Be more than a boss, be a mentor

I have been on a mission to live out the roles of authority God has given me as a mentor. Whether it is as a parent, boss or a bible study leader. I want to see my role in each of these as an opportunity to help those around me grow into …

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Lead Like Jesus – Ken Blanchard

Over the last year and half I am thankful for the wisdom the Holy Spirit has given to me. He has continually helped me to know which questions to ask about leadership, marketing, business and family. Then he would lead me to pray for mentors who would be able to …

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Having patience with yourself when you are learning now what you should have known yesterday

Are you like me? Are you wanting to know everything you need to know about your gifts, talents and passions tomorrow or even if it could have happened yesterday that would be great. Yay, me too. It’s frustrating knowing where I want to go and what I want to do, …

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What is your business core?

We model our business core after the homeschooling method we discovered a little over five years ago. Thomas Jefferson Education is an educational method based on three phases of learning. Learning these three steps have had a tremendous impact on our family, knowledge, and business. There have been many times over the …

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Why are there so many different ways to eat?

If there is one thing I have learned in my life it is one size does not fit all or most. Sometimes one size fits all, only fits one person. What works for me, Mark and our family could send another family or person in their family into anaphylactic shock. Humans …

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Five years later, does TJED work?

We always knew we wanted to create a different learning environment for our kids than we had growing up. We wanted their education to be different from a public, private or christian school. In one way or the other, Mark and I combined had experienced all three. We wanted a hands-on, …

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When they begin to fly

I am sitting in the auditorium while my girls wait for their turn to practice during the dress rehearsal for their winter dance recital. Their buns are in place, makeup carefully applied and they are sitting with their friends. I am thinking about Maddie’s first three years of dancing and …

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Powdered toothpaste? Is it weird or refreshing?

When I first heard of powdered toothpaste I have to be honest I wasn’t sure I would like it. I had tried other natural toothpastes, I had even tried making my own toothpaste. Some where ok and others were horrible. I was finally brave enough to get up the courage …

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