Karen’s Blog

  • Learning the Art of Mother Culture
    Posted by Karen Andreola on December 5, 2018 at 9:52 pm

    Learning the Art of Mother Culture- a message from my daughter SophiaSophia, Andrew, and baby William, 2007Greetings to Mom's blog friends.I am Karen Andreola’s firstborn child. On the pages of my mother’s new book, Mother Culture – For a Happy Homeschool,* sometimes she refers to me as Baby One, Big Sister, or Sophia.Despite our family’s many household moves and frequent challenges, the memories of my childhood are happy Read more →

  • Rising up from a Domestic Slump
    Posted by Karen Andreola on November 13, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    Rising up from a Domestic SlumpEarlier this month I fell into a domestic slump. With my book out of my hands and scheduled for press, my eyes were opened to household details I had put off. Oh my. Where do I start? Nigel, 2000, Maine. He hand-fed is chicken earthworms until it became plush. My first step was to hop onto The Legacy of Home. I hadn’t been in a while. Here, Mrs. White aligns Christian holiness with homemaking. Her Read more →

  • A Weighty Tip
    Posted by Karen Andreola on October 12, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    A Weighty TipToday I’m sharing a tip. It’s more than helpful in bringing up children. It’s vital. You're probably already making good use of it in your house, in which case, my message will be affirmation for you.Sophia's photo taken at Colonial Williamsburg. She knows I like yellow.As a young mother I remember pondering the idea of a peaceful home atmosphere of authority. Whatever this was, I wanted it.I asked myself, Read more →