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

Why you need to teach

YOU WILL BE FACED WITH A CRITICAL CHOICE

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’ll encounter difficulty and discouragement. When you do, you’ll be faced with a critical choice: run … or overcome.

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Overcoming Your Greatest Fear About Homeschooling—Part 1

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

While preparing 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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“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