One of the questions I get asked the most about homeschooling is what a typical day at Parnell Academy looks like? Also, questions like how long does it take for your girls to finish a day of school? What curriculum do you use? Do you pull out your hair? What time do we wake up, … Continue reading A Typical Day At Parnell Academy!
While life in itself sometimes brings us to our knees in confusion. We find ourselves asking why this, or why that, happens...... and why us? How is it we don't understand the reasoning behind certain circumstances that overcome our thoughts and hearts? Let's face it, we as women are always, ALWAYS trying to put the pieces together … Continue reading When Our Circumstances Don’t Make Sense.
"O taste and see that the Lord is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!" This last Wednesday was March 14th which in homeschooling terms means 3.14 and if you are at all familiar with mathematical terms, equals Pi. So over at Parnell Academy we celebrated Pi day with a Home … Continue reading Pi Day, Apple Pie Recipe!
If God is the author of our lives why not write it out on a blank page and create the story He is writing in and through us? Although journaling is not for everyone, nor does journaling make you anymore spiritual than a person who does not journal. Not all people will be interested in … Continue reading Sitting At The Feet Of Jesus!
As a homeschool mom, I have a lot of time to sit and read as my girls do their school work. Right now I am reading a book by, Michael Catt Called The Power of Persistence: Breakthroughs In Your Prayer Life. Reading a book on prayer is easier to read, than to actually put into action. If … Continue reading A Mother’s Prayer. 7 Ways To Pray For Your Children.
WOW! I Can't believe I am about to type these next words....... We have 31 lessons left for our first year of homeschooling!!!! Can I get an applause???? Not for me, but for my girls. I wish I had cameras at my house this school year to document each homeschool day, I am pretty sure … Continue reading Keeping Up With Parnell Academy!
Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la la!!! Well for some people anyways, I have come to the conclusion this Christmas that the holiday season brings forth a lot of hurt, depression, pain and fond memories. Memories which are nothing more than memories. Memories we wish we could relive one last … Continue reading Feeling Desperate At Christmas!
I kind of laughed to myself at the title of this blog, and the reason being is I didn't have just "left over" turkey, I pretty much had an entire turkey left over. Reason being you may be asking?! Because we took the turkey out too early and it wasn't quite done. 5:00p.m rolls around … Continue reading What I Did With My Left Over Turkey!
Something I remember asking myself as a little girl is, what's the point to life if all we do is to live to die? We build our lives around family, friends, and retirement all to one day die and leave it all on this earth. I have never seen a hearse with a Uhal behind it … Continue reading How To Live A Life Of Fullness In A World That Is Empty.
If you are just joining my blog post this is part 2 of 10 Reasons I Didn't Want To Home School. If you haven't read part one, start there. 🙂 I would love to start this blog off, telling each one of you how excited I was to start homeschooling both of my daughters. Unfortunately, that would … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I Don’t Regret Our Decision To Homeschool. Part 2