How They Love One Another

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I know my kids love one another but there are moments when this love is demonstrated in ways that amaze me. In the past week I can think of two … [Continue reading]

What’s the Game Plan?

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Do you have a game plan for your child this summer? Would you like them to learn a sport or hone their existing athletic skills? Do you want them to … [Continue reading]

Three Times A Charm in Bataan

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It was our third visit to Bataan but this one was especially fun for the family. First, we got to serve together. The older kids joined Edric on the … [Continue reading]

A Good Run With My Good “Pusher”

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Edric got me to run in a 21K “fun” run yesterday. I know there may be readers out there who have done real marathons and triathlons who think 21K is … [Continue reading]

Dealing With Meltdowns

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When my kids have their once-in-a-while "meltdowns" during our homeschooling, I am faced with two options. The first is to be annoyed, which is a very … [Continue reading]

Do We Really Need to Be Stressed?

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My older sons were de-motivated at the beginning of the morning. When they looked over the homeschool work they had to get done, they sulked and … [Continue reading]

Montessori And Homeschooling

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My friend, Betty, is organizing a Montessori training for moms of young children. I don't usually advertise events on my site but I am particularly … [Continue reading]

We Need An Everyday Husband/Dad

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Edric and I were seated at the dinner table the other evening when I asked, "What was the highlight of your day?" to which he replied, "You … [Continue reading]

The Last Twelve Months of Boyhood

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Elijah is turning twelve this month. He hasn't experienced puberty yet but I am anticipating that it will happen soon, which kind of frightens me. … [Continue reading]

Even Though Others May Forget You, God Will Not

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This past December, Edric and I went to Disneyland and California Adventure with our children, my sister's family and my mom and dad. We had a … [Continue reading]

Fifty First Lessons

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It sometimes feels like fifty first lessons when I am teaching my sprightly and sweet daughter, Tiana. At four years old, she struggles to remember … [Continue reading]

You Don’t Have to Know Everything…

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Being able to educate our own children in a day and age when resources abound is an advantage we must absolutely take advantage of! My personal … [Continue reading]