Where to Start When Seeking God’s Direction: Part Three


When you are faced with major decisions regarding your homeschooling, your family, your own personal role and relationships, seeking God’s direction can seem very daunting. Even daily decisions can get bogged down with the opinions and advice of others, self doubt, and conflicting messages from our culture. As I shared in Part One and Part… 

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Five Places to Find Spiritual Refreshment

Managing Your Blessings

Before we had children, my husband and I loved hiking and backpacking. My favorite part is strategic stops along the way to enjoy amazing views, wildlife and wildflowers, and, of course, refueling over a campfire. Once we had children tagging along, taking breaks on hikes became even more important. Along with our own fatigue, we’re… 

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Making Resolutions? Resolve to Seek & Serve in 2014

Making Resolutions? Resolve to Seek & Serve in 2014 || ManagingYourBlessings.com

How many times have you anxiously awaited the arrival of a New Year — hoping for that all-important fresh start — only to be sorely disappointed when your resolutions go nowhere? Or even worse, how many times have you accomplished a resolution, only to find that the pure bliss you expected to experience upon its… 

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Cake Pops Featuring Our Favorite Duo, Peppermint & Chocolate

If there’s one thing my girls and I have in common when it comes to sweet treats, it’s an absolute LOVE of chocolate. Whether it’s a birthday cake, cookies, cake pop, ice cream, or candy, if it’s in our kitchen, there will be chocolate in it somewhere. The Christmas season is no different, and our… 

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A Letter to My Mom: Thank You for Homeschooling Me

If you’ve had a chance to visit my blog NextGen Homeschool, you may know that I am a homeschool graduate who is now homeschooling my three daughters. On this month of thanksgiving, I’m sharing my thank you letter to my mom, a reflection on why I’ll always be grateful for the unique experience she gave… 

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When to Consider Changing Homeschool Curriculum

I recently had a conversation with a homeschooling mom that was new to our state and starting her second year of homeschooling. She’s been using online public programs up to this point and had changed programs due to moving, but she was already really unhappy with the new program here in Colorado. As she shared… 

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