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Into Eternity: Homeschooling through High School

Almost every year since we became members of our local homeschool support group over a decade ago, my family has attended a high school graduation ceremony. It is always a blessing to watch parents—and sometimes entire families—ascend the stage, and to watch fathers...
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What Shakespeare Knew about Perpetual Motion and the Busy Monster

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I recently asked my mom, a longtime Challenge tutor, what she planned to do with her summer, teasing that she would be at a loss for what to do once her students were gone. She replied that she thought summer leisure time was a myth, adding, “The time always gets eaten...
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Joy at Every Phase

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Early on in my parenting experience, I determined to enjoy every stage of the process. That was after I discovered the joys of unraveling the mysteries of lactation with a newborn and operating on four hours of sleep. People often told us, “Enjoy your children while...
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My Giving Thanks Top Ten

Those of you who participate in Social Media will have seen “days of joy” and “gratitude journal” posts recently. I have enjoyed these posts as I count blessings with my friends who live as far away as Japan. As I was reading aloud to my children and contemplating the...
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Teach Us to Pray

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By no stretch of the imagination am I a theologian. With that warning out of the way, I would like to write about teaching children how to pray. I must also note, at this point, that I do not have children. That does not mean, however, that I am not preparing to be a...
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