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“No big deal.  You’ll do fine! It’s just Kindergarten.”   Everyone tried to reassure me that I had nothing to worry about.  My husband was very encouraging and didn’t even doubt a bit that I’d be able to pull it off.  Yeah right, I thought.  When I was faced with my first time being a homeschooling mom, it was the Kindergarten year for my son.  I had never been a school teacher, and I never desired to be one.  I had never been homeschooled.  I had always been...

  Doing Preschool for my kids was a bit of an afterthought.  I knew that I was teaching the kids some basic facts throughout our days, so why would we need to make it a formal thing?  After all, Kindergarten used to be preschool only a few decades ago.  Well, we did it for our younger two children because the older two were doing homeschool, and my little ones wanted to be just like the big brother and sister.  So I went looking for ways to keep them busy with stuff on their level. If Kindergarten was no big deal...

I get a little annoyed with the concept of “balancing the Christian life”, though I have to admit that to some extent I do balance a lot of things in my life.  But when should I strike a balance, and when am I to see black and white?  Is life a series of black and white value judgments, or are we to live in moderation in all things?  I think about this often.  Does the Bible teach absolutes absolutely?  Does the Bible teach some principles...

Attachment Parenting is a style of child-rearing that is growing in popularity.  This parenting method was founded and promoted by Dr. Bill Sears whose research supposedly supports the notion that a mainly child-centered parenting will basically solve all of society’s ills by producing “adults with a highly developed capacity for empathy and connection” ...

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