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Is Homeschooling an Idol?

I was listening to a podcast recently from Homeschooling in Real Life┬áthat I found very convicting. It was about a homeschool mom who had fallen into the trap of legalism and what it did to her and her family. I … Continue reading

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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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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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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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How bumpy was your homeschooling road this week?

It was the first week back to school after a long Christmas break. Christmas is over, the decorations are taken down, and the next break in sight in Easter. The temperatures for most of the country were literally colder than … Continue reading

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Are You a Woman of Valor?

I posted a little while back about how Jews view the Proverbs 31 woman. Here’s the link. I’ve been thinking more about how those verses look for us here today. I don’t personally make my own clothes, much less weave … Continue reading

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Outdoor Winter Fun

  One of the many cool things about homeschooling is that during recess, the kids get to play in their own yards with their own stuff. During the winter, my kids love to create “forts” in our backyard. They each … Continue reading

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