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Meltdowns

Our children are facing cultural problems we can barely wrap our heads around, yet it’s our duty to prevent them, the best we can, from becoming the problem while helping them understand how to deal with the problems....

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The Simplicity of Marriage

Oftentimes, it would be easier in the moment to focus only on how we can cope with the situation individually rather than taking the time to work through coping as a team. We miss a valuable opportunity to grow together when we take that easier path in the tough times....

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The Transition

At a certain point, we begin to crave what mom and dad can’t offer on their own. We appreciate what our parents have done for us, but we want to test ourselves in the so-called “real world.” We want outside teachers and mentors to challenge us. We want to see...

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Homeschool Adults

I believe firmly in the role and responsibility of homeschooling the core subjects and giving our children a strong academic footing. But when it comes to success as an adult, it’s the time in between the book work that seems to shape them the most....

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Checklist for Adulting

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]My daughter’s best friend had her homeschool graduation last May. I had to laugh a bit as I read her Twitter feed in the weeks leading up to the happy event. Her account was peppered with tweets marked #adulting. I chuckled as I read her remarks upon opening her first...

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Start Today

This is where it’s tempting to just chuck the planner and call whatever happens to get done good enough. Truthfully, most of us do better with at least some kind of structure to work within. How do you achieve that though when you are so far off track?...

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