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Dealing With Being a Passenger The First Time My Daughter Drove the Car Home

Posted  September 23, 2014  by  Denise

 Whose Lesson Is It, Anyway? My middle child is learning to drive. She is the first of my children to decide to get a driver’s permit and undertake this task, so it’s a new thing for all of us. My husband, Robert, has been handling most of the practice driving, so far.  My daughter and [...]

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Curriculum

How To Teach Science With the Bible

Posted  August 7, 2014  by  Shari

This post may contain links of items I use and love. If you make a purchase by clicking on one of these affiliate links, the blog may earn a commission that will help with expenses to maintain these online services. Thank you! Did you know that the Bible stated that the world was round three [...]

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Curriculum

How To Homeschool Science Without a Curriculum

Posted  July 12, 2014  by  Shari

When I first started homeschooling, I didn’t know what curriculum to choose, and the thought of spending big bucks on something that I’d be stuck with for a year was a little overwhelming. Since I’d helped compile a curriculum database when I worked for a public school, I knew what learning objectives were required for [...]

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100 Money Saving Tips for the Homeschool Mom From the Proverbs 31 Woman

Posted  April 1, 2014  by  Shari

If anyone needs money saving tips, it is the homeschool mom, who voluntarily gives up income to invest in her children, and who (in addition to paying taxes) bears the expense of educating her own children. In addition to other valuable wisdom, the Proverbs 31 Woman left us an outline to categorize ways to save [...]

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Children

They Won’t Be In Diapers Forever!

Posted  September 20, 2012  by  Shari

Do not look at the miserable mess of today and mistakenly think it marks the future. Do not allow a temporary mess to dictate your feelings about a fabulous future. Do not throw up your hands in despair and become a part of the misery. Keep going. Keep building the future.

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$ave It For A Special Occasion

Posted  September 1, 2012  by  Shari

Perhaps delayed gratification has its merit in a retirement account, but it is of little value in the riches of life’s simple day-to-day pleasures, the special occasions that we so often let slip through our fingers, like useless pennies too cheap to stoop and gather.

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Extracurricular

Titanic Museum Writing Contest

Posted  February 22, 2013  by  Shari

Writing Contest for Kids ages 7-12. Winner gets FREE passes to Titanic to meet authors!

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Fun Stuff

Titus 2:1 Conference Linkup

Posted  February 26, 2013  by  Shari

Howdy from the snow-laden Ozarks! What a great way to get acquainted with other Titus 2:1 Conference Attendees! Thanks for visiting! How long have you been blogging? I’ve been blogging since December 2010. My husband started this blog for me–not sure why–I didn’t intend to write on it–but like in many things, he was leading [...]

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Wednesday Writers

3 Tips For Teaching Your Child to Write Right

Posted  May 6, 2013  by  Shari

If write is what you do when you put words on paper, then why isn’t the protection of those words called a copywrite, and why isn’t someone who writes a play called a playwrite? Something’s not write right!

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Fable Writing Program

Creating an Author Bio

Posted  August 19, 2013  by  Shari

Writers like to make up stories, but now it’s time to tell the awesome and wonderful story of you!

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Children

What God Hath Joined Together Let No Kid Put Asunder

Posted  September 1, 2012  by  Shari

Do you have a family bed? Does it get too crowded sometimes?!   Hop on over to my marriage column at Home Educating Family for a humorous look at the family bed!

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Food Friday

Philly-Style Sloppy Joes

Posted  December 12, 2014  by  Denise

A 30 minute meal he would like on a regular basis, so you might want to add this one to your menu!

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