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Year Round Homeschooling Tips: How to Make Summer Schooling an Adventure!

Year Round Homeschooling Tips: How to Make Summer Schooling an Adventure!

Year round homeschooling is becoming a popular alternative to the standard school schedule. Moms around the world are seeing the many benefits this method of homeschooling provides. I have a few tips to help make your summer schooling feel more like a new adventure and less like old hat. 1. Take your homeschool outdoors. This is pure common sense, but take your school work outdoors when it is warm. I live in an area that stays cold for most of the year. When it finally gets warm by the end of May, we know we have about 4 months before it turns cold again. We soak up every minute of sun we can get because we know it isn’t staying

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Learning how to embrace our age as women

Protecting Our Girls From Vanity: Embracing Our Age {PART 3}

We are at the end of our series now on Protecting Our Girls From Vanity.  Yesterday’s installment Painting Over God’s Workmanship, Part 2 discussed exactly how we as mothers are leading our daughters astray. Often women hide behind outward veils in order to cover those things which they do not particularly like about themselves.  However, when we understand properly that our identity should be found in Christ and not the things of this world then our assessment of ourselves should drastically change.  When we fail to put our faith in Christ and constantly worry about our appearance we are actually training our daughters to do the same even if unintentionally. A Lasting Impression I have always been eternally thankful to

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Are you painting over God's workmanship?

Protecting Our Girls From Vanity: Are You Painting Over God’s Workmanship? {PART 2}

In Part 1 of this series yesterday, Protecting Our Girls From Vanity: Guarding Against Worldly Self Esteem, we discussed the source of eternal joy.  Our world desires to see our children become self confident, independent, and happy.  Where this modern ideal might not seem so bad on the outside, when it is unwrapped we realize it is devoid of God and His Gospel. Teaching our daughters to seek self for assurance and happiness leads them away from the Cross.  Teaching our daughters to seek Christ for their identity and joy leads them straight to life eternal with Him.  We teach our girls these truths through the Scriptures and by our own example. Mother, did you know that how you view

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Year Round Homeschooling Tips: How to Make Summer Schooling an Adventure!

Year Round Homeschooling Tips: How to Make Summer Schooling an Adventure!

Year round homeschooling is becoming a popular alternative to the standard school schedule. Moms around the world are seeing the many benefits this method of homeschooling provides. I have a few tips to help make your summer schooling feel more like a new adventure and less like old hat. 1. Take your homeschool outdoors. This is pure common sense, but take your school work outdoors when it is warm. I live in an area that stays cold for most of the year. When it finally gets warm by the end of May, we know we have about 4 months before it turns cold again. We soak up every minute of sun we can get because we know it isn’t staying

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Learning how to embrace our age as women

Protecting Our Girls From Vanity: Embracing Our Age {PART 3}

We are at the end of our series now on Protecting Our Girls From Vanity.  Yesterday’s installment Painting Over God’s Workmanship, Part 2 discussed exactly how we as mothers are leading our daughters astray. Often women hide behind outward veils in order to cover those things which they do not particularly like about themselves.  However, when we understand properly that our identity should be found in Christ and not the things of this world then our assessment of ourselves should drastically change.  When we fail to put our faith in Christ and constantly worry about our appearance we are actually training our daughters to do the same even if unintentionally. A Lasting Impression I have always been eternally thankful to

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Are you painting over God's workmanship?

Protecting Our Girls From Vanity: Are You Painting Over God’s Workmanship? {PART 2}

In Part 1 of this series yesterday, Protecting Our Girls From Vanity: Guarding Against Worldly Self Esteem, we discussed the source of eternal joy.  Our world desires to see our children become self confident, independent, and happy.  Where this modern ideal might not seem so bad on the outside, when it is unwrapped we realize it is devoid of God and His Gospel. Teaching our daughters to seek self for assurance and happiness leads them away from the Cross.  Teaching our daughters to seek Christ for their identity and joy leads them straight to life eternal with Him.  We teach our girls these truths through the Scriptures and by our own example. Mother, did you know that how you view

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