How To Move a Hoo

Let's face it, moving is difficult on many levels—physically, mentally and emotionally.  It's especially hard for the one who is moving away from everything they know and for those they leave behind. That's why you and your Hoo (whether a rising first year, a transfer student or a returning student who chose to study from... Continue Reading →

Revisit: Housing Wisdom

We now live in the house I wrote about below —"The Burleson CharlottesVilla"— where friends and family come to "cozy down." But believe me, the whole process wasn't exactly a warm and cozy, relaxing experience! God saw us through many decisions, setbacks, delays, and "issues." And now, we are incredibly grateful every day for each... Continue Reading →

Keep Calm And Carry On

I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them... I will not forsake them. (Isaiah 42:16) In just a few days, MomsHooPray kicks off our 11th year with something new; the NoVA group will meet OUTSIDE, with... Continue Reading →

Two Weeks and Counting!

Moving is hard, even if it's a much-anticipated destination. I know this first hand. Moving from Northern Virginia into our "CharlottesVilla" involved months of planning, packing, and unpacking. Not to mention meeting and making new friends and finding my way around. And adjusting to a different culture. (apologies to slower, gentler Charlottesvillians from the driver... Continue Reading →

THE RED FOLDER

Your student needs a RED FOLDER tucked into the top drawer of his desk that holds all the emergency information in the event of injury or hospitalization. His voice, as well as yours, can be heard because the RED FOLDER gives you permission with HIPAA authorization, medical power of attorney, and durable power of attorney.... Continue Reading →

Housing Wisdom

We are currently building a house. Never done it before. There are many steps in the process, and much of it is confusing. In May, we met our construction foreman who has built countless beautiful homes and has the expertise to get it done. I go by once a week and deliver brownies to the... Continue Reading →

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