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Fear & Decisions

Fear & Decisions

We should not make education decisions, or any other life-altering decisions, based on the fear of man. Choosing to educate at home should not be done in fear of a liberal agenda or in fear of evolution or in fear of the godlessness of the classroom. These fears are grounded...

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Solid Decisions

Solid Decisions

Always remember, though, that your greatest confidence comes through the hope of Christ. If your decision is grounded in the clarity brought by his Spirit and is founded in the boundaries he has led you to set for your family, then rely on him also for the confidence to hold...

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Dads Included

Dads Included

While homeschooling certainly isn’t a gender specific occupation, in many of the families that we know, the mom has the lion’s share of the responsibility for homeschooling. My husband’s occupation makes this necessary in our home, but it also has the unintended consequence of his being left out of a...

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Me Time

Me Time

In order to be effective in our teaching and parenting, moms need to occasionally take some time out to unwind and focus on taking care of themselves. Here are some ideas to make the most of those precious moments....

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Scripture Memory Tips

Scripture Memory Tips

No matter what stage of learning your children are working through, if you help your them develop a Scripture memory habit now, it will stick with them for the rest of their lives! God will use passages they commit to memory as children to teach and comfort them years later....

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What About Wizards

What About Wizards?

What is the distinction between The Lord of the Rings (or Narnia), and Harry Potter? The Harry Potter series does have redeeming qualities. Harry is, in many ways, an admirable figure. He’s a nice kid. He values friendship and loyalty. And he struggles to defeat/thwart enemies who are clearly evil....

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Making Time

Making Time

Feeling as if we have precious little time, we start the day clinging to every moment. What if we were to instead entrust our time to Christ, offering him the first moments of our day and trusting him with the remainder?...

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Well Planned Gal