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The PERFECT Time to Grow Gardens and Kids
The PERFECT Time to Grow Gardens and Kids

So SPRING is right around the corner and I am SO excited! I absolutely adore spring. I’m turning somersaults just thinking about it. Ok just in my mind, I can’t imagine the bones that would break if I attempted a somersault. Anyway, I LOVE to plant and its the PERFECT time to grow gardens and…

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What Self-Care Looks Like During the Post-Homeschool Years
Self-Care During the Post-Homeschool Years

Each year, the month of February paints our landscape red and creates lots of Hallmark-induced opportunities to express the love we feel for friends and family alike. Lots of articles – online and in print – will give us cute little tips and ideas for showing our love to our spouses, kiddos, and “besties.” There’s…

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First Lady: a Fun Romance Movie for the Whole Family!
First Lady: a Fun Romance Movie for the Whole Family!

Being “first lady” is much more than simply being the wife of the president. This position is a job in and of itself! So, what happens when there is a “job opening” for this position and one particular lady seems exceptionally qualified? And what happens when she is not actually married to the president? My…

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Set Free from the Enemy! Elleina's Story
Set Free from the Enemy! Elleina’s Story

For a number of months now, my followers have heard me hint in e-mails and on Facebook about the incredible things the Lord has done in the life of my sweet daughter, Elleina. I simply didn’t have time for the full story and I was waiting a bit longer to see how things continued to…

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Lifeschooling Your Way Into a Healthy Life
Lifeschooling Your Way Into a Healthy Life

Living a healthy life isn’t really that complicated. It’s just hard!  That’s crazy, you say and it doesn’t make any sense.  But it’s true.  I mean really, all you have to do is eat right, exercise and keep stress in check right?  Yep, that’s right but unfortunately, it’s in the everyday details that we get…

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5 Practical Ways to Tell Your Teen "I love you!"
5 Practical Ways to Tell Your Teens “I love you!”

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. But if you think that holiday is only for romance…well, you’d be wrong! Name me ONE person who doesn’t need love. I mean, how many lonely people do you know out there who are just waiting for that “special someone”? Even during their most difficult times, our teens…

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Lifeschooling FAQs
Lifeschooling FAQs

Here are some of the questions parents have asked about lifeschooling: How many subjects do I actually need (I know what my state requires, I want to know more practically what is necessary)? What is the minimum I can teach and still feel confident I am teaching well? How do you discern what is learning…

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Do it Homemade and Make it a Crafty Christmas
Do it Homemade and Make it a Crafty Christmas

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, please put a penny in my Christmas savings hat..haha, yes I know that’s not how the song goes. But this time of year we start getting a little crazy when it comes to buying presents. I don’t know about you but it seems like all the bills…

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History of Christmas Traditions and the 12 Days of Christmas
History of Christmas Traditions and the 12 Days of Christmas

Merry Christmas to All! It’s that time of year again. My favorite season of all, in spite of the freezing cold and vortex level winter storms that sweep through the Midwest. It’s the time of year for cozy blankets, hot cocoa, and crackling fires. Time for gift giving, comfort foods, and family get-togethers. It’s also…

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4 Ways Homeschoolers Can Benefit From a Word of the Year
4 Ways Homeschoolers Can Benefit From a Word of the Year

Yes, it’s that time of year again when people get to thinkin’ about their goals and plans and dreams for next year. aka: New Year’s Resolutions – do you still make them? I’ve certainly come full circle. And if you’re still struggling with that idea…you may find a Word of the Year just-the-ticket! For more…

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