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Summer Camp at Home: A DIY Guide for Homeschoolers

Do you want to enrich and refresh your child this summer? Many families in my hometown turn to day camps—from Computer Programming Camp to Ninja Warrior Camp—as a way to fill their children’s summer days with fun and learning. I’ve … Continue reading

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How My Home Routine Fosters a Peaceful and Productive Homeschool

At about four o’clock I begin the daily ritual of walking through my home after teaching for the day. My mind still cluttered with math problems, I see a home equally overloaded with family clutter. Silently I resolve not to … Continue reading

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If your home won’t look like a magazine spread this holiday

I saw an email from a fancy grocery store chain this week. Packed with culinary tips for Thanksgiving, the tone of it suggested that my self-worth depends on me presenting a gorgeous and complex feast next week. I laughed because … Continue reading

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School Need Not Be a Foreign Country

Over the last year, while my cousin was visiting us from Germany, I found myself asking the "how was school" question often. Aside from two parent-teacher conferences the rest of the year, she was my only real point of contact. … Continue reading

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Grateful for His Provision

Smoke snaked through the air from behind the dishwasher. A moment before an audible "pop" had reverberated through the house. It smelled like burnt plastic and boiling gutter water. Turns out the power cable to our dishwasher had arced, taking … Continue reading

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A Sweet Home

I love homes. I love looking at the way people choose to decorate. I love the different styles and colors, patterns, pictures, art, everything. I love it all. I have a dear friend, Julie, from the south. She is one … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas Excitement

It's the week before Christmas, and if you're like me, you still have 101 one things to do this week. But if your kids are anything like mine, they're going just a little bit nuts with excitement and don't quite … Continue reading

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