When We Are Suffering

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As I write this, it is the eleventh anniversary of the death of my father. I grieve for what was lost, and what will never be. I am coming down with a virus, and my throat is sore and scratchy. Earlier today, I slipped and fell in my hallway from my son’s dripping bathwater trail,… 

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Introducing North Star Geography Curriculum For High School Students

Managing Your Blessings

For those of you who are currently homeschooling high school students or will be next year, I have some exciting news for you! Bright Ideas Press, one of our favorite homeschool curriculum publishers, is coming out with a brand new curriculum for high school students – North Star Geography.  As a military homeschooling family, geography… 

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How to Be Content with What We Have

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One glance at her Facebook newsfeed is enough to make the most determined woman feel discontent. An old friend shares her vacation photos, a colleague gushes about the diamonds her husband bought her, a relative shows off her renovated kitchen, an acquaintance shares news of her promotion at work, another friend shares her fabulously done… 

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

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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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Getting Away From The Schoolroom

Getting Away From the Schoolroom

When I began homeschooling, I purchased school desks for each of my children, got new workbooks, researched all the latest curricula, and spoke with other homeschooling moms. I planned what each of my students would work on each year, made lesson plans, created weekly assignment sheets, and calculated when they would graduate high school. What… 

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