Line upon Line, Precept upon Precept: Why I Can Homeschool

Every parent who decides to homeschool comes to that conclusion for a number of different reasons. I have in the past mentioned that I never thought I’d be a

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Teaching Young Children about September 11

It is an unfortunate truth that we have to teach our kids about the horrors of the world, such as what happened in New York City on September

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14 Spring Reorganization Ideas for Your Home

I used to stay organized, but I find it much harder since the kids have come along! I still feel like keeping things in order, but it feels like

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Emotionally Intelligent Parenting and Teaching

I get it: parenting can be overwhelming. When you get a chance to read, you want to make sure it’s worth it. The Mama’s Best Parenting Books blog hop

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Introducing Veterans Day to Young Children

I realize that my children are young, but I decided we needed to learn about his grandparents and great-grandparents who served in the armed forces today. Understanding the

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If the Walls Could Talk: The Truth about Our Homeschool

If the walls in my home could talk, they would tell you the truth about a typical day in our homeschool! If the walls could talk, they would

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Get On Your Oxygen Mask! The Importance of Self-Care While Homeschooling

You know how when you fly on an airplane, you are instructed to, in case of emergency, take care of your own oxygen mask before helping your child?

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4 Homeschooling Lessons I Learn the Hard Way

I’ve recently begun my fourth year of homeschool, and yet, I find myself learning the same lessons every year. Of course, every homeschooling family is different. You may

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Teaching as Christ Teaches

In Chapter Two of Stephanie Dibb Sorensen’s book Covenant Motherhood: Reflecting the Role of Christ in Our Lives, Sister Sorensen talks about how as mothers, we regularly emulate Jesus Christ as we

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Who Do You Think You Are? Thoughts on The Savior’s Grace

Recently, I talked to one of my friends about the hardest part of teaching our young children.  We decided that the hardest part of teaching our children is that

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Sending My Child Away All Day is Overrated

I am very glad that normally my child can stay home and learn with me, rather than wearing himself out all day long with someone else! I remember

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Three Things My Three-Year-Old Teaches Me

My little Strawberry-girl turned three two months ago, and the fact that it has taken me so long to get this post written is a testament to how crazy life

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