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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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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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A Deep Breath in the Middle of December

What do you need right now? It's mid-December and pressures can run high. Do you feel it? But it's also the middle of Advent – that season when we wait in hopeful expectation for Christ. In order for us to … Continue reading

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Blog Party Winner!

The winner of the prize drawing for October's blog party is... Renai who blogs at Creative Play Bilingual Homeschool!!! Congratulations, Renai! I hope you and your family enjoy your prize package. The next installment of our year-long Blog Party will be … 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 … Continue reading

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Let's talk 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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Countdown to Christmas: 14 Days

With only two weeks to go until Christmas, my children are getting more and more excited every day. I must admit, I'm eager, too! Despite the busyness of the season we take time every week to observe advent. Recently we … Continue reading

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