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What Homeschoolers Can Learn From Michael Moore & Finland

I just finished watching a brief documentary filmmaker Michael Moore did comparing our American public school system with Finland’s system. Before watching this video, I was not at all familiar with Finland’s educational system. As I watched the video I kept hearing myself say, “That’s right! Yes! That makes sense!” Before coming home to teach… Continue reading What Homeschoolers Can Learn From Michael Moore & Finland

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He’s Building a Cathedral — A Homeschool Mom

So thankful for this article today as I can relate to everything shared. I am trying to be more intentional about focusing on the bigger picture – with my children and myself – rather than the smaller one. Prayer for me has been key to helping adjust my sights and perspectives. When I take the… Continue reading He’s Building a Cathedral — A Homeschool Mom

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5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017

My morning ritual often starts with a struggle—a battle between Mind and Body. Each one very clear about what they think is best and each one extremely persuasive. Body reminds me how  tired I am and how very good it simply feels to just be…lay in bed and simply be… Mind jumps in and reminds… Continue reading 5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017

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Max Lucado’s Fearless Parenting: This Week’s Inspirational Hour

I am a huge fan of Max Lucado. I first met him through his famous Wemmicks. My niece, Jordan, loved those Wemmicks and so I spent several hours reading her You Are Special over and over (along with her other favorite, Strega Nona). When my children came along, those Wemmicks got passed along and I find… Continue reading Max Lucado’s Fearless Parenting: This Week’s Inspirational Hour