Rehearse the Good!

  The Biblical story of the ten lepers healed by Jesus, with only one returning to thank Him, told in Luke 17:11-19, has been imprinted on me since childhood. As a result, one of my personal prayers as an adult has constantly been, “Lord, I don’t ever want you to find me ungrateful for what
learning styles
  Recently, Heather Eberlin shared her story about adjusting her teaching method to match her son’s preference for a different learning style. Eberlin’s story of not staying married to your teaching style and curriculum is an important lesson that many homeschooling parents have to learn over time. To help our children grow to love learning,
Hey Mama
  Hey Mama, I heard you were struggling with anxiety. Worries. Just stopping by to encourage you. You are not alone. John 14:27 speaks of peace. Christ gives us peace, not the kind the world has to offer, but something far better, much stronger. Did you know His ways are higher than ours? We think

This Momentary Gain

  Snap-Chat, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter: how on earth did we survive before these marvels of technology? A recent survey showed a high percentage of millennials (roughly ages 18-30) actually believe that free WiFi should be a Constitutional right; one wonders what Alexander Hamilton, President Washington, and John Adams would think of this result of

Five Step Plan for Independent Study

independent study
  One of my goals in homeschooling is to encourage my children to become lifelong learners. I desire that my kids pursue their interests and learn continually throughout their lives. Completing an independent study is a great way for students to learn about something outside of their regular curriculum or to expand on a topic

Mediocrity and Me

serve God
  I have a confession. I am mediocre. I’m not famous or fabulous or fearless. My name will not be remembered by many or my work held up as an example of excellence to the next generation. I’m just me. Those who know me best would tell you I’m kind, creative, loving, and sometimes funny.

How You Can Start A Low-Key Co-op

homeschool co-op
  Several years ago, the homeschool mothers in my area sensed a need to spend more time together; but none of us had much time to spare. If we were going to form a group, it would have to compliment our homeschooling efforts without hindering them. It could not consume a large portion of our

Love Versus Hearts and Candy

valentine's day
  February is an odd little month. It’s obviously shorter than all the rest and has that extra “r” that nobody pronounces . . . but makes you sound as if you have a speech impediment if you do try to say it in conversation. Then there’s the overabundance of pink and red hearts, teddy

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