Dear Overwhelmed Homeschool Mom,
As a homeschool graduate and now mom, I understand how challenging the road you’ve chosen can be. There are all kinds of external pressures for your kids to perform—peers, friends & family, and in some states, standardized tests. Will your children be ready for college? Will they have all the skills they need to flourish “in the real world?” Are you doing enough?
The school year has just started for most, and with it comes a sense of excitement. New textbooks, a new year, a fresh start. I fondly remember leafing through the pages of my new textbooks to see all I would be ...Read More
It's Good to Be a Man is sweeping through Reformed Christian circles, being used to disciple young men. However, before we throw this book into the hands of our young people, it's imperative we take a critical look at the ideas from the book.
When I sat down to read this book by Michael Foster and Dominic Bnonn Tennant, I knew it was a polarizing book, receiving both strong acclaim and heavy criticism. In a culture awash in gender-flattening feminist and "woke" ideals, It's Good to Be a Man offers something different: a sweeping Christian vision of what makes a man a man.
Whatever cultural malaise ...Read More
Brownies are one of the perfect all-American desserts. Ever since famed cookbook author Fanny Farmer modified her cookie recipe to make the first cookie bar over a hundred years ago, brownies have been a popular dessert around the country—and around the world.
And these gluten-free cheesecake brownies aren't junk food. They are actually packed with nutritious ingredients like butter from grass fed cows, coconut flour, raw honey, and bittersweet chocolate.
These also make a delicious holiday treat—if you want something extra special for the Christmas season.
These fudgy brownies with a cheesecake ripple have a ...Read More
Have you ever heard of health sharing? Here's the details on how I took control of my healthcare and saved money when I dumped insurance.
As I browsed the options in the online health insurance marketplace, I shook my head. "How do normal families afford health insurance? This is ridiculous," I thought to myself. 😳
It was the fall of 2015, and my husband and I were seriously considering whether he would leave his job so we could be self-employed full time.
But making this transition, meant figuring out how to fit health insurance into our budget...or so we thought...
Health Sharing: An Alternative to Health ...Read More