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How do we do what we do? Is there some secret we are not sharing with you? No. I am not being secretive or trying to brush you off by sounding super spiritual. You can do what I/we do, too. We serve the same God and have the same Holy Spirit. Every child of God can do what He calls him to do.
Are you empowering or holding your children back? Aim to raise independent learners for life and your homeschool. It will lessen the workload and stress. In this post, I share how our curriculum choice and planner system helped me in my quest to get our children be more independent.
Must I cook and clean to be considered a good mother? Can’t I just farm both out and concentrate on just the fun parts? But cooking and cleaning are basic life skills. As a loving mother wouldn’t you want to equip your children with these basic life skills?
Indeed, what will our family, friends and colleagues say of us when we return to the Lord? We cannot dictate the legacy we leave behind, nor how history will remember us. But we can do our best to make sure that we have done our part.
So, unless you have been living under a rock, you would have read or heard about the “nice, exclusively gay moment” in Disney’s latest offering, Beauty and the Beast. So, are the conservatives really making a mountain out of a molehill? Or is there really an insidious plot to brainwash our children? How will YOU decide on this issue?
Feeling too overwhelmed hits us every now and then. I totally get it. It could be due to a sudden change in circumstances. It could be due to money woes or even hormonal changes. This post is specifically for new…
Who decides what baby’s first food will be? Or what goes into your child’s lunch box for recess? And who decides what the family will eat on a daily basis? Mom, I believe it is you. Like it or not, mothers, we are the gatekeepers of our children’s health. What we decide to store in our pantries and cook in our kitchens affect their taste buds and habits. Even after they leave home.
If there is only one lesson you get from this post, it will be this : don’t play favourites. It has long term repercussions. It may be difficult if you have one child that you constantly butt heads with. But you are the adult. BE the adult. Don’t play one child against another.
Sometimes we don’t think we are but to the children we are. (And yes, sometimes, they are being ridiculous). We just need to be aware of how certain actions and behaviours come across to the other children.
It is recommended that a child should be read to even after he can read. There are many benefits to it. In this post I list 8 ways read alouds have benefitted our family.