Faithfulness, It’s What God Asks Of Us

I love Mary Cassatt’s work. She does such a beautiful job of portraying the sweetness and innocence of childhood, and the beauty of motherhood. So much so, that during our picture study time (we’ve been going through several of Cassatt’s works in the past weeks) my daughter remarked, “She must love children!”   Her thoughts […]

Evidence of God’s Faithfulness and Grace in the Journey

Homeschooling is a big part of our family’s journey. Some mornings it even determines if I’m able to write in the space… because Math lessons and reading through beautiful stories about the world and people in far-away lands must come first. At least in this season of my life. I shared this on Facebook yesterday, and […]

Build Your Children’s Library {How To Save Over 93% On Books}

Building your children’s library doesn’t have to cost you your vacation fund. Here’s how I bought $346.00 worth of books for less than $20. That’s right, a savings of over 93%. I couldn’t be happier. Know What You’re Looking For In order to get the best deals, know what you’re looking for. The Complete Tales […]

2013 {Live Life Fully Committed} Challenge (and Free Questionnaire)

2013 Life Challenge: Live Life Fully Committed. Life Verse: 2 Chronicles 16:9, “The eyes of the LORD search the entire earth, seeking hearts that are fully committed to Him that He may strengthen them.” 2013 is the year where you either choose to keep doing the same thing (that didn’t work before), or you choose […]

{Our Homeschooling Journey}

As you may have read here on {In Pursuit}, one of the major changes in our home has been the decision to homeschool. Although, not everybody is interested in this way of educating their children, it’s a part of our journey so I thought I’d share. faith{Academy} (that’s what we’ve named our ‘school’) has been […]

{Organization: Where do I start?}

“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Attributed to Ben Franklin This past weekend I had the privilege of hearing Vicki Bentley speak at the Christian Homeschooling Association of Pennsylvania’s (CHAP)  annual convention. Her session ORGANIZED: Well, almost (Time Management for Busy Moms) caught my attention because Mrs. Bentley is mother to eight […]

Road Trip USA: First stop, The White House

Today’s guest post is from {School Days} The Collazo Family Journal. It’s Thursday and I’m so excited that you decided to join me for our Road Trip USA adventure!! Previously I shared with you this awesome curriculum from Erica at Confessions of a Homeschooler. She has such an awesome site filled with so much information […]

{Geography and History with Road Trip USA}

My 12 year old son and I began a road trip this week. It’s not exactly the kind of road trip most people take. I mean, we don’t have the car packed up with our stuff. We don’t really have a road map. And well, we’re not really leaving our house. Nonetheless, it’s a road […]

{Letter ‘I’: I Can Do All Things…}

Today’s guest post is from {The Collazo Family Journal} School Days. Good morning!!!! As I shared with you previously, we are working on  Carisa’s RAISING ROCK STARS PRESCHOOL program. I encourage you to stop by her website,  1+1+1=1.  Lem (that’s what my daughter wants us to call her now, Lem as in Lemon Meringue from […]

{Priceless Moments: Learning To Write Her Name}

It’s amazing just how much ‘everyday’ life I’ve missed. The longer I am a stay at home mother, the more I realize just how many ‘first’ I am privileged to experience. There’s so many events that I missed with my first-born. How I wish I knew then what I know now! My second child is […]