Truth for Homeschooling

Words of Truth for When Homeschooling Gets Hard-The Unlikely Homeschool

I LOVE homeschooling!...but the truth is, sometimes I don't LIKE homeschooling.  Sometimes, I'd rather have a clean house, more free-time, a simpler schedule.  But, as I look to that "greener grass" on the other side, I am reminded that my service as a homeschool mom is an act of worship.  When I sacrifice my time and energy in this short season of homeschooling by setting aside MY wants, MY plans, MY goals and joyfully embrace the calling that God has placed in my life to train my children, I am offering up worshipful praise to my King.

I won't sugar coat it for you.  Sometimes the homeschool day is HARD and I don't feel very worshipful.  But, I rest in the fact that He Who began a good work, will CONTINUE to preform it...even on the HARD days.

I can "joyfully embrace" because at the beginning of each year, I claim Truth....READ MORE AT Hip Homeschool Moms>>>


  1. ...a clean house...HA!

  2. I was just thinking today about my cluttered house, my laundry encrusted bedroom... how it all might be different if the big boys were at school... but I know it's not what we're supposed to do. So I'll keep on holding onto that TRUTH.

    1. I can completely relate with the laundry encrusted bedroom. My laundry pile looks like Jack's beanstalk most days.

  3. great post and right on time for me.
    God bless.