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Typical Homeschooling: Drop Stuff Off Your Roof

  Every spring when my favorite bush, the Yesterday Today Tomorrow bush, blooms, I try to get a picture in front of it with Callie. This year, we were a bit late, but still managed our picture after church on … Continue reading

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The Sands of Time Are Sinking ~ Hymn of the Month

Here was our family’s hymn for the month in March. I love the entire poem, so thought to share it with you today. I italicized the ones we sang. My favorite verse is the last italicized one. Often hymnals will … Continue reading

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A Homeschooler’s First Day of School

How does a homeschooler make the first day of school special? That’s what I wondered to myself a few weeks ago when I realized our break in-between school years would be short. Kids going to brick & mortar schools have … Continue reading

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The Family Hymn-Sing: Honoring God at Our Table

Last week, I shared our family’s newest tradition: Marble Jars–a way to treasure our time with our children. This week I want to share another of our traditions, singing a hymn as a family around the table before we pray … Continue reading

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Marble Jars: Treasure Your Time

Thanksgiving was my first holiday in Africa far from home and family. It’s not celebrated here. I had a difficult time making it feel like Thanksgiving without the emotional connections I had to certain traditions–that either required more or certain … Continue reading

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