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Avoiding the Micro-Managing Paradigm as Parents

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“Homeschooling parents are some of the bravest people I know.”  I heard that statement recently and couldn’t help but agree. The constant battle of engaging minds while also engaging hearts is demanding, and certainly requires courage and commitment. A necessary...
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Redemption and the Empress Cixi

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Even she wasn’t quite sure why she hated it. Yet our generally peaceful relationship always soured when it came time to clip my daughter’s fingernails. From the time she was tiny, it had been a source of conflict and frustration for both of us. Her little fingers would...
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The Bondage of Fear

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Driving along the moon-shadowed roads out to the grassy football field north of town, I thought about how so many moms I know are consumed by worry. I see it on Facebook, I hear it at church and at community day. I’m not sure why the question got stuck in my mind, but...
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Letting Our Children Wrestle with Doubt

by Matt
Wednesday, 15 January, 2014
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
“Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear” (1 Peter 3:15, KJV). How do we, as homeschooling parents, prepare our children to be ready? For some, they are inclined to give their children...
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When the Going Gets Tough

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by Lisa
Friday, 25 October, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going!” This quote by Joseph Kennedy, father of President John F. Kennedy, urges the soul under attack to hunker down and work harder, putting forth extra effort to battle adversity. The pithy sentiment, designed to inspire a...
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