Category: Katie, the Cleaning Lady

  • Be Like Christ, be a Copycat                                                        (Fake it Til you Make It)

    Be Like Christ, be a Copycat (Fake it Til you Make It)

    Read Ephesians 5 When I was a child I couldn’t read.  I struggled in learning to read due to being a very hyper and busy child, and severely dyslexic.  My mom and sisters love to read and were always reading book after book.  Daily my mom and older sister would read their Bible and study…

  • Katie, The Cleaning Lady

    Katie, The Cleaning Lady

    When I was younger, one of my nicknames was Katie, the cleaning lady.  I recently had a dream that I was in charge of cleaning everything.  I mean everything.  Also, in the dream I was envious of the people singing in the choir, and considered joining the choir rather than doing my job as the…

  • How I Overcame Fear and Worry

    How I Overcame Fear and Worry

    When I was younger, especially when I was a young mom, I worried a lot.  I worried if I was a good wife, I worried if I was a good daughter, I worried if I was a good sister, I worried if I was a good Christian, I worried if I was “good enough.”  I…

  • Little Things Matter, Simple Steps make a Difference

    Little Things Matter, Simple Steps make a Difference

    When you have fifteen children and homeschool people ask you a lot of questions. I don’t mind the curious questions, because let’s be honest I am nosey myself.  I like to know things, especially, things about people and how they think, and what they do, and why they do it. One question I get asked…

  • Healing from Trauma, PTSD (It’s ok to not be OK)

    Healing from Trauma, PTSD (It’s ok to not be OK)

      (This Post was originally called, “I took the TV out of my bedroom.”  But people were having a hard time finding it with others recommended it, so I renamed it.) I took the TV out of my bedroom today. That may not sound like a big deal to you, but if you know why…

  • Finding my Identity   (PTSD, panic attacks, etc. part 2)

    Finding my Identity (PTSD, panic attacks, etc. part 2)

    In my last post, https://hirnhomeschoolers.com/ptsd-panic-attacks-and-daily-overcoming/, I began sharing how I have learned some things over the years to over come my real life afflictions. In 2018, I suffered a severe trauma, and it rocked my world.  But it never shook my faith.  I never doubted who I am, or whom I believe in. Why? Because…