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Slow down

Does your family know how to slow down?


When you’re racing through life, everything is a blur. You blaze past beauty without noticing it. You miss fine details....

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Art possesses a worldview.

How to Introduce Your Children to Great Art and Music


Most of what I learned in public school K-12, I’ve forgotten. But much of what I learned while homeschooling my...

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Phonics or Sight Words

Phonics or Sight Words?


When the time came to teach my two young sons how to read, my homeschool mentor/dear friend Beth recommended I...

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3 Tips for Storytime

3 Tips for Storytime


Cuddling together on the couch… exploring new worlds through the pages of story… learning significant character lessons through noble (or...

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always protect your marriage

What does it take to protect your marriage?


Great marriages are the result of a rock-solid commitment.

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Reluctant writer working hard

How to Teach a Reluctant Writer

Writing can be hard work. Good writing often results from much rewriting, and much rewriting can make a writer weary.

As a writer, I understand the...

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The Dignity of Motherhood

Motherhood is a real job


When you ask a little girl what she wants to be when she grows up, you expect answers like an...

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Are you ready for a day of rest?

Do you need a day of rest?


You want to be a loving, joyful, peaceful momma, but you’re exhausted. The demands on your time and energy feel...

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Make Music with Our Lives

Stress-free Homeschooling?

Wouldn’t it be lovely if we could experience stress-free homeschooling?

Stress. It’s often linked to anxiety and fear. It can make your heart...

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Are you equipped to educate your children

Are you equipped to educate your children?


What keeps you up nights? Do you find yourself fighting to overcome fear? Do you ever lie awake wondering...

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Overcoming your greatest fear about homeschooling

Overcoming Your Greatest Fear About Homeschooling

Be encouraged by homeschool parents and students who have traveled the path ahead of you.

While preparing my workshops for the upcoming homeschool...

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Prone to Wander Devotion

A Homeschool Hymn Study Devotional

Saved From Myself

Prone to wander, Lord I feel it,

prone to leave the God I love….

As I read these...

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The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.

Convert Failure into Insight

“The days are long but the years are short.”

It’s a refrain I often repeat. But sometimes even the days...

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3 Tips for Time Management

3 Tips to Help You Overcome Overwhelm, Clutter, & Chaos


Do you feel overwhelmed? Is your environment making you a little crazy? Do you worry about whether you’re giving the...

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Boy Playing Guitar

EDUCATE YOUR CHILDREN ON THE POWER OF MUSIC


Music has an amazing ability to influence our moods, which, in turn, can influence our actions. That’s powerful.

We would...

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It's not about the bunny; it's about the Lamb.

THE EASTER CHRONICLE


Unbelievable as it may seem, I was 30 years old before I learned that Christians celebrate Jesus’ resurrection on Easter.

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5 mistakes parents and students make when planning for college

5 MISTAKES PARENTS & STUDENTS MAKE WHEN PLANNING FOR COLLEGE

Do you know the five mistakes parents and students make when planning for college?

The words affordable, efficient, and effective aren’t typically associated...

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How shall we escape?

THE WINDOW (Hebrews 2:3)

How Shall We Escape?

Although muted by the blind’s wooden slats, enough natural light filters in through my bedroom window to sustain my...

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Habit overcomes habit.

DON’T EAT THAT FROG — PART 3

Habits Overcome Habits

“A nail is driven out by another nail; habit is overcome by habit.” ― Erasmus

Attention Required

As...

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The Pareto Principle

DON’T EAT THAT FROG — PART 2

The Good vs. The Best

Overwhelmed with Options?

Have you ever had so many good options that you couldn’t make up your mind...

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