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How to Raise Children When They (and You) Keep on Changing

I’d like to put words to a difficult reality that all mothers face: your life changes very quickly in this season of raising and educating children. May I encourage you in the face of this? One habit that can help … Continue reading

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A Heart for the World: A Gift that Lasts a Lifetime

I grew up in a community so tiny we didn’t even have a post office. We had to drive an hour to the nearest mall. And yet, the world came to my kitchen table while my family homeschooled together. What … Continue reading

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The Gift of Play

It's just another day of school. You know, math, reading, slaying dragons, building forts and climbing trees. Sound like your typical classroom? Today I want to give us all permission to let loose a little and PLAY. (I thought about … Continue reading

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Where do the world's needs intersect with your skills and passion?

Twenty-five years ago, it all came together. I learned about a serious need in the world. I saw that I had the skills to help meet that need. And, I noticed God building a passion in me about all of … 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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You Can Give Your Kids What They Really Want

If you watch a Christmas movie this month, you'll probably see a variation of the same theme. Somewhere near the end, the main character will have a heartwarming revelation that the Christmas season – and life – are about relationships. … Continue reading

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Yes, Homeschooling Was Worth It: Stories From Moms

When you think of what you're grateful for this year, I trust that having the freedom to homeschool makes the list. I know it can be hard when you're in the trenches of day-to-day parenting and teaching. But know that … Continue reading

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