The Encouraged Mom

Helping moms find joy in the journey of homemaking, home schooling and home business.

Homeschool Lesson Planning with Spiral Notebooks

Lesson planning. Ugh. Some of us love it and some of us, not so much. It’s a necessary part of homeschooling our children, though. How can we know where we’re going if we don’t have a plan? Whether you homeschool one or ten, whether you unschool or traditionally school or anything in between, no matter […]

Five ways to make money from home

5 Ways to Make Money from Home

  If staying home is your heart’s desire, but you need to have some supplemental or even full-time income, there are ways to earn money from home that you might not have considered. These can all be done completely from home. Of course, they are jobs like any other job in that you have to […]

When Life Feels Like Too Much to Handle…

Do you ever feel like the world is crashing down around you and you just can’t keep up with your day-to-day normal stuff? Like everything is just closing in on you and you feel like you will suffocate under the weight of it all? Man, have I been there! But there’s hope. We were never […]

Moms Need One Another

I wear many hats, as all moms do, and because of this, we could all probably use a little more encouragement. But how do we accomplish this? Where do we find the encouragement we need? (Long post warning…) We were not meant to travel this motherhood journey alone. Many times we are encouraged by our […]