When we moved from southern Alabama, one thing I was not sad to leave behind were the hurricanes. Witnessing their destructive capabilities and having lived through the howling winds as one made its way over head, I gladly said goodbye to them! While not to be compared to the life threatening possibilities hurricanes possess, west Texas certainly has wind! Last week we had two days of "strong … [Read more...] about Blowing Wind = Dirt!
On our trip to Alabama a couple of weeks ago, I actually missed Texas! The sunset pictured above is one of the beauties this otherwise flat and treeless landscape holds. God's palette of colors and the effect He creates are absolutely awesome! … [Read more...] about Texas Sunset
Dave from PhilFAQS featured a review I wrote on Educator.com today. He had written previously to say that hopefully it would help answer questions from people living in the Phillipines who desire to homeschool their children. I hope it helps! As the homeschooling mom of 10 (only 8 are still at home), I know homeschooling can be intimidating at first. I can say from personal experience that it … [Read more...] about Post Featured!
For those of you who have been reading about our family's adventure, I have an update. For my new readers, our family (with 8 children still at home) left our secure life in Alabama (with a paycheck) for an exciting life of starting a vineyard in west Texas (no paycheck yet!). This adventure started in Jan. of 2008 and if you would like further background on this adventure, please read "When Our … [Read more...] about Encouraging Development!
New Years Resolutions? As we begin a new year, 2010, I am sure we all have great expectations! You may call them New Year's resolutions or you may not, but capitalize on the excitement of a new year. Start or re-start ideas and practices. Whether it is a daily Bible study, family time, eating together as a family, a regular exercise program or more healthy eating habits, start the year fresh and … [Read more...] about Looking Forward
Have you ever had a tea party with your family? If not, you should try it! Even our older boys love it! This is a tradition we started while living in Switzerland. The winters were extremely cold and the warm tea with goodies seem to warm us all. Alright, I know what you are thinking! How could she know what cold is, coming from southern Alabama. And, you are right. To those of you who live in the … [Read more...] about Tea Time