Creating Memorable Mother/Daughter Moments

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast 120: Creative Ways to Make Mother/Daughter Memories

Hello Friends! On episode 120 of “The Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast” we are talking about creating memories with our daughters. I am thankful to be the mother of five wonderful young ladies who range in age from five to nineteen. Over the years I have enjoyed creating special moments to connect to their hearts and encourage them in the Lord.

On this episode I share some of the things I have done to make special memories and share Biblical truths with my girls. I would also love to hear your ideas for special mother/daughter time.

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Thank you for listening and may the Lord be with you until we meet again!

Homeschooling in 2020

2020 has presented challenges far beyond what any of us envisioned at the turn of the new year. As we look ahead to a new school year, many parents find themselves on the new journey of homeschooling while many long time homeschoolers are now juggling new stresses and challenges that were not there before.

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast 115: Things To Do In The New School Year

On today’s episode of the “Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast” I share from my own experience in homeschooling for over forty years now. I hope that you will find encouragement for the journey whether you are a new or a veteran homeschool family.

In times like these it is important that we keep our eyes on Jesus the author and perfector of our faith. No virus, political upheaval, or financial strain can thwart His plans for our families. He is with us to guide us even in these very challenging times!

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Thank you for listening and may the Lord be with you until we meet again.

Persevering for the Glory of God

My Friends, I cannot believe that we are already this far into the first month of the new year! This month has been flying by even though this is the slower part of the year for our family.

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast 90: Persevering For The Glory of God

On today’s episode of the podcast I am talking about persevering for the glory of God even when we feel stretched and worn thin. I know January can often be a less than stellar month for many homeschool moms. It is often the case that enthusiasm can be waning by this time in the school year, and having children cooped up indoors can get old quickly.

I pray that this episode is an encouraging reminder that our Lord provides the grace we need for each season of our lives, and His presence will enable us to persevere even during the long and dreary days.

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Reflections From Prince Edward Island

Hello Friends! I am excited about this episode of the podcast, because on today’s episode I am sharing about the recent trip my husband and I took to Prince Edward Island. This was a dream trip for me, and I want to share with you some of my take-aways from our time there.

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast 89: Celebrating our 20th Anniversary

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My husband and I sitting with Lucy Maud Montgomery!
The beach was so beautiful!
I really loved seeing the fall foliage!

Thank you for tuning into the podcast, and may the Lord bless you and keep you until we meet again.

White as Snow

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podast 87: A White as Snow Christmas

It is Christmas week, everyone! Merry Christmas! On today’s episode of the podcast. I share some things that have been happening in our family (Don’t miss the new kitty and the fried computer stories 🙂 and I discuss the cleansing power of the blood of Jesus.

I am thankful for all of you who tune into the podcast, and I hope you have a very blessed, Christ-centered Christmas celebration. Please remember to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast and share with friends as you are able. This goes a long ways in getting the word out so that other ladies can listen and be encouraged.

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Merry Christmas, My Friends! May we all find great joy and peace in Jesus through the Christmas season and into the new year. He is the source of all joy and peace; He is the greatest gift of all!

Colossians 2:6-7 Introduction

Happy Fall, Everyone! On today’s podcast we begin a new five-part series on Colossians 2:6-7.

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast 77: Colossians 2 Series Introduction

I have planned to break down this series like this:

  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Helping Our Families Walk with Christ
  • Part 3: Being Rooted and Built Up in Christ
  • Part 4. Being Established or Strengthened in the Faith
  • Part 5: Overflowing with Thankfulness

Preparing this short series has been an encouragement to me, and I look forward to sharing these episodes with you! I encourage you to either meditate on or memorize these two verses from Colossians and to pray that the Lord will apply them to your heart and your particular circumstances.

Thank you so much for tuning into the podcast; please continue to share with friends and to leave those comments on iTunes. Each comment is an encouragement to me and helps other moms to find out about the podcast. Have a blessed week, my Friends!

For more homeschool and family discipleship encouragement I encourage you to check out these resources: 

Click here to find my book: https://www.amazon.com/Legacy-Reflections-Homeschooled-Homeschooling-Mama/dp/1973737825/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Legacy+Reflections+of+a+Homeschooled+Homeschooling+Mama&qid=1563892660&s=gateway&sr=8-1

Click here to find my husband’s book to encourage homeschool dads: https://www.amazon.com/Ordinary-Homeschool-Dad-Matthew-Adams/dp/1718950012/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=ordinary+homeschool+dad&qid=1563892741&s=gateway&sr=8-1

Christ Our Eternal Hope

Sometimes life circumstances hit very hard and we need to remember that our hope is in Christ alone. He is our only sure foundation, and He is able to carry us through turbulent waters during the worst of life’s storms. On today’s episode of the podcast my husband, Matt, joins me to talk about clinging to hope in Jesus Christ when we have no other hope.

