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31 Days of I.R.L. (in real life)

  It's so easy these days to hide behind a computer screen and put our best foot (and face and family) forward. We can airbrush our features and leave out messy details as we post on our favorite social media platforms. I have been contemplating lately on how easy it is for me to hide what I … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Child for Life with an Internship for High School Credit

Alternative forms of education are not a new idea to homeschoolers, which is why I was very happy to receive and review a copy of  Internship for High School Credit from Apologia Educational Ministries. The concept of an internship is not new. Until recent times, the most common way to prepare a … [Read more...]

I.R.L. When Life is Overwhelming, Just Do The Next Thing

There is a lot going on in my little world. Some things are out in the open for all to see. Some things are just every day sort of tasks we muddle through regularly. Some things are loose ends waiting to be bound tightly. Some things are long-time struggles that rear their ugly heads on … [Read more...]

How to Quiet the “Noise” of a Life Too Busy

Everywhere I turn these days I'm seeing and hearing discussion about being overwhelmed. Too much input, too many choices, too much to do . . etc. etc. This is true in the homeschooling community, the church community, the workplace. The level of stress I'm sensing in those I talk with is higher than … [Read more...]

Life is Like a Tapestry

Have you ever seen the movie "The Sound of Music?" I know, who hasn't!? It's a family favorite. But have you read The Story of The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp herself? It’s a great read! She has so many life lessons to share. Her story, her testimony have encouraged me, and … [Read more...]