Author Archives: Becky Daye

School Rethought- Why We Continue to Homeschool Our Children

A few weeks ago, I started reading the book “Rethinking School” by Susan Wise Bauer. Around the same time, I was meeting new friends, parents of children who attend a local Christian school. In that time, there were plenty of opportunities to share why my husband and I made the decision to bring our children home and establish “Daye Academy” […]

Why Gun Control and Mental Illness are Not The Main Issues

It happened while my youngest daughter was in surgery. Another school shooting. As a result, I couldn’t cry and mourn the loss of 17 lives until today. I needed to stay strong for my baby girl. But I was able to bring her home from the hospital. I was able to laugh at her sweet and funny comments, to squeeze […]

My One Word for 2018

Picking “one word” to focus on for the year has been meaningful for me for several years now. Interestingly enough, I find that the words often choose me rather than me choosing them. This is definitely true for my word for 2018. I began 2017 with the knowledge that I might struggle quite a bit. It’s one of the reasons […]

Submit~ My One Word for 2017

Choosing a one word theme for the year, a word to focus on and learn from is not unique to me. Thousands of people have been choosing one word for years now and it is a compelling way to live, a response to New Years resolutions that never seem to stick. Personally, I have been picking one word to focus […]

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Dear Family and Friends, How does one sum up a year filled with incredible moments, deep sadness, amazing adventures, personal achievements, hard work and remarkable growth? As I was contemplating all that 2017 has held, I had the thought that if a movie were to be made of any year in my life, this one would be a contender. To […]