Words For Your Weekend::Faith

“You can have clear faith in the ultimate outcomes at the end of the trail but still find vexing uncertainties in the steps immediately ahead.  The Lord knows the end from the beginning and everything in between.  You, however, function in the muddled, mortal middle.” Neal A. Maxwell I ran across this quote in my studies this week and love […]


As we are drawing closer to finalizing Elijah’s adoption (just 22 days now!) my mind has been flooded with memories of the other times in my life when I’ve felt so lucky. We didn’t know it at the time, but having a biological child should not have been able to happen for us. Logically and medically speaking, that is. Knowing […]

How We Homeschool: Scripture Study

One of the most frequent comments I receive when people learn that we homeschool is along these lines: “I don’t know how you can do that!” or “I would love to homeschool, but I don’t think I could do it.”  I want to give you a glimpse of how we homeschool, not because what we do is the one right […]

Twitterature: May 2014

Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan Totally engrossing.  Cahalan writes in a very approachable manner, so I found even the medical descriptions in this book fascinating. How She Does It by Anne Bogel A quick, inspiring read by our own Modern Mrs. Darcy.  Reading this book inspired me to recommit myself to making my creative dreams a reality.  (Thank you, Anne!) […]

LDS Primary Copywork {free printable packet}

I have a strong desire to fill my children up with beautiful words.  Those words enter our home in many ways:  read-alouds, personal reading, family scripture study, quotes and encouragements hanging on the walls, audiobooks, the lyrics of favorite music. One of my favorite ways to fill their heads with beauty is through copywork. (If you’re wondering what copywork is, this […]