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  • Personalizing Education, a Reason to Homeschool
      I recently attended the Texas Homeschool Coalition’s annual conference. I was trying to remember how many years we’ve been now and I would have to check my old planners to be sure…but I believe it’s around 7 or 8! Plus other homeschool conferences around the state.   Some years I think about […More...]
  • Take the High Road
      Take the High Road Sometimes we pride ourselves on taking the high road. We teach our kids to be the better person. But if we don’t do that willingly and joyfully, if we aren’t serving genuinely from our hearts, it shows and the fruit is lacking.   The other day I was at an […More...]
  • Book Review – The 12 Week Year
    I just finished up a book and I had to share about it here.  It may not be the kind of book you’d expect to see reviewed here, but I think it’s worth sharing here.  The methods in this book can be applied to any area of your life, including relationships! If you’re wanting to […More...]
  • Christmas is Over, But the Spirit of Giving doesn’t Have to Be
    Christmas time is when everyone thinks about giving gifts to others. Then we laugh and joke and marketers have termed the week after Christmas as the time to return what you didn’t want and buy what you really wanted. But giving doesn’t have to be just gifts and it doesn’t have to […More...]
  • Fashion Friday- Thanksgiving Outift Inspiration
      Today I wanted to share cute, affordable outfit inspiration for that casual, yet put-together look you’re going for this Thanksgiving! Getting together with family and friends should be an enjoyable time. But I realize for many, it can also be stressful and nerve-wrecking.  Fear of […More...]
  • I broke my Kids’ Hearts this Halloween and it was the Best Thing I Could’ve Done
      Halloween is right around the corner, and my children each had a specific costume they wanted to wear to Trunk or Treat.  All together they were going to cost around $100 on Amazon. As a homeschool family, on one main income, things are tight sometimes. And I just couldn’t allow them […More...]
  • 5 Ways to Connect When You Don’t Feel Good
      With the huge number of people suffering from chronic illness these days, I’m sure you know someone who has a chronic illness or you do yourself.  I am one of them.  I’m thankful that my illness is not severe, but more frustrating and annoying, but yet it has left me homebound […More...]
  • Why I’m Ordering these Essential Oils
    Two years ago, I started participating in the Essential Rewards program through Young Living Essential Oils.  I started using essential oils and I’ve been a wholesale member since 2014, but just didn’t think we could afford to order something every month. However, as I began to use more […More...]
  • Book Review – Secrets of the Secret Place
      Mama, read this book review if you are looking for a devotional book for your quiet time! Sit down with a cup of coffee or tea, and let me tell you about this book I recently finished.  My good friend over at Renaissance Mama introduced me to this gem this past year.  I’m so glad she […More...]
  • Get Essential Oil Information & Recipes
    Every now and then I share Essential Oil tips, hacks, DIYs, and recipes over on my Instagram page Energetic.Oils. I’ll be sharing some of that here, too.  If you would like to subscribe to ONLY this information and not the entire blog, please fill out the form below! You’ll get all that […More...]

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