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Get Your Awesome Motherhood T-shirt & Help Me Color My Husband’s World

A little known fact about my incredible, loving, hard-working, selfless husband is that he is losing his eyesight. He has retinitis pigmentosa, and while the degree of vision loss varies from person to person, it is certain he'll lose all his peripheral with only some remaining tunnel sight, if he retains any. We are praying for that. Not ...

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Let’s Be Real: “I Don’t Do it All”

Today I have the privilege of sharing some of my personal realness at the blog, Baking Humble Pie, run by Bethany, a virtual friend of mine whom I met here, as she as read and commented over the years. As she recovers with her new baby, she has posted a fabulous series called, "I Don't ...

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Motherhood: It’s Not Just Something I Am

It's hard for me to understand how the masses became convinced that motherhood was a "peripheral" job. In an interview I recently had, I concluded: Being a wife and mother is not just something we ARE; it's something we DO. And that changes everything. Because that "doing" is magnanimous. What we do, that is, what we are ...

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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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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. 😀 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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