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See From Your Child's Perspective to Flip Frustrations

One of my goals as a homeschool mom was to raise adults who were not narcissists. I wanted my children to see life from another person’s perspective, to be able to walk a mile in another’s shoes. That’s a big … Continue reading

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4 Crazy Things People Say When They Find Out We Homeschool

This situation, in one form or another, happens to all of us homeschoolers. We are out in public during the week  at a time when other kids are in school. We are spotted by a stranger—a stranger who loves to ask questions. So, … Continue reading

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Eight Ways to Show Your Family Love Throughout Your Homeschool Day

Are you a person who gets overwhelmed on Pinterest? Do the crafts, decorating tips, elaborate desserts, and backyard landscaping make you feel somehow inferior as a parent? Fortunately you don't have to have a Pinterest perfect life in order to show your … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Homeschool During Each Stage of Childhood

Regardless of your children's ages, you probably have overarching reasons to homeschool: teaching your faith to your kids, freedom to travel, meeting special learning needs, etc. But today I'd love to offer some specific reasons to homeschool at the various … Continue reading

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Freedom to Dream of an Intentional Family Culture

What do you want your family culture to look like? If you took out a giant sheet of paper to brainstorm how you want your family to engage with each other and the world, what would you write? What would … Continue reading

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A Deep Breath in the Middle of December

What do you need right now? It's mid-December and pressures can run high. Do you feel it? But it's also the middle of Advent – that season when we wait in hopeful expectation for Christ. In order for us to … Continue reading

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You Can Give Your Kids What They Really Want

If you watch a Christmas movie this month, you'll probably see a variation of the same theme. Somewhere near the end, the main character will have a heartwarming revelation that the Christmas season – and life – are about relationships. … Continue reading

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