Finding Peace in the Holiday Chaos

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Simplicity… In this season of life I am longing for simplicity, especially during the holidays. Enjoying a peaceful, worshipful season is the first item on my Christmas list this year. That may seem like a tall order, and it probably is, but I am bound and determined to make it happen. You can read all about it here.

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Overwhelmed!!!

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A day in the life of a mom–it can be overwhelming… You wake up before the sun rises just to get some extra quiet time with The Lord, and unfortunately your toddler woke up earlier than expected. She woke up her siblings in the process. They are all hungry, tired, and whiny. Your head is beginning to throb because the […]

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I Want to Homeschool…but I Just Can’t!

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I’ve heard it a million times:  “I don’t know how you do it.  I don’t have enough patience.  I could never homeschool my children!”.  This is what I said back in 2002 when God began to whisper this “crazy” idea of homeschooling into my ears.  I had a kindergartner in public school, a 3 year old, and I was pregnant […]

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Activities to Keep Children Busy During School Break

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I don’t know about your children, but mine tend to get bored easily during Christmas and spring breaks as well as summer break. Boredom leads to lots of whining and loads of trouble. It’s times like those that make this homeschooling mommy want to schedule school all year round. The problem with that is I NEED A BREAK! Skipping break […]

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Making the Choice to Homeschool & Free Gift

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Summer break has just begun for most families, but it will be over in the blink of an eye. Then you’ll need to decide whether or not your children will return to school in a few months or if your family will choose a new path. In 2003, we chose the much criticized path of homeschooling. It is a narrow […]

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