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The Heart of Being a Good Parent

We all want to be good parents, don’t we? I know I do. It’s something I strive for most days. (And I say most days because, well, some days are just for getting through than for thriving.) I’m always trying to learn more about what God thinks is a good parent and what makes a… Read More The Heart of Being a Good Parent

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The Discipline of Giving Myself Grace.

This post contains an affiliate link. I’m not sure about you, but for me, grace is one of the last things I give myself. Towards other people, I often encourage grace: Don’t kill yourself over this. Remember this is a season. Be kind to yourself, you’re going through a really hard time.  In some ways,… Read More The Discipline of Giving Myself Grace.

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Homeschool Preschool Plans: Letter C

The plans I have laid out I aim for, but hold loosely. Life happens or something else needs more attention. But, I am working hard at making this time a priority at some point in the day. Most days I aim for our time to be after morning tea, but I also know when to… Read More Homeschool Preschool Plans: Letter C

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How To Know If You’re Parenting From Fear

I don’t often catch on straight away. It can take a few weeks for me to realise what’s going on. What is going on? Signs You’re Parenting From Fear I start to get overwhelmed. Instead of finding joy in my days, I feel frustrated and a plaguing feeling of lack. I find the children difficult,… Read More How To Know If You’re Parenting From Fear

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When Your Doctor Tells You, “Don’t Have More Babies.”

Our baby girl is almost three and it took this long for us to decide that we would try for another one. Why Only Two Kidlets So Far Our two munchkins are 16-months apart, and both pregnancies were not easy. The most pressing concern were the blood clots I got. I only had one with… Read More When Your Doctor Tells You, “Don’t Have More Babies.”

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Homeschool Preschool This Week {Letter B}

The plans I have laid out I aim for, but hold loosely. Life happens or something else needs more attention. But, I am working hard at making this time a priority at some point in the day. Most days I aim for our time to be after morning tea, but I also know when to… Read More Homeschool Preschool This Week {Letter B}

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Book Review: Home Sweet Homeschool by Sue Maakstad

This post contains affiliate links. Ever since we decided to educate our children at home I have been reading and reading almost anything that I can get my hands on {see this post on some other home education books}. Now our eldest is four and heading towards the “officially homeschooling” mark {though, really, we’ve been… Read More Book Review: Home Sweet Homeschool by Sue Maakstad