9 Ways to Point Your Teen Daughter to Jesus

9 Ways to Point Your Teen Daughter to Jesus

My latest post over at The Busy Mom, 9 Ways to Point Your Teen Daughter to Jesus, might surprise some of you. Yes, I am a boy mom. I have no daughters.  So why am I writing about daughters? It’s simple really. I am a daughter, and though I am not legally parenting a daughter, […]

5 Put On’s That Will Put Off Envy

5 Ways Women Can Put Off Envy

Every couple of months or so I contribute a post over at Hip Homeschool Moms.  My latest post, 5 Put On’s That Will Put Off Envy, was written in response to the frequent comments I read around social media where homeschool moms, bloggers, and women in general fall victim to the “comparison trap.” This is […]

5 Reasons to Homeschool Your Child with ADHD

5 Reasons to Homeschool Your Child with ADHD

I won’t lie. Homeschooling a child with ADHD (with or without medication) is a challenging experience. There are days when I long for that big yellow bus to stop in front of my house and whisk Ben off to school so that I can have a break from teaching math.  But soon after that selfish […]

Great Homeschool Giveaways — February 2015 Edition — 6 Winners with over $1200 in Prizes, including a $630 GRAND PRIZE!

Great Homeschool Giveaway February Edition 6 Winners $1250 in prizes including a $630 GRAND PRIZE

It’s giveaway time!  I am so excited about this month’s giveaway! There are prizes for writing, math, history, lapbooking, and homeschool tracking. A great package! Be sure to enter and don’t forget to grab all of the freebies! Welcome to the February Edition of Great Homeschool Giveaways! Each month, Homeschool Giveaways and Ben and Me, along with a host of […]

Wait Only Upon God: a 40- Day Devotional for Lent

Wait Only Upon God -- a 40-day Lenten Devotional

Are you in need of a devotional for Lent? I shared recently that my sweet friend, Candace Crabtree, from His Mercy Is New, was releasing her next book for praying the Scriptures. The new book is called Wait Only Upon God: 40 Days of Praying the Scriptures in the Waiting.  I wanted to mention it […]

5 on the Fifth — Favorite Blog Posts from February 2015

5 on the Fifth Favorite Blog Posts February 2015

5 on the Fifth posts once a month (on the 5th), highlighting 5 blog posts  I have read over the previous month and believe should not be missed by you, my readers!    Many of those linking up with me will be pinning their favorites on our collaborative Pinterest board. Be sure to follow the 5 on […]

Win a Year of Sonlight Curriculum for YOU and a FRIEND!


We used Sonlight when Ben was younger, but when we went more delight-directed, we moved on to unit studies. I would love a chance to use it for high school next year. So I’ve enter this amazing giveaway. But here’s the catch — the more you share, the more chances you have to win. And, […]