About

Courtney Messick

About Grace, Grow & Edify

We help new and not-so-new home school parents get home schooling right by teaching them the steps to creating highly engaged children through time management, organizational strategies, and education tailored to each child’s learning style so that the entire family can embrace the homeschool experience with ease.

Do you glimpse the organized lives of other homeschoolers and wonder how they manage

to maintain a clean house,
tailor lesson plans to each child’s individual learning styles,
volunteer in the community,
offer great hands-on learning experiences,
serve healthy meals

— and do it all with deep-seated, overwhelming joy?

 

About Grace, Grow & Edify

I’m Courtney Messick, homeschool mom to three, and I’ve been homeschooling for a decade now. When I first began homeschooling, we had a lot of tear-filled days. I didn’t understand the profound effect individual learning styles can have on family dynamics. I didn’t have a good grasp on all the logistical details we needed to succeed. Although I understood organization, I didn’t know how to effectively integrate time management, curricula decisions, the needs of my very interactive children, and all the responsibilities which go along with homeschooling and managing a home. I wanted to creating a peaceful homeschool routine which worked for every single person in my family, but I spent a lot of time reinventing the wheel.

Maybe you’re in that spot right now: struggling to reinvent the homeschool wheel, because the one you have right now just isn’t working.

Maybe you’re a brand-new homeschool mom, paralyzed by the seemingly overwhelming tasks before you.

Maybe you’ve been homeschooling for a while, but despite your best intentions, you still can’t seem to find your groove.

Maybe you’re facing a major life change, and you just don’t know where to start.

Maybe your children crave structure and routine, but organization and scheduling doesn’t come easily for you.

Maybe you feel like the well-run homeschool is elusive, just out of reach, and you’re ready to give up.

But I’m here to tell you it is possible.

You can have a joy-filled, peace-filled, organized-yet-flexible homeschool.

And best of all, you don’t have to struggle alone.

During my years organizing my own home, leading GROW (the local non-profit homeschool organization I founded), and hosting over one hundred homeschool events in my small community in Texas, I’ve learned how to maximize my time with the least amount of pain. I’ve learned to identify– and implement! — the key building pieces every homeschool family needs to create a solid foundation and a stable rhythm. And I want to share those organizational strategies with you, so you don’t have to keep struggling alone like I did at first.

I’ve been meeting with local homeschool families since 2013 — both in one-on-one consulting sessions and as a speaker — sharing what I’ve learned about utilizing schedules, routines, rhythms to create a peaceful, joy-filled homeschool environment. And now, I’m extending those same encouragements to you, no matter where you are geographically, and no matter where you are in your homeschool journey,

Are you ready to tune out the noise and distraction?

Are you ready to stop worrying about other homeschool families are doing?

Are you ready to transform your homeschool from chaotic to peaceful, and your time management from stressed to joyful?

Are you ready to leave overwhelm and discord behind?

Are you ready to lead a more organized, more peaceful homeschool life?

Pull up a chair, pour yourself a cup of coffee, and let’s tackle these obstacles together.

Here’s how I can help.

The Home Education Road Map

I’ve created a course explaining simple solutions to improve your home education experience. Learn more about enrolling in the Home Education Road Map online course.

Homeschool Teacher In Service Training Session

Have specific questions or a unique situation? I’d love to chat with you personally, through my customized coaching and strategy sessions. Learn how to schedule a Homeschool Teacher Inservice Training Session today.

Homeschool Organization Strategies and Time Management Tips

Through my blog, Grace, Grow, and Edify, I share homeschool organization strategies and time management tips — and they’re always free of charge.

It’s time to leave overwhelm behind!

If You Can Identify with ANY of These, You Are In The Right Place!

I want to homeschool but have no idea where to start.
My homeschool is currently struggling.
I am lacking structure and organization in my homeschool.
I want to homeschool but I don’t think I am qualified to be a “teacher”.
I want to transition my child home from public school and strengthen our family bond.
I want to homeschool but I am not sure what homeschooling philosophy is right for my family.
My child has a disability and is not getting quality care in public school.
My child is falling through the cracks of the educational system.
My child is having difficulties in public school, but I am not sure if I can homeschool.
I want to homeschool, but not sure if it’s right for me.
I want to homeschool my children, but as a busy mom I don’t have hours to read books and research all the information out there.
I want to homeschool but I am overwhelmed with all of the choices.

 

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