Things My Grandmother Knew: Life Requires Flexibility

As I’ve been pondering and marveling over all the skill my grandmother had in her kitchen, around the house, in the garden, at the farm, at the store and more, I realized there is one skill that I have overlooked.  My grandmother knew how to be flexible. I’ve heard it said, “Blessed are the flexible, […]

Homeschooling Me! – Part Three, Learning to be Independent

Our choices, our decisions, our convictions, our priorities and our goals were just that.  They were ours!  I quickly learned, however, that there is as much peer pressure within homeschooling as there is in any other area of life and that I had to guard against being unduly influenced by what others were choosing.  So, […]