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Talkin’ Turkey

When my little people visited their grandparents I used to send my doppelganger along in my place. She looked like me, although my mom thought she was a few pounds heavier. She smelled a lot like me and wore the same color lipstick. She knew all the words to the Christmas carols and nobody could […]

070: A Wise Woman Builds Her Home


Podcast: Play in new window Proverbs 14:1. A wise woman builds her home, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands… I was thinking the other day how it’s so easy to get frustrated with the smaller things of life.  The seemingly large and blown-out-of-proportion scenarios that really stem from tiny annoyances […]

The Scary Subject of Art

There are those who are creative, and then there are those who are not. Now- not everyone is creative in the same way but when it comes to teaching creativity and art, most people get that deer-in-the -headlights look. Teaching art is a scary mountain to climb, but it can be done.  Whether you are […]

Drawing A Line In The Sand

  One of the hardest things for us to do is make decisions. We know why they need to be made. We know when they need to be made. We know that things just might level out once they’re made. However, there are times when the decision we have to make involves drawing a line […]

Day In The Life of a WAHM (Work At Home Mom)

I’m going to admit to you that my life is far from perfect.  You should know that by virtue of my being a homeschooling mom, but just in case you didn’t know I threw in an extra layer of work load called being a WAHM (work at home mom), I thought I would add that […]

Big Mistake You Can Avoid For A Healthier Happier Year-Pt 2

In Big Mistake Part 2, you will hear the story of our homeschool family’s transformation from our big mistake of allowing isolation (shared in part 1) to embracing new friends in a supportive community. [OUR FAMILY’S STORY] A JOURNEY THROUGH ISOLATION MORE ABOUT SOURCES OF ISOLATION Toxic Relationship Pruning Before we started homeschooling, I was very […]

069:Homeschooling a Child With Special Needs -Interview with Gabriella Volpe


Podcast: Play in new window Today’s Guest Our special today is also a guest writer for Christian Homeschool Moms. Gabriella Volpe is a homeschooling mom of a child with special needs, a former public school teacher and the homeschool consultant for families of children with special needs.  She knows first-hand what it means to struggle with […]