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My Monday Stunk Big Time! How was Yours?

Earlier today, I was a spineless clot of grievances. (I believe that was a quote from a Beth Moore Bible study… I just love it and it has stuck.) I woke up grouchy. I dunno why, but I just was. … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Staying Sane This Winter

It’s cold outside. REALLY cold. So cold that I feel like if I let my kids outside I may incur a visit from Child Protective Services. So, the kids are cooped up inside. We had a nice Christmas break, but … Continue reading

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Are We Afraid to be Real?

Listening to the Christian radio station yesterday, a woman called in to tell her story of what God had done in her life. She was a homeschooling mother of six, which immediately caught my attention. She explained that she had … Continue reading

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Living Deliberately

I’ve never been big on New Year’s resolutions. I do like setting goals and dreaming about what the coming year could look like. But even setting goals has been a bit discouraging lately, mostly because I’m horrible in the area … Continue reading

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The Day We Reproduced School at Home and the Surprising Things We Learned

Just before Christmas, my older two kids (ages 10 and 12) had particularly challenging attitudes about school. I know they were tired, excited about Christmas, etc, but the attitudes, especially from the 12 year old, were just not cool. The … Continue reading

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Has Homeschooling Been a Bumpy Spiritual Road?

I am so thankful for the freedom to homeschool my kids. I’m thrilled that I can keep them out of the public school mess and teach them at their own speed, cater to their interests and abilities, and eliminate the … Continue reading

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Dealing with Tween Emotion Rollercoasters

My 11 year old had been asking for a couple of weeks for me to set up a play date with his friend. Since we were taking the week of Thanksgiving off of school, I set it up for Monday … Continue reading

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