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Goodbye Resolutions: Love The Year You’re In

Resolutions have always left me with a bad aftertaste. The year would end and even though my heart told me it was a good year, in my mind I would see only what I didn’t do. Never mind all the pregnancies, babies, meals on the table, thousands of diapers changed, lessons taught, many kids tucked in and nearly as many… Continue reading Goodbye Resolutions: Love The Year You’re In

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Inspire Gratitude In Kids: Including Giving To Them

Christmas is my time to savor. Every day offers the chance to savor God’s best when we are looking for it but winter slows me down to find it. As the snow falls my heart grows quiet and I am able to see and enjoy things I am often too busy to notice in the Summertime.… Continue reading Inspire Gratitude In Kids: Including Giving To Them

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Christmas School Plans: Accomplishing Homeschool Memories

(This post contains affiliate links, you can read a full disclosure here. Thank you for supporting Soaring Arrows!) Christmas school you wonder? I wondered too. Thanksgiving break behind us and a Christmas tree before us. I felt as ready to start our homeschool routine back up as my littles. I pondered what to do with… Continue reading Christmas School Plans: Accomplishing Homeschool Memories

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Holiday Baking With Kids: Perfectly Imperfect

My family comes from a long line of fantastic bakers. As amazing as this may sound for my kids, this could easily have put them at a disadvantage to enjoying the Christmas season. Why? Well simple, because I want everything to be perfect, which could only mean one thing, no kids in the kitchen. Luckily… Continue reading Holiday Baking With Kids: Perfectly Imperfect

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Becoming An Unlikely Feminist: Empowered To Serve Others

I’ve never thought of myself as a feminist until recently. My entire life the word itself felt like a curse word, it had always left such a bad taste in my mouth. Feminism. EW! In my generation it can be an excuse for all kinds of sin & selfishness all in the name of being a woman, therefore I had written it… Continue reading Becoming An Unlikely Feminist: Empowered To Serve Others

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10 Educational Toys For Preschoolers

(This post includes affiliate links, you can read my disclosure here!) I am a huge believer that kids at Preschool age learn best by being read to, as well as being given many opportunities to explore and play! Any Homeschool Mom who’s been around a while can attest to the fact that especially at this… Continue reading 10 Educational Toys For Preschoolers

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So You Want To Help A Homeschool Mom

Months after my first baby was born, my parents moved a few hours away from us, getting help when I needed it hasn’t always been an easy option for me. This turned out to be a blessing in disguise because this lack forced me to get out and make some new friends, especially those living right in… Continue reading So You Want To Help A Homeschool Mom

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Mere Motherhood: A Homeschool Philosophy Wake Up Call

Since the beginning of the year something has been off with our homeschool. I couldn’t place it because my goal was to have a more relaxed year, what could be wrong with that? The problem fell with the fact that it wasn’t really showing up in the day to day. In my heart I knew… Continue reading Mere Motherhood: A Homeschool Philosophy Wake Up Call

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How To Have A Restful Christmas: The Merry Little Christmas Project

Shopping in October has always been a part of my Christmas preparation for good reason. It’s not that I don’t love strolling through the streets of our local town enjoying the snow & Christmas décor, that I adore. It’s just far more enjoyable with all of my gifts already purchased, wrapped and under the tree. Long… Continue reading How To Have A Restful Christmas: The Merry Little Christmas Project

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Grown Daughters of Christ: You Are (Also) Fearfully & Wonderfully Made

Sometimes my eyes flutter open and I am instantly filled with the pain of the day before. Depression has invaded my heart a time or two or three before, but this time that isn’t it. The truly difficult things in life are not elusive, they are your final thoughts as you finally drift into a state of… Continue reading Grown Daughters of Christ: You Are (Also) Fearfully & Wonderfully Made