A Special Mother’s Day Gift Guide (Hint, hint!)

Mother’s Day is just around the corner.  Homeschooling moms work harder than anyone on the planet! We juggle the full time job of raising kids, with the monumental task of educating them well. Then, for good measure, we throw in some laundry and wash the dishes on the side. Honestly, the work load never ends, but would you have it any other way?

Raising and educating our children is an investment that pays dividends we could never imagine. It really is a blessing! I know that I love getting to spend my days with my kids and watch them grow…even those days when I am counting the minutes until bedtime!

I’m honored to be featured in the Mother’s Day 2019 Gift Guide!! Moms are delighted by the little things–a sweet hug, a colorful crayon drawing, a sloppy toddler kiss. But, for those kids and dads reading this, let’s give mom something just for her! Moms deserve inspiration, support, and to thrive! This guide has something for everyone.  Mom, for all you do, you’re the best!

The Mother’s Day 2019 Gift Guide

Thoughts on Mothers and Daughters book by Phyllis Sather

As the stay-at-home mother of two daughters who have been home educated from the beginning of their school years, Phyllis has gained a lot of practical experience, which she shares throughout this book. In an effort to encourage others she has written extensively about the ways she and her husband worked to discipline and train their daughters to be women who love the Lord with all their hearts, souls, and minds.

It is her hope that you will find helpful words of encouragement on everyday life as she visits with you and shares stories and ideas about parenting daughters.
What others are saying:

“What an intense selection of tips and Christian educational materials to teach their Christian daughters to become wonderful mothers and wives to their daughter or daughters.” Angela

Get a copy to gift a mother/friend/sister in your life here.

A Little Book of Tea: Stories, Coloring Pages, Notes & Journal Pages by Joy McDonald

Take some time for yourself with this little ebook about tea! Enjoy the old fashioned tea stories and anecdotes, while sipping your own cup of tea!

The coloring pages can be printed out for you to color, or to give to your children or grandchildren to color. Print as many note and journal pages as you like, in color or black and white, and use them to write your thoughts down, notes, to do lists or even recipes.

Get your copy of A Little Book of Tea, here.

Love for Mom: An Adult Coloring Book, 31 Blessings for the Best Mom in the World by Corine Williams

Give your mother the gift of relaxation with this inspiring anti-stress adult coloring book. Beyond helping your mother relax, this beautiful book will also let her know how much you love and appreciate her. There are a variety of images in this book that is sure to keep your engaged.

Purchase Love for Mom, here.

The Homeschool Moms Want You to Know book by Jennifer Elia

Homeschooling is on the rise. You may be considering it or even in the decision process, but you wonder if it is right for you. Do you have what it takes? What does homeschooling look like in a real family?

If you want answers, inspritation, and first hand glimpse into real homeschools run by real moms, Homeschool Moms Want You to Know is written just for you. You don’t need another ultra perfect, super polished goal to stirve for. Let’s me honest, no one is perfect! This book is a bridge, not a wall. It takes you into the real lives, experiences, and challenges of moms just like you, who happen to homeschool their children.

Homeschooling is so much more than just getting the lessons done. You are qualified to teach your child. It is hard work, but we promise you, if we can do it, you can, too! We are not super moms, we are simply moms doing our best for our children in the best ways we know how. Isn’t that what every mom wants.

Make an informed decision, dispel some myths, and see what homeschooling really is. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll walk away a more empowered, inspired, and confident mother, no matter what educational model you choose for your children.

Written by real homeschool moms, for real moms just like you. Come take a tour of our lives, our mistakes, and our victories. There’s no whitewashing here. If you want an honest look at what homeschooling can do to and for your family, look no further than Homeschool Moms Want You to Know. Get it here.

Mom’s Planning Pages by Tal Hoover

These pages are great for any homeschool mom to have during her planning sessions. Makes an excellent addition to your planning binder. 25 pages total. Pages are excellent for note/lap booking and scrapbooking. Get your digital download planner pages here.

In Spite of Myself: How Intentional Praise Can Transform Your Heart and Home by Katie Hornor

In Spite of Myself by Katie Hornor, 2017They say there are three things of utmost importance to human beings: health, love and money. And that the lack of one of those things is enough to throw your life into a storm. They also say that most marriages face only one major crisis, but if it comes early in your marriage, you may have another.

While these sayings may or may not be true, Katie Hornor has had at least one crisis in each of those three areas. And as she’s learned to praise the Lord for his goodness both in and out of the storms, she’s began to see a pattern. Praise brought healing where there would have been anger and bitterness. Healing allowed her to share her story with others, giving them hope for God’s healing in their lives as well. Praise, Healing and Hope.

Regardless of your story, There is only one who can heal your heart, teach it to praise and transform your heart and home. You will find him, and the power of his Truth presented in every page of this riveting 4-week Bible study. Get your copy here and go through the book with the free daily videos provided on the author’s website.


Celebrating You Each Year

How will you spend Mother’s Day? One day is never enough to show mom just how amazing she is, but it’s important to take that time each year. It’s vital to fill our cups, especially when we pour ourselves into our home, family, and homeschool. It can be challenging to find ways to nurture ourselves when it seems like everyone needs everything from us all the time, however we deserve to thrive. I always remind moms, you can’t pour from an empty cup. Want to give an amazing gift to your family? Take care of yourself and support your needs. I promise they will thank you for it.

Now, go find a creative way to share this gift guide with those who love you!


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