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  • Enter for a FREE Book Giveaway!

    Check out the book cover and trailer reveal for Tialla Rising’s upcoming release, Where Shadows Lie, and continue below to enter the giveaway!    Release date: June 2015Synopsis via Goodreads: His dark past haunts him. His new life taunts him.   After twenty years in the gangs and a hefty prison sentence, an early release […]

  • Encouragement
  • Rejoice Evermore…

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    I am one of those people that really tries (emphasis on try) to make things practical. This carries over into my spiritual life as well. I believe that all things in life work together for God’s glory. Though I may not understand it, He has the beginning and the end worked out. So, as I read […]

  • Curriculum
  • Does your Education FIT?

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    For most of us, there was something about typical education that just didn’t fit. For whatever reason, we felt that we needed something different for our children’s education. Education is all about a good fit. Like a pair of shoes that may be too tight – you want to get out of those as quickly […]

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  • Using the Video Project in Homeschooling

    Video projects can be a huge way to cultivate an interest in the arts for your child. There are lots of reasons to try video projects in the homeschool. 1) This is a creative endeavor and your child will have to reach deep for ideas 2) Students spend so much time on electronic media each […]

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  • Homeschool Housewives With Attitude?

    It’s typically that time of year when many homeschoolers start rethinking and reviewing their homeschool experiences and begin planning the new homeschool year. I typically try to turn a critical eye on all that transpired in the last year. Sometimes it’s pretty and sometimes it isn’t. It seems like there is always something that needs […]

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  • Common Core – The Truth from a Homeschool Perspective

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    I recently read the article The Truth about Common Core in the Guardian. I loved the fact that they presented several different views of the common core. However, since I homeschool the one on homeschooling really seemed to stand out to me. What is your opinion about the Common Core? The view from home-school By […]

  • Curriculum
  • The ADD/ADHD Epidemic

    One of my friends posted this graphic on facebook this morning. While I know we see these things all the time, something about it really triggered my thinking. Could it be true? and if it was that would mean – yet again – that money speaks louder than anything else. Sad… very sad… As my […]

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  • Making the Most of a Busy Time

    I must apologize… it has been quite awhile since I’ve posted some good material! It’s been pretty crazy around here for the last couple  months. My grandfather passed away from a stroke back in March, and my grandmother has been having some issues. Grandpa was 84 and grandma is 82, and both were/are amazing people! […]

  • Encouragement
  • How do You Define “Homeschool Success?”

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    For every family, that answer will be different. What do you want for your family?Start with  the big picture of what you want from homeschooling, and then work back from yearly goals, subject goals, to daily goals. If you desire to be a success, you m ust know what that success looks like. Make sure […]