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast 75: Our Eternal Hope in Troubled Times

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,  and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you, 
who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. 
In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. – I Peter 1:3-6

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Click here to find my husband’s book to encourage homeschool dads: https://www.amazon.com/Ordinary-Homeschool-Dad-Matthew-Adams/dp/1718950012/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=ordinary+homeschool+dad&qid=1563892741&s=gateway&sr=8-1

May the Lord Jesus be your strength and shield as you serve Him faithfully this week. Thank you so much for listening, and I would love to hear how the podcast is ministering to you. Have a blessed week, Ladies!

Families Serving the Lord Together

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast 71: Families Serving The Lord Together

On today’s episode of the Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast we discuss the importance of family ministry. I believe that homeschooling opens up beautiful opportunities for our families to engage in various ministries together.

We homeschoolers have more flexibility in our schedules and thus can travel more freely as well as fit in other opportunities to be about ministry together. Whether offering hospitality in our homes, working in our local churches, playing instruments at a rest home, or a host of other areas of service our families can join hands and be busy doing kingdom work.

There are many important things we will want to teach our children in our homeschools, and I think the joy of serving the Lord is one of those important things we should be teaching our children. When they are busy serving God and serving others they will have joy, fulfillment and less time for self-centeredness. May the Lord help us all to lead our families to serve His kingdom purposes with eternity in our hearts.

Serve the Lord with gladness; come before His presence with singing.

Psalm 100:2

I would love to hear how you prioritize ministry in you family. God gives our families unique callings and giftings, and it is encouraging to hear how others are engaging in kingdom work. You can connect with me on facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/legacyhomeschoolreflections/

Click here to find my book: https://www.amazon.com/Legacy-Reflections-Homeschooled-Homeschooling-Mama/dp/1973737825/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Legacy+Reflections+of+a+Homeschooled+Homeschooling+Mama&qid=1563892660&s=gateway&sr=8-1

Click here to find my husband’s book to encourage homeschool dads: https://www.amazon.com/Ordinary-Homeschool-Dad-Matthew-Adams/dp/1718950012/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=ordinary+homeschool+dad&qid=1563892741&s=gateway&sr=8-1

Helpful Tips, Ordering Your Homeschool Day


On last week’s podcast we discussed having our homeschools rooted in Christ and in loving family relationships. Today we are going to turn to the practical nuts and bolts of structuring our homeschool days in an efficient way that brings cohesiveness to the family.

So teach us to number our days
    that we may get a heart of wisdom. – Psalm 90:12

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast 69: More Helpful Tips For The New School Year

Every family is unique, and what works in my homeschool may not be the right fit for your family, but I do think having some kind of plan in place will serve our families well. I have found that at least having a loose flow of events in place helps create smoother flowing days.

For more homeschool and family discipleship encouragement I encourage you to check out these resources:

Click here to find my book: https://www.amazon.com/Legacy-Reflections-Homeschooled-Homeschooling-Mama/dp/1973737825/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Legacy+Reflections+of+a+Homeschooled+Homeschooling+Mama&qid=1563892660&s=gateway&sr=8-1

Click here to find my husband’s book to encourage homeschool dads: https://www.amazon.com/Ordinary-Homeschool-Dad-Matthew-Adams/dp/1718950012/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=ordinary+homeschool+dad&qid=1563892741&s=gateway&sr=8-1

Courtship, Dating, and Falling Away

How should Christians pursue finding godly spouses? Is there a one size fits all formula for everyone? I don’t think so, but I do believe that there are Biblical principles that do work for all. I pray that this episode of the podcast offers encouragement for those who have been shaken by the Josh Harris news headlines the past couple of weeks.

Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast 67: Courtship, Dating, & Falling Away

Sadly, many today are wanting to throw out Biblical principles, and many are also diving into the deep pool of apostasy. Joshua Harris, author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye” has come out with some disturbing statements lately. Of all the alarming things he said, this one really pierces my heart. Josh said on Instagram that:

“The information that was left out of our announcement is that I have undergone a massive shift in regard to my faith in Jesus, “The popular phrase for this is ‘deconstruction,’ the biblical phrase is ‘falling away.’ By all the measurements that I have for defining a Christian, I am not a Christian. Many people tell me that there is a different way to practice faith and I want to remain open to this, but I’m not there now.”

Josh has recanted his book and has separated from his wife. He has furthermore come out in support of the LGBTQ+ community. He has denied the authority of the Word of God and said that his views about Jesus have undergone a massive shift.

In light of this heartbreaking news I asked my husband Matt to come on the podcast for a discussion on the topics of courtship, dating, and the widespread apostasy we are witnessing in the church today.

Our hearts are heavy for Josh and his wife Shannon and for all who are falling away from believing in the truth of God’s Word. I have been praying for them, and I hope that you will too.

Our intent in recording this episode was to bring hope to those of you who may be feeling shaken by this news and to seek to point us all back to Jesus, the gospel, and the unshakable authority of the Word of God.

Our desire is for us all to think Biblically and to use Biblical principles regardless of whether we use the term courtship or dating. Thank you for listening, and I would love to hear from you!

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