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Overcoming Your Greatest Fear About Homeschooling—Part 1

Overcoming Your Fear of Homeschooling

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

While preparing my workshops for the upcoming homeschool conventions, it occurred to me to ask home educating parents, “What is your greatest fear about homeschooling.” Their answers inspired this series.

Moments after I posted this question within a social media community, I received an outpouring of heartfelt responses. These recurring concerns surfaced as homeschool moms shared the fears that plagued them: Continue reading Overcoming Your Greatest Fear About Homeschooling—Part 1

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THE WINDOW (Hebrews 2:3)

Hebrews 2:3

How Shall We Escape (Hebrews 2:3)

Although muted by the blind’s wooden slats, enough natural light filters in through my bedroom window to sustain my vision as I read and reflect upon Hebrews 2:3.

“[H]ow shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation?”


What does that really mean?

What’s so great about salvation?

Continue reading THE WINDOW (Hebrews 2:3)

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Don’t Run from the Mirror — Why You Need to Teach!


Is everything is going well in your homeschool now? Just wait. If your experience is anything like many of us, the day will come when you encounter difficulty and discouragement in your homeschool. When you do, you’ll be faced with a critical choice: run … or overcome.

Continue reading Don’t Run from the Mirror — Why You Need to Teach!

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“Heaven” by Renee (Smock) Higgins

Heaven Creative Freewriting

One student’s creative writing exercise from Creative Freewriting Adventure

The trip to Heaven was just as fast as I had imagined it would be. In the blink of an eye, my spirit was whisked before a mighty gate. I instantly felt warm and light. I immediately wanted to sing. I spontaneously wanted to dance. I surprisingly wanted to… laugh?

Before me stood the most amusing scene… a scene that had been so familiar to me on earth as a child, but now seemed comical here… comical, but infinitely beautiful. Continue reading “Heaven” by Renee (Smock) Higgins