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Twice in a Blue Moon

Our 6-year-old is fascinated by calendars. When we discovered his interest last year, we put him in charge of marking each day off the calendar, and he’s taken that responsibility very seriously. 564 more words

Everyday Homeschooling

4 Keys to Be Financially Organized

Just when you think you’ve got your finances under control…Companies merge, forms change, apps update, processes become obsolete. If you don’t keep current, you’ll find yourself a financial dinosaur. 465 more words

Teachable Moments


“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy” … 797 more words


"You're wearing shoes!"

I work with teenagers as a special type of counselor (TDT, to be exact). It’s a bit difficult to explain, but the long and short of it is: I’m not a guidance counselor, but I work in a high school. 987 more words


2 Words of Advice for My Younger Self

If I could give my younger homeschooling self some advice, it would be this:

Pace yourself.

I’ve been officially homeschooling for 11 years, and this year we’re teaching elementary, middle, … 551 more words

Everyday Homeschooling

How to Rock Your New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions can seem impossible to achieve after a couple of weeks, especially if you bite off too much. But goals don’t have to be difficult or monumental to be effective. 1,062 more words

Teachable Moments

Lead Me On Level Ground

 Photo Credit: Felicia Sundgren

“Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!” (Psalm 143:10) This petition to God is very heartfelt. 390 more words