When Your Child Struggles to Read {revisited}

Reading Time: 9 minutes She tried to dash them away, but I saw. Hot, salty tears slipping out of my little girl’s round, blue eyes and smudging her freckled cheeks. “They can do it, Mama.  They can.  And I can’t.” Her little voice was barely above a whisper and I had to lean in close to catch the haltering words. “They can … Read more

Let’s Talk About The Homeschooler’s Dining Room Table… You Know the One!

Let's Talk About the Homeschooler's Dining Room Table (you know the one!) Kristy's Cottage blog

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hi there, Friend!  I’m revisiting this post because of the interest you shared after yesterday’s blog post on keeping the meal table sane when you have littles at home. (Thank you for your feedback!  I always love hearing your ideas, thoughts, and questions.) I’ve been sharing a lot about Sally Clarkson’s new book, The Life Giving Table, … Read more

3 Questions I Ask Myself When I Feel Like Giving Up on Homeschooling

Reading Time: 3 minutes Yes, sometimes I feel like giving up. I get overwhelmed. Frustrated. Off track. And just plain tired. Homeschooling takes all I’ve got and then some, and there are weeks when I just feel like throwing in the towel.   A long time ago, my husband and I commitment to home education as a way of life for … Read more

Homeschooling Challenges