Simple Advice for a New Homeschooling Mom

Written by: | August 2, 2017

I remember my first year of homeschooling. It was the year of the OJ Simpson drama, $4.08 movie tickets, and The Lion King hitting theaters. 1994 seems like a long time ago, and I’ve graduated three homeschoolers since then. Yet, I also still have a lo-n-n-n-n-g way to go....
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A Back to School Prayer for Parents and Students

Written by: | August 26, 2016

It’s the time of year when backpacks overflow with supplies and classrooms begin to fill with students! As parents, we prepare and purchase. Some of us labor over preparation; others have barely enough time to prepare at all. We make choices and selections for school settings, classes, teachers, and...
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A Prayer for Teachers

Written by: | August 24, 2016

Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops. – Henry Brooks Adams Teaching is a beautiful, challenging, exhausting, rewarding and incredibly valuable job. Teachers sow innumerable seeds and often never see the fruits of their labor. They give their time and talent consistently and abundantly. No...
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Three Ways to End the School Year Strong

Written by: | May 17, 2016

By the time you read this post, my boys will have finished their first non-homeschool year and been on summer break for a week already. It was an incredibly successful year of transition for us – not perfect by any means, but full of great learning experiences for education...
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How to Help Our Kids Win in Public School

Written by: | August 13, 2015

Our family is absolutely, without a doubt, 100% called to public school. Unless God speaks very clearly that we are supposed to do something else, I see my children in the public education system for the long haul. And despite the “sky is falling” mentality that has covered our nation...
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