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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

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Begin With the End in Mind, And the End is…?

Children learn best when parents are greatly involved. Saturday morning came quicker that I wanted it to. Even though I woke up early, I still found myself rushing out of the house to the prayer breakfast. I am not exactly sure why I signed up to attend the breakfast this year, but I am so… Continue reading Begin With the End in Mind, And the End is…?

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Morning Thoughts: 6 a.m. Wake Up

I am not an early riser. The fact that I am typing this post at 6:30am is proof that God is real and he answers prayers. Our first week of school ended Yesterday. After many months of planning, purchasing, and shopping school finally started. The prospect of teaching three children this year seemed daunting–more honestly,… Continue reading Morning Thoughts: 6 a.m. Wake Up