HomeSchooling

Homeschooling Realities

Amy / January 30, 2015

Homeschooling has some unique aspects. We have been a homeschool family for about a year and a half now. I have enjoyed several aspects of homeschooling. Such as: Having extra time with my kids individually as we work through school activities. Learning things about my kids I wouldn’t have learned if I wasn’t their teacher. Having the extra time to…

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Bible Study, Spiritual health

Words From God

Amy / January 29, 2015

  There is so much that can be said about the Ten Commandments. There are times when I believe they are so familiar that we don’t really know what they say any more. In fact as I was reading through them verse 7 really stood out to me. There is a common phrase that I hear all the time. It…

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Decluttering

Decluttering Is Not Happening Here.

Amy / January 29, 2015

Update on the decluttering that didn’t happen this last week! There are many things that I want to get done in my home during this current year. As we are approaching the end of January I am re-evaluating my goals that I planned for this year. There are many things that are all good things that I want to get…

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Bible Study, Uncategorized

Parenting Lessons from Moses

Amy / January 28, 2015

There are some days when life just seems so over whelming. I never dreamed that I would be the mother of five wonderful children. I was content when I was single. I wanted to be married, but I also had a nice life, and was blessed in many ways. I really enjoyed the freedom that came with being single. As…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

My Plans verses God’s Plans

Amy / January 28, 2015

  Have you ever felt like God has been moving you in a direction that you didn’t want to go? Have you been in a position in which you are overwhelmed and feel like you can’t take it one more day? 2 Corinthians 1:8-12 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 8 For we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our…

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Uncategorized

Welcome to My New Home!

Amy / January 27, 2015

I want to welcome you to my new little spot. I have wanted to purchase my own domaine for some time now and I finally got the chance by way of GoDaddy.com having a most incredible sale! Woot Woot. I still have a lot of work that needs to be done, and a lot of content that needs to be…

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Health, Weightloss

Journey to better health

Amy / January 26, 2015

Welcome to My Laundry Pile I want to welcome you to my little spot. I am a mommy of 5 kids who is seeking to grow daily in my walk with the Lord. I have a lot to learn, but I love sharing what the Lord is teaching me. One of my current journeys and places of growth, or should…

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Intentional Living, Parenting

Character Quality: Thankfulness

Amy / January 26, 2015

    As we have been working through this series on teaching Biblical character qualities to our children, I have been learning a lot about how I parent, and about several things I have been doing wrong. By taking the simple step of adding a Bible verse into our weekly habits I have had a powerful, and helpful tool in…

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Intentional Living, Parenting

Word of the Week: Obedience

Amy / January 19, 2015

This past week I was surprised at how often I needed to use the word of the week [Kindness] in our home teaching our kids about how to act with each other and towards each other. I even struggled with the topic coming up between me and my husband as we worked through several issues that came up as the…

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Family, Intentional Living, Parenting

Teaching our Kids Character Qualities

Amy / January 12, 2015

I have been noticing some traits show up in my children lately that are not the type of qualities that I want to be a part of their character. I want to spend more time being intentional about teaching my children Biblical character qualities. I have had some ideas in my head thinking through ways to teach my children these…

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