My First Christmas Tree

I’ll never forget my first Christmas tree, not as a child, but as an expectant mom at the age of 26. I wanted to offer my children the memories of Christmas gathered around the tree.

Fathers

When I realized my next blog post was set to publish on my dad’s birthday, I knew I wanted to write about him. As I reflect back on my growing up years, I am thankful to have a dad who is kind, gentl...

Field Trip: The Creation Museum

This August we took a family vacation to Washington, D.C., and Virginia Beach. On the way we stopped in Kentucky to visit the Creation Museum, since we had heard good things about it. Our visit did n...

Life Without Limits

Recently our family read Nick Vujicic’s book, Life without Limits. If you’ve never seen Nick’s videos on YouTube (here are two examples: Never Give Up and Life Without Limits), it can be a life-trans...

Bittersweet Birthdays

From the instant our firstborn son turned one, I found myself near tears every time his birthday rolled around. This caught me completely off guard, as I had envisioned only happy moments and celebra...

Getting to Know Lisa

Your family is… Three-quarters male and almost 100 percent Asian. Name 5 homeschool products you cannot live without. Three-ring binders, Wite-Out tape, homeschool planner, Math-U-See, and Wins...

Wasting My Life?

Do you ever feel like you are wasting your life as a full-time mom or a home school teacher? Do relatives or friends ever ask why you’re wasting your time, talents, and abilities at home? Maybe...

Planning For Next School Year

Although the boys and I are still completing the current school year, my thoughts have turned to what curriculum we’ll use in the fall. We plan to continue with most of what we are presently st...