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Will You Help Me Help Them? (Silent Auction With Cool Stuff!)

Once upon a time a horrific tornado demolished our home and community. As bad as it was, the Body of Christ shined brighter than I thought possible. And not just our family, friends and neighbors. Brothers and sisters from around the country became soul-friends through that tragedy. One such family was the Ockers. Mr. Ocker left his wife ...

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Helping Our Children Keep the Faith–The Bedrock of Parenting Well

Helping Our Children Keep the Faith--The Bedrock of Parenting Well

We attended the Gen2 Conference last weekend and left so encouraged and inspired. I was thoroughly impressed with the humility and wisdom of each speaker and as they discussed why so many millennials seem to be leaving the faith, it was good to hear a "back-to-the-basics" of the homeschool movement and what we need to ...

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Conversations About Learning: Is School Good For Us?

Conversations About Learning Is School Good For Us

Enjoy these fascinating, thought-provoking articles by Roger Schank about our current educational system: "Somehow we accept school as a painful experience of no real relevance to our lives and we talk about what we liked when we mean what we disliked least. And we talk about school’s relevance by assuming it provided “the basics” when we really ...

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Lilla Rose–Get a Great Deal AND a Free Flexi Clip!

Yay, Lilla Rose is having a SALE! For 12-hours only, you can save 25% off EVERYTHING! But hurry, it is only from 8 am -8 pm Pacific time, (11 am – 11 pm Eastern) Friday, January 23 only! To make the deal even sweeter, independent consultant Paula Ramm is offering a special deal  for Generation Cedar ...

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For All You DIYers and DIY Wannabes: This is a Crafter’s Dream Come True

Sale is over. Keep reading for THE most delicious thing...my mouth waters looking at these. There aren’t enough hours in the day, right? With all a busy mom does, helping the kids with their schoolwork, preparing meals, cleaning up after everyone and putting yet another load of laundry on, there’s very little time for sleep – let ...

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Technology: What is Convenience Costing Us?

It's interesting to think about the challenges each generation faces. Our grandparents probably couldn't have imagined a world where we have access to virtually every source of information, every buying opportunity and every social conversation in the world. And while this advancement is good in so many ways, like everything else, it has grave pitfalls. The ...

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Why Is this Generation Leaving the Church? A Conference Not to Miss.

Homeschooling does not a Christian make. I fear too many have put their stock solely in homeschooling and have forgotten key elements of raising a faithful generation of children who truly love the Lord.  The GEN2 conference is an important one. Men and women who care deeply about the next generation are gathering to talk ...

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The Virtuous Woman: A Force to Be Reckoned With

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Jump over to Raising Homemakers today and get a fascinating glimpse of the virtuous woman!         ----    

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Let Her Go-A Wedding Song From Parents

I meant to include this on my post about our daughter's marriage and forgot. I wrote a song for her, played during the entrance of parents and grandparents. If you know any publishers who would like to buy my song and make it fabulous, send them my way. :-D Many thanks to Iachod Media for recording, ...

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Helping My Children Speak Life to Each Other

I literally almost cried. Lately I've been so burdened to be more intentional with my busy family about how we speak to each other, treat each other, and how we can grow in the fruits of the Spirit. I've been thinking I needed to write some sort of study to go through and just really shift ...

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