How to Thrive as an Introverted Mom

Are you an introvert? Do you find that spending your days in the constant presence (and conversation) of your children is physically and emotionally exhausting? Have you ever wondered how other mothers make going to activity after activity look so easy? Have you ever locked yourself in the bathroom to get some peace and quiet …

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Do You Feel Broken, Tired, or Discouraged?

“Oh well, that’s the day so far, and it’s still only noon. If this continues I will be dead by this evening! You see, at the moment, life seems so heavy for me to bear, and I don’t have the courage because everything looks black to me.” Do you feel like you could have written …

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Why Homeschool Moms Need a Sabbath Rest (and How to Get One)

Moms are on duty 24/7. Depending on the ages of one’s children, it can be both a physically and mentally exhausting vocation. For homeschooling moms, the duty is magnified. After all, the children don’t leave for six hours a day, five days a week. They are at home with us, and while most of us …

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A Mother’s Tale

In the September – October 2009 issue of Home Education Magazine L. Hartman wrote an article I think most homeschooling moms (or stay-at-home moms) can relate to. Titled “Defining Ourselves: A Mother’s Tale,” she tells of feeling less than valued. I really wish there was a link to this article on their website, but sadly …

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