Recognizing Value

Behind closed doors…. Away from Bible study or church…. Away from a past career….. Away from friends….. Away from a husband who is faithfully working to provide…….. The day is before me….. I am a mom. I question. I wrestle with competing ideas. I live in an era where “living out your dreams” is a prized […]

On the Road with HTHL: Colorado-to-Kansas

Welcome! Glad you are joining us On the Road with HTHL for the 2017 Homeschool Convention Season! Date: March 6, 2017- March 12, 2017  Colorado Springs, Colorado to Wichita, Kansas Monday It seemed like every Colorado Rocky Mountain dust particle landed on the HTHL van. Freezing temperatures hovering between 32 and 36 degrees and gusts of wind […]

On the Road with HTHL: Happy Mama in the Rocky Mountains

Welcome! Glad you are joining us On the Road with HTHL for the 2017 Homeschool Convention Season! Date: February 27, 2017- March 5, 2017 Rapid City, South Dakota to Leadville, Colorado Leadville, Colorado to Colorado Springs, Colorado Monday Mama’s heart is happy. We were headed to Colorado to visit two of my sons! We had one week […]

On the Road with HTHL: Open Highways- New Adventures!

Welcome to my first On the Road with HTHL post of the 2017 Homeschool Convention Season! Date: February 19, 2017- February 26, 2017 Cathlamet, Washington- to- Bismark, North Dakota Bismark, North Dakota to Rapid City, South Dakota Hello 2017, you are not what I expected! After the 2016 Homeschool Convention Season had ended, we rode the wonderful […]

Here to Help Learning Growing Leaps and Bounds!

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Would you like to get a peek into our journey? It’s a story of God’s faithfulness, my husband’s tenacious vision, and myself, a homeschool mom taking the next step. I am proof; You can teach an old dog new tricks! And I’m happy to say Here to […]

Love Your Spouse Challenge

Have you heard of the Love Your Spouse Challenge? It’s simple. 1.Post seven pictures (one a day for seven days) of you and your spouse and tell the world why you love your spouse. 2. Tag your married friends and encourage them to do the same. Why do the Love Your Spouse Challenge? I like […]

Mother, Daughter, and Tea Parties

 I cherish every Mother Daughter Tea Party my daughter and I share. She, my oldest daughter, is getting married next month. #toomanyemotionsforme These days before the wedding, my emotions roll like waves in the ocean. My emotions rise with the joy of this happy milestone and fall with letting my baby go. They crest with […]

Well-Rounded Gal: Parenting

Proverb Gal is a mommy and her children are singing her praises with their dear ol’ dad. “Her children rise up and bless her; Her husband also, and he praises her, saying:  “Many daughters have done nobly, But you excel them all.” Proverbs 28-29   What was Proverb Gal’s “parenting style” to get that kind […]

Well-Rounded Gal: Her Marriage

Proverb Gal is married. In fact, there are five verses in the passage that mention her hubby.  The first two verses that reference hubby are perched at the top of the list. “The heart of her husband trusts in her, And he will have no lack of gain. She does him good and not evil […]

Well-Rounded Gal: Christ Follower

Thanks for coming back! I’m glad you are joining the journey with me. Last post, we met Proverb Gal, our well-rounded gal and identified seven  areas that this well-rounded gal had going on! This post, we are checking out one of those areas that she was rocking the ol’ growth-o-meter and it just happens to […]