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The Perfectionist Child

Saturday, 09 April 2016 by

Do you have a child that melts down over your slightest correction in their schoolwork?  One of my son’s tends to be this way.  Learning comes very easily to him.  He learned to read simply by watching his older brother’s lessons and now he can rocket through books far above the level typical for his

The Comparison Trap

Friday, 08 April 2016 by

I am a mom of only three girls. My oldest successfully graduated from the public high school several years ago…..we are not country dwellers, and I don’t grind my own flour….yet I am a homeschooling mom.  HOW CAN THAT BE??  LOL! Have any of you fallen victim to the comparison trap. I knew that I

Hold On

Thursday, 07 April 2016 by

I was talking with one of the younger mommas not long ago in our church; she is raising her first little boy who is just darling. And although he is only one she is already contemplating home education for her little guy. I love being a part of conversations like this; an opportunity to share

Homeschooling & Homesteading

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 by

Okay, here is the low down. I am a homeschool mama through and through; on occasion life throws a whopping curve ball your way and you have to really lean into God. Homesteading. I never though in a thousand years that I would need to know what that word meant, let alone become a part

When I’m on top of the world, commanding the forces, I’m a real smooth operator. With the skill of a maestro I conduct a symphony of emails, text messages, school lessons, lunches, brunches and so much more! How do I do it all? I’m awesome, that’s how! Or at least that’s the message my ego

Come And Listen

Saturday, 02 April 2016 by

Few things impact a child’s life more than being introduced to the Bible early in childhood. One powerful way parents can encourage this is through an audio Bible. Listening to the Scripture throughout the day will mold not only your children’s minds into what is true, noble and pure; but their hearts as well. Audio

One of the greatest things about homeschooling for our family has been that all of our children of various ages have been able to spend time together day in and day out. It’s so much fun to have the opportunity to have all of the children together for fun days out on a field trip

Avoid the Comparison Trap

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 by

Homeschool Conference season is quickly approaching. I can get pretty flustered this time of year. Usually, I begin by doubting my approach altogether. Am I focusing too much on the school routine? Should I lean more toward Charlotte Mason? Are my expectations too high? I’m not doing enough. I need to add copywork. We should

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