2016 was a year of twists and turns. As I look back over my time as a blogger, I’m so thankful that I’ve had this outlet to connect with others, share my heart, and continue to learn. I wanted to share my top posts of the year and how they impacted my journey as a…

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Work

Homeschooling is sacrificial work. Let’s face it: there’s no pay, and long hours. Even so, many of us throw ourselves into homeschooling with reckless abandon because we love our kids, and the rewards of well trained minds are enough pay. The challenge is avoiding burnout. It’s easy to drain our tank completely and then scramble…

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What’s in a name?! When I started¬†Family Style Schooling in May of 2015, one of the most difficult aspects of starting was having to choose a blog name that I loved! You could seriously read thousands of articles about how to pick the right name, and read e-books or participate in online courses. No pressure…

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I just want to start off by saying that Texas is a pretty amazing state for homeschoolers. I knew we had it pretty good, but I didn’t know how vigilant THSC works behind the scenes for the freedoms we receive. My husband and I came early for the 2016 THSC Convention to the Texas Leadership…

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I confess…I am addicted to gathering with homeschoolers for encouragement and refreshment. I love filling my summers with homeschool conventions and CC practicums to refocus my mind and heart on the task at hand. Last year I registered for the THSC Convention in Arlington, but ended up getting sick and not being able to attend.…

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