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Full Circle

Today is a very emotional day for me.  This is my daughter’s first day of school.  She has had plenty of first days of school, but this one is different.  This is her first day of school in an American … Continue reading

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The Reading Corner-Am I Doing Enough?

One of the most frequent questions I get from parents concerning homeschooling  is “Am I doing enough?”  Homeschool parents live with this nagging doubt that they should do more.  We compare our homeschool to a family we heard about where … Continue reading

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Budget Your Time And Gain An Extra Fifteen Minutes-Day 3 and 4 Challenges

Today I am combining two challenges into one.  I got off track yesterday.  I have shingles, didn’t get much done in the morning, went to the Dr., went to Dollar Tree to pick up most of the stocking stuffers I … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating

My son is a picky eater.  Yes he is! He has always called what I call a “sensitive palate.”  There are some foods he would not eat, no matter what. When he was 22 months old, I followed the advice … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Mentors

Yesterday I attended the funeral of a dear lady, Cheryl Patten.  She was a pioneer in homeschooling and was indeed a friend.  When I moved to New Braunfels 14 years ago, Cheryl was one of the first people I met. … Continue reading

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Reading: How Much Is Too Much?

When I was homeschooling, one of the debates among homeschoolers was, ” Do I only use the classics in my homeschool or do I use some of the more popular series books?” My daughter was my homeschool educational guinea pig. … Continue reading

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Raising Children To Be Missions Minded Part 2

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.  And surely I am with … Continue reading

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Raising Children To Be Missions Minded Part 1

My daughter, Jana, has been on my heart.  She is a missionary to Burundi, a small  country in the heart of Africa.  She was home on furlough for the past six weeks and left Saturday. We noticed that at a … Continue reading

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A Note of Encouragement to Homeschoolers

It is hard to believe that this is the first year in 22 years that I am not directly involved in  the homeschooling movement. I homeschooled both of my children from pre-school through high school and was director of a … Continue reading

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Teaching Your Children Who They Are In Christ

First of all, please bear with me as I learn the technical side to blogging.  In case you couldn’t find the link from Joyce Meyer’s web site, click on the word “link” on the previous post and it will take … Continue reading

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