Over time I felt the need to add more and more "curriculum" to my older girls days. After reading A Little Way of Homeschooling, I realized that I had fallen into the trap of 'filling their buckets and not necessarily lighting a fire' in their education. This post tells more about that...
It's good to take time to re-evaluate the reason why you are doing what you are doing. Write a Family Mission Statement - updating it from time to time as you grow along your journey. Our latest version ~
To live our faith through the gift of God's Holy Church and the Sacraments, staying focused on the reason we are here. To live a life of charity and service, seeing the image of God in all His creatures and letting His light shine through us in all we do.It's so easy to get caught up in what the world is telling you is important. But, how is God calling you??? We are focused on Heaven, not Harvard! God has great plans for each of us, as he tells us through the prophet Jeremiah.
For I know well the plans I have in mind for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare, not for woe! plans to give you a future full of hope. Jeremiah 29:11
Spend time in front of The Blessed Sacrament and He WILL tell you where He needs your family and what it will take to get you there!