Category: For Mom

Feeling Lonely as a Mom

I am so excited to have Mary from Butterfly Living here to talk about feeling lonely as a mom. I know that I went through a lonely period when my first three were very young. I was exhausted, a little overwhelmed, and in need of encouragement. I will let her tell you about her experiences […]

Be a Light to the World: Answering Jesus’s Challenge

What is it about light shining into the darkness that lifts our spirits? Our world is dark in many ways- from the time of the year to events that are taking place. As Christians, we have always been called to be a light to the darkened world. Now is the perfect time to shine brightly […]

How to Create a Homeschool Schedule that Works

We are approaching our eighth year of homeschooling. The very sound of that makes me smile! We have met with various challenges from choosing curriculum to dealing with bad attitudes, but one of the most frustrating for me is how to create a homeschool schedule that works. Homeschooling is connected with home life to the […]

Stylish Mom Clothes- How to Fight the Frump

Ok, friends, I have a confession to make. I think I’ve become frumpy! Yes, five babies, a body that doesn’t resemble what it once was, and an overall lack of knowledge in the stylish mom clothes department have me feeling a little self-conscious. There are some beautiful women in my town who (even with several […]

Staying Faithful in the Middle

Today’s five minute friday prompt is “middle”. I begin every school year with great excitement. New material to explore, brightly colored teaching aids hang on the walls, sharp-tipped crayons and colored pencils are ready for creativity. We have an entire school year to embrace. Unfortunately, that enthusiasm doesn’t last. Oh, it stays with us through […]

My Really Horrible First Day of Homeschool

We have just entered our sixth year homeschooling. Sixth! I love the way that sounds. In some ways it feels as if I have enough experience to have this figured out and have a good plan in place. Truthfully, that’s how I felt going into last week.  I was armed with curriculum I was comfortable […]

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Hello! I'm Heather and this is Baby Joel, the youngest of five. At Lessons from Home you will find encouragement for your parenting and homeschooling journey. Healing from loss is also a major part of this blog as my family struggles through grief and brokenness at the loss of my beautiful 8 year old daughter.
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