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Show Me the Father: A Movie Review

If you’re familiar with the Kendrick brothers, then you may already know that one of their most recent movies – Show Me the Father – is a must-watch. From Overcomer and Facing the Giants to War Room and Courageous, these brothers know how to harness the ability to relate to people, no matter where they are in life. I’m so…

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Lifeschooling Lessons in Love Through COVID-19
Lifeschooling Lessons in Love Through COVID-19

This time in our world is certainly not an easy one. And I’ve shared in another post a bit about lifeschooling through COVID-19, But this time, I want to share a bit of my heart with you and what the Lord has been teaching me. Maybe He’s been teaching you some of the same things…

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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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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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The Middle School Monster
The Middle School Monster

There’s this thing that homeschool moms never talk about. It’s called the middle school monster, and if you aren’t prepared for it – like I wasn’t – you may beat yourself up thinking it’s your fault. I LOVE my children! Truly I do! And I’m not on board the bus full of moms who are…

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Lifeschooling Through the Challenges of Pregnancy and Postpartum
Lifeschooling Through the Challenges of Pregnancy and Postpartum

Awaiting the birth of a child is a sacred and special time. This idea can be lost or pushed to the side when you have other children to care for. It can be especially difficult to remember when you are trying to check off boxes and meet the standards set by society, school officials and…

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Giving Thanks for Conflict
Giving Thanks for Conflict?

  “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thess. 5:18   Something very interesting jumped out at me when I read this passage. Here is the verse in context:   “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing….

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Things I Learned on our Girls Weekend

As those of you who follow my podcast already know, my year started off very intentionally with a two-week fast, seeking God’s direction for our family. And direct He did! I felt a strong sense that I needed to pull back and refocus on my family, as it is so easy for me to become…

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Don’t Mess with Mama Bear

  “You don’t mess with Mama Bear.” I’m not sure if there’s an equivalent analogy or saying for “Papas,” but I’ve recently had some time to ponder those Mama Bear tendencies that many of us moms experience on occasion. I think in times past, I could see my tender emotions towards my children as somewhat…

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Article: Avoiding Burnout in Homeschooling

Burnout. It’s the dreaded word among homeschoolers and there have probably been more articles written about this seemingly inevitable experience than any other homeschooling topic. Israel Wayne’s perspective on this issue is refreshing and filled with wisdom. We are looking forward to gleaning even more wisdom from him in person at the Lifeschooling Conference! Avoiding…

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