How to Raise a Caterpillar into a Butterfly: Your Entire Family will Love This

One of the highlights of our summer is raising monarch butterflies.  Once the milkweed is knee-high, the kids begin searching for the plump striped caterpillars we’ve all come to love.  If you are looking for a fun summer project, keep reading on how to raise a caterpillar.  Your whole family will enjoy this! This year […]

6 Healthy Kid Friendly Recipes for Summer

Looking for some delicious and yet healthy kid friendly recipes for summer this year? We’ve compiled a handful of our favorite kid friendly recipes to inspire you through healthy alternatives and seasonal goodness! I am so excited to have Rosevine Cottage Girls guest posting for me today! They are a wonderful family living the homestead […]

Bible Stories about Hope to Lighten Your Weary Soul

This post on Bible stories about hope came about as I was pondering how hope springs from pain. Hope also springs from disappointments, confusion, frustration, and the unlikely. Hope pushes us to believe when everyone has failed us. Hope springs from pain. I am forever amazed at the human heart. How it can endure overwhelming […]

20 Light Overcomes Darkness Quotes to Enlighten Your Day

Quotes are amazing, aren’t they? They can be uplifting, deep, funny, silly, enlightening, or plain ridiculous. The inspiring ones are my favorite! Here is an inspiring list of “Light Overcomes Darkness Quotes“. I hope you find them encouraging! I tried to put these light overcomes darkness quotes into categories but the lines are quite blurred. […]

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 […]

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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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