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What to Do When Motherhood Feels Like You've Lost Your Gifts

At the age of fourteen, I began teaching piano lessons. I started small, simply taking a handful of students off the hands of my already-booked piano teacher. As time went on, however, I found myself teaching almost every day after … Continue reading

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10 Ways Motherhood Is Profoundly Good for You

"I dreaded Kindergarten’s gloomy approach. I felt after three children I was finally getting the hang of this motherhood thing, and it only took me five years! And now, now I was expected to give up this life I had … Continue reading

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Finding Hope in the Exhausting, Proverbs 31 Superwoman

This is not the first time I find myself writing about the Proverbs 31 woman. I suppose that I'm really intrigued by her. For years, I would read Proverbs 31 and I would feel the weight of this woman of … Continue reading

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An Encouraging Word for Mother's Day

God knew what He was doing when he made you a mother. He knew that you are not perfect, but that you are exactly the right person for this irreplaceable role in your children's lives. Sonlight students Abby and Sarah … Continue reading

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When You Really Are All Alone

Her eyes are dry as she talks to me, her tears bored with their constant repetition. "I'm alone," she tells me. "I have no friends. My family is far away." She's also recently started school, the responsibility an unfamiliar weight. … Continue reading

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Feel Like You Shouldn't Homeschool? Read This

Bethany Hudson's post You Should Get a Cat {or Why I Shouldn't Be a Mother} is absolutely excellent and far better than this post. Go read hers and I think you'll know where I'm going with this one.     An Autoblot™ … Continue reading

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Remembering...

My mother tells me that when she was a little girl on "Decoration Day" it was the tradition for families in their community to go to the local cemetery to freshen up the graves of their loved ones. I have … Continue reading

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