That sneaky, unpredictable tooth fairy

By Laura Wailes, Core Writer As a child, my parents were really careful that we understood the real meaning behind holidays.  We didn’t do Santa or the Easter Bunny.  We had restrictions around Halloween, and on Valentine’s Day, my parents reminded us to take the opportunity to celebrate God’s love and the love of our … [Read more…]

I love my kids enough not to homeschool

By Brittany Meng, Creator and Editor of Mothering Beyond Expectations I was homeschooled and I loved it. My mother was passionate about homeschooling and viewed it as her chosen vocation when my siblings and I were growing up. All my best friends were homeschooled by women who were as passionate and dedicated as my mother. … [Read more…]

The two lessons I’m sending with my daughter to Kindergarten

By Lauren Lund, Guest Writer My first child leaves the nest this August to take on the murky watercolors of life in Kindergarten. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous for her. She is a unique child and struggles with sensory processing disorder (SPD) and pragmatic language disorder, meaning, she’s socially inappropriate … [Read more…]