Redeeming Ruby: A Dad’s Homeschool Project

“It’s a nutshell pram.” Our oldest was still in the womb when I first heard my husband utter that phrase. We were at a wooden boat show because Michael was in the thick of restoring a 1962 Windjammer sailboat that had been badly damaged in a hurricane. In just two months we’d face the life-changing onset of parenthood, and I… Read More

Am I a Nag?

As mothers, there are many ways in which we hope to be remembered by our children after they are grown and gone. Perhaps they’ll recall us being the best neighborhood mom because we always passed out popsicles to their friends, and had Band-Aids for everyone’s boo-boos. Or maybe they’ll remember the cold snowy mornings when they snuggled with us in… Read More

Even During the Hard Days

I decided something today. Even during the worst day of homeschooling, I will give glory to God. After all He is the One who called me to this journey, and He has set each day in motion. When things get rough, He knows, and He is there. He is not surprised, and He has a plan for it all. Sometimes… Read More