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60 Ways to Stretch the Budget and Live on One Income

Most homeschoolers live on one income, which can make our budgets extremely tight.  Some of us find ways to supplement our family incomes by working part-time or creating our own businesses.  Others work a full-time job and homeschool when we aren't working.  Still...

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6 Smart Strategies to Take Charge of Household Chores

When our kids are little, we focus on lots of fundamentals with them.  We make sure they say please and thank-you when it's appropriate.  We teach them table manners.  We tell them about how important it is to obey Mommy and Daddy right away and with a smile.  And...

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10 Posts that Spoke to Me Most in 2016

This first week of 2017, as we all ponder how our homeschools are functioning and whether or not we should do a mid-year reboot, I find myself thinking back to some of the more touching blog posts I've read over the past year.  I am thrilled to be just one of a number...

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10 Top Posts of 2016

As we come to the last week of 2016, we often find ourselves reflecting back on our year - and sometimes on even longer ago.  This past year has marked my 9th year of blogging, my 14th year of homeschooling, and my 18th year of marriage which are all pretty...

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7 Ways to Encourage Creativity in our Kids

I know it's almost Christmas and you probably have lots of other things on your mind right now, but I'm going to give you something to ponder over Christmas break.  Do we think it's more important for our kids to know how to follow directions or for them to blaze...

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Christmas in Ireland

A great way to teach our kids about the world around them is to study countries one by one to learn about their traditions, their folklore, their way of life, and more.  And during the Christmas season, it's also lovely to spend time learning about how people in...

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Easy Ways to Share the Gospel with a Gift

With the Christmas season upon us, it's so easy to become consumed with the baking, the shopping, the wrapping, the decorating, and the party-going.  There is so much to do and so little time to do it.  Sometimes we get so busy with the trappings of the holiday that...

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9 Tangible Ways to Help our Kids Be Kind Around Christmas

As the holidays approach, parents tend to have an almost universal desire to spread joy, make memories, and give great gifts to their kids.  Our kids are often on the receiving end of various parties, snacks, and gifts.  Because of this, the Christmas season is an...

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