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Thoughts From an Incredibly Ordinary Birthday…

(First, an update on my #write31dayschallenge!) Every October I try to undertake the #write31days challenge, and every year I fail to post something every day! Ha! I still love the challenge and have benefited from it tremendously this year. I’ve even had a few epiphanies of sort from the challenge this go round… I really, really love to… Continue reading Thoughts From an Incredibly Ordinary Birthday…

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Look to the Eternal

The phonics lessons. The math sheets. The handwriting practice. The teaching. The training. The correcting. The conversations. The discipline. The shepherding. Every single bit of the effort is worth every single bit of the effort when we look at it with eyes set on eternity. Week 3 of my Unlikely Homeschooling Series is coming up… Continue reading Look to the Eternal

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To the Mom with Little Ones Who Thinks She Can’t Homeschool Them All…

My first real, grown up, post-college, post-marriage job was working as an assistant manager at Walgreens. Retail management was another unexpected chapter in the little story of my life, but it was what the Lord had for me for a season. On one of my first days on the job I was amazed at how the… Continue reading To the Mom with Little Ones Who Thinks She Can’t Homeschool Them All…

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But I know me…I can’t homeschool {part 1}

This post is part of my #write31days series about being an unlikely homeschooler. Be sure to follow along with the entire series by checking out the main page here.   “I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.” -Augusten Burroughs This quote is me, to a T. I was in college,… Continue reading But I know me…I can’t homeschool {part 1}