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A Deep Breath for Advent

What do you need right now? It's holiday season 2020. Pressures can run high any Christmas. But this year feels even heavier. Do you feel it? But it's also the period of Advent—that season when we wait in hopeful expectation … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for the Holidays, Homeschool Style

What if you could be more intentional about how you and your family spend the holiday season? As you prepare for Thanksgiving, Advent and Christmas, I'd like to encourage you to take advantage of one of the biggest benefits of … Continue reading

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An Advent Devotional from Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Do you celebrate the season of Advent? Candles, wreaths, and carol services are abundant this time of year, and brightly colored calendars tempt us with a square of chocolate behind each numbered door. We see Advent celebrations—or at least countdown … Continue reading

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5 Simple Ways to Celebrate Advent as a Family

Advent is the beginning of the Church Year. Following the liturgical calendar, this sacred year includes the seasons of Advent Christmas Epiphany Lent Holy Week Easter Pentecost Ordinary Time other holy days Advent lasts for roughly four weeks beginning the … Continue reading

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Let's Talk About Christmas School

It's that time of year again ... when the world around us conspires to draw your children's attention from daily tasks and school to dreaming and wishing for the biggest and the best and the latest ____________ (insert name of … Continue reading

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Favorite Christmas Literature Recommendations

The Christmas season is the perfect time to curl up on the couch with some cocoa and a great book. When the weather outside is frightful, you can make your living room seem bigger by exploring new places and meeting … Continue reading

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Let It Snow! – Paper Snowflake Instructions

I have very fond memories of the weekend following Thanksgiving, cutting paper snowflakes around our dining room table with these paper snowflake instructions. This was just one of many traditions that wound their way through our holidays every year. Continue reading

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