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Saying No Creates Boundaries of Freedom for Your Homeschool

Your kids are using curriculum that couldn’t be a better fit for them. You love the church you attend and are heavily involved in serving and participating in activities there. The weekly meeting with a friend is a great source … Continue reading

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Give Kids Tools, Not Toys

My dad had a lot of great advice and wisdom. One of the many things I learned from him was the art of giving gifts to children. I remember it clearly. At that time I had three little boys, and … Continue reading

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Give Them Godly Heroes

Amy Carmichael folded her chubby three-year-old hands and pleaded with God for blue eyes. When she woke the next morning and checked the mirror to find them still brown, she ran to her mother in distress to ask why God … Continue reading

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Your Presence: A Gift to Your Children that Lasts a Lifetime

I think a lot about what I want to do for my kids to help them succeed in life. Just recently I was combatting the “I’m not doing enough” feeling and a simple Pinterest browse sent me reeling. As I … Continue reading

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Looking Back to Look Ahead (aka Thankful Thursday)

August was always my favorite time of year when we were homeschooling. My husband and I held our annual teacher in-service conference at the end of every summer. We would take a long walk through a local park, meet at … Continue reading

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How I Juggled Homeschooling and Homemaking

Perhaps you know the feeling. It's 5:30 pm, the house is a mess, and you haven't even thought about dinner. Sometimes the logistics of life just get away from us as stay-at-home moms. There is so much to do! So … Continue reading

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Finding Christmas Cheer

Moms aren't supposed to be Scrooges. Are they? Yet, if you ask my family, I'm not exactly Suzy Snowflake when it comes to the Christmas season. Some of my friends love the holiday season so much that they decorate their … Continue reading

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