Freedom in Homeschooling by Jessica


Jessica is a wife and homeschooling mother of six living on a small homestead in Northwest Ohio. She documents her journey Instagram you won't be sorry. I will say she's MY favorite to follow! There are many reasons why we homeschool, but the freedom it affords us plays a huge role in our decision. As a… Continue reading Freedom in Homeschooling by Jessica

Men matter too


Sometimes, our husbands go through things they don't want to share. Maybe they are embarrassed, maybe they don't want to burden us. But our husbands go through trials/issues/hurts they need help with. We can not assume only women have trials. That since they are men, they don't need help. False. • Being that Chris and… Continue reading Men matter too

Absolutely nothing without God


I was thinking last night about my walk with Jesus. You know what? I've come a very long way from the young 16 year old girl who was to become a mother. That 16 year old wife. - I'm now 28, going on 29 this year, and I look back and think just how much… Continue reading Absolutely nothing without God

1 easy way to simplify your walk with Jesus and why it might hurt your feelings


Correction. It feels terrible sometimes. But the Bible says it's GOOD! The Bible says that those that the Lord loves, he disciplines right? Many times it hurts our feelings when we are corrected, err I should say our ego. But I really want to share, One way that hurting your feelings will simplify your walk… Continue reading 1 easy way to simplify your walk with Jesus and why it might hurt your feelings

3 Ways to help your Husband with Stress/Anger by Chris Nelson


Listen without trying to fix it.  What I mean by that is, when a man is angry or stressed or needs to talk about his day at work with his wife, do what you ladies want us to do, and JUST LISTEN, without giving your input about how to fix it, because that is not… Continue reading 3 Ways to help your Husband with Stress/Anger by Chris Nelson

Asking for forgiveness, for not forgiving.


Lately I have not been able to sleep well. My thoughts swim in a current of memories I wish I could forget. If I could just forget them, I'd be able to move on. I feel a heavy weight on me, like that of an elephant sitting on my chest. My breaths are short, my… Continue reading Asking for forgiveness, for not forgiving.

The naked Christian 


This blog is based on MY personal convictions as a Christian wife and mother, what I have learned from the convictions and the benefits from being obedient to those convictions. As embarrassed as I am to post this, I'm being 100% transparent and honest. So here it goes.    I was raised by a very modest… Continue reading The naked Christian 

I’m christian but I cuss a little 


"She's a piece of (blank)", "son of a (blank)", "what the (blank)", "omg that (blank)!", and the list goes on.  Those are some of the words used regularly and daily from me, Ana Nelson. Yes, I'm human. Yes I make mistakes.  Here's the catch. These were the words of the old Ana Nelson. The Ana… Continue reading I’m christian but I cuss a little