Author: Danielle Papageorgiou

Danielle Papageorgiou has been homeschooling, or “lifeschooling,” for 17 years (she counts birth as day 1!) and has run the WINGS Homeschool Group for the past eight. She has a passion for helping other homeschoolers learn how to homeschool in a way that does not compete with family life, but actually enhances it…homeschooling done in a spirit of freedom, not legalism.
Lessons from Count Zinzendorf - Christian Heroes Then and Now
Lessons from Count Zinzendorf – Christian Heroes Then and Now

Homeschool conference vendor halls… They are ubiquitous with moms rolling book-laden plastic crates on wheels behind them and children mobbing the booths with hands-on activities. Oh, and let’s not forget those beautiful brown skyscraper stacks of Christian Heroes Then and Now books! What homeschooling mom hasn’t dreamed of walking out the door balancing that giant…

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Top Book Recommendations for Starting Lifeschooling
Top Book Recommendations for Starting Lifeschooling

There are several books that have made a huge impact on my philosophy of lifeschooling and I would highly recommend that all new lifeschoolers read them! If you want to reform your thinking, the most important thing you can do first is to inform your thinking! Put these in your curriculum budget, moms. It’s important…

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Teaching Thanksgiving All Year Long

It’s hard to pick a favorite time of the year. It seems there’s something beautifully wonderful about every season. But if I had to pick, I would say this time of year when we head towards Thanksgiving and Christmas is the time that fills me with the most joy. And it’s not just the crisp…

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chris davis memorial
Honoring a Fallen Hero: A Tribute to Pioneer Homeschooler Chris Davis

A great man of God has gone home to be with Jesus. Chris Davis, homeschool pioneer, author, and speaker passed into eternity on the morning of October 23rd, 2019. You might wonder at my title, Honoring a Fallen Hero. It sounds like I’m honoring a fallen soldier. Well, in a sense, I am. Before homeschooling…

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Schedules vs. Routines: A Day in Our Lifeschooling Life

Schedules vs. Routines… Do you know the difference? When I think of a schedule, I think of set times and little flexibility. A routine is more of a rhythm and there is some fluidity with it. I definitely work better with a routine and I thought you may benefit from hearing about what that looks…

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3 Homeschool Phrases That DRIVE. ME. CRAAAAZY!
3 Homeschool Phrases That DRIVE. ME. CRAAAAZY!

I realize I can be a bit overzealous when it comes to lifeschooling, but there are several phrases I see tossed around in the homeschool world that really make me nuts. Like seriously nuts!! These are the verbal viruses of the traditional school mindset that have crept into modern homeschooling and are part of what led me…

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The Beauty of NOT Getting It All Done
The Beauty of NOT Getting It All Done

I never get it all done. I never have and I never will. And guess what? Neither will you. Despite all those lies beautiful, perfect images of home interiors on Pinterest and Instagram; despite all the perfectly organized lesson plans and schedules on various homeschool blogs; and despite all the “highlight reel” status updates on…

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Teen Gift Self-knowledge
Give Your Teen the Gift of Self-Knowledge

All teens are gifted. However, the gifts need to be discovered. Give your teen the gift of self-knowledge.   Sometimes I irritate people when I say that all teens are gifted. They would prefer an idea of giftedness that makes some people privileged and the other people not:   • My teen is intellectually gifted….

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future fashion designer
Encouraging Your Future Fashion Designer

By Amanda Jensen, Weird by Choice When it comes to God’s “giftings” my children’s interests and skillsets are as different as their breakfast choices. One prefers traditional eggs and toast, one vanilla yogurt with granola, another begs for the most processed option available in the grocery aisle and another keeps it simple with a daily…

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unique gifts
Unique Gifts

A child is a gift from God; Psalm 127:3 says, ”Children are a gift from the Lord;they are a reward from him.” Children are our reward and with that reward comes a responsibility as well. I love the depiction found in Psalm 127:4, where it equates our children to be “like arrows” in the hands…

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