The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

It happened again yesterday. Right in the middle of an important conference call, I heard the tell-tale footsteps. I watched the door knob of my room/office door turn and knew once again that my two-year-old had ignored my pictorial “Do Not Disturb” sign. We practiced not bothering Mommy while the sign is up and asking

Words for Your Weekend

Here are some things I wanted to share with you from my journey around the web this week to simplify and enrich your life: I am excited to welcome our sixth nephew to our family this week! Thus, the precious baby toes photo. They are not his, but they are still pretty cute! Thank the

A Plan for Your Devotional Life

We all have an idyllic vision of a quiet hour in the morning alone by candlelight during which we pour out our hearts to God and study His Word. We always perfectly understand everything we read.  Everything just flows together spontaneously, and we soon become spiritual giants. Maybe it happens that way for you, but

Feeding Kids on the Busy Days

Although it is not always perfectly on time, I can handle dinner most days. You know the drill: Thaw meat the night before. Check recipes in the morning to see about cooking times and prep work. Start prepping dinner at lunch time. It’s the breakfasts and lunches that seem to really eat up our day.

Words for Your Weekend

Here are some things I wanted to share with you from my journey around the web this week to simplify and enrich your life:   Home Management Living the Good Life…No Matter What the Checkbook Says @ Frugally Sustainable Home School Keeping Preschoolers Busy While We Home School @ Preschoolers and Peace I promise I

How to Teach Your Child to Be a Good Reader

Cherish the Call is a blog that inspires community among  Christian women who write about their creative pursuits at home. Here is my post over there this week: Educators in public schools and homeschooling parents from across the country all seem to agree on at least one thing: The key to producing a great student

Why Do You Want to Work at Home?

In previous decades, women have been maligned by turns for working outside the home and for not working outside the home. There have been vicious wars with women hurling opinions as weapons. When religion is introduced to the equation, liberal feminists and radical Christians seem to fuel the extremes of the debate. While I have

5 Ways to Entertain Preschoolers

Every homeschooling mom of more than one child has faced the dilemma of what to do with younger children during school hours. Adding a paid job to the mix only makes the situation more urgent. While none of us wants to ignore the little ones or pass up giving them their own education, there are

Words for Your Weekend

Here are some things I wanted to share with you from my journey around the web this week to simplify and enrich your life: Home Management How to Get it All Done @ Preschoolers and Peace Home School Homeschooling Preschoolers {or not} @ The Busy Homeschool Mom Home Work Making Money From Home: Following the

Interview: Toneka Cooper, Online Boutique Owner

                  On this site, I hope to encourage moms that home educate and work for income at home as well as provide tips for better lifestyle and productivity. One way to do this is to look at the lives of women who fill both of these roles