Ultimate Middle Grades Homeschooling Giveaway

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I’m partnering with Hal and Melanie Young this week to help with the launch of their new book: My Beloved and My Friend. {You can read my review here.} They are giving away tons of cool stuff this week! The third in series of five HUGE giveaways, these products were chosen with your tween and young teen in mind! We Early Spring NaturExplorers Bundle from Shining Dawn Books Homeschooling With Proverbs from Media Angels Seasons At Home Magazine Subscription from The {Read More}

Learning to Say Goodbye to Survival Mode

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Burnout. Have you ever experienced it? I have. Too many times. Usually, the burnout shows itself in my health, particularly in depression. I’ve learned over the years that I don’t want to live that way, but I still experience cycles of busyness and depression. Winter is the worst because the lack of sunlight makes my depression worse some days. In addition, I’m still currently in a season of little sleep because the baby still doesn’t sleep well and likes to {Read More}

From 2:1 with Love

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I’m excited to be speaking at the 2:1 Conference in May. I attended the first 2:1 Conference in 2012. I learned so much and made some great friends. If you’re a homeschooler and a blogger, you should really consider attending this event. My session at 2:1 is going to be on HTML, CSS, WordPress, and other tech related stuff. I’ll be demystifying the tech side of blogging and teaching some basics that will help any blogger maintain their own blog. {Read More}

How to Begin Praying for Boys

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“Three boys? Oh, I could never do that!” “Are you going to keep trying for your girl?” Seriously? These are just a couple of the crazy things that have been said to me in response to having three boys. Let me be frank here: I’m not a girly girl. I’m not a tomboy. At the same time, I had a feeling before my first boy was born, that God was going to give me a house full of boys. Now, {Read More}

The Mystery of History: First Impressions

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I shared a while back that I moved from Story of the World to The Mystery of History this year for history with Jonathan. We jumped into history after our first module of science. If you’re not familiar with our modular schedule experiment, read more about modular or block scheduling here. Before I tell you about our first impressions, let me say that we are really enjoying The Mystery of History. I’m so glad that we are using this curriculum. {Read More}