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31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Grateful for Our Large Homeschooling Family

As I write and share how things are done in our large homeschooling family, I am overcome with gratitude to the Lord. As you know in Why So Many Children, I did not want to even have one child and yet God has changed my mind and heart to accept as many as He sends. And in doing so, He has stretched and grown me so much. Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

If I Can, You Can, Too!

So, lately I have heard the same thing over and over while reading up on blogging and health: If I can do it, you can too! Er…Nope. Yes, please do share your take on how something worked for you, but please do not think it is THE solution for the whole world. Because there is no one product or procedure that works for everyone. Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Choosing Battles Wisely in Our Large Family

I have learnt through parenting 7 children with very different personalities that it is critical that we do not major on the minors. I pick my battles wisely and then I stand my ground on those issues. Indeed, not many issues are not worth dying for. But for those that are, like things pertaining to their safety or health, I will not budge. Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

No Snacking in Our Large Family

Just like the idea that juice and Ribena are a good healthy idea, I used to think kids needed snacks all day long. Well, they may when they are very young but snacks are not necessary as they grow up. And then snacking tends to become a habit which isn’t really healthy in the long run. Read more … Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Constant De-Cluttering is a Necessity in Our Large Family

After managing the house for the past 23 years, I have learnt that one of the best ways to keep on top housekeeping stuff besides setting up systems and routines is to constantly declutter. 9 people under 1 roof means I need to be ruthless about it too. Otherwise our stuff will overwhelm us! Read to find out how I keep things under control – mostly.  Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Family Devotions in Our Large Family

Is it only our family or do other families struggle with family devotions too? Although there has been much improvement over the l-o-n-g years, our attempts at doing a regular family devotion has continued to keep us (Henson and I) humbled. In other words, we don’t do it regularly nor do we always do it with joy… Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Dishing Out Advice When You Have a Large Family

There are lots of people out in the Internet world dishing out advice on anything and everything. And I know that people expect that someone with more children than them to be wiser than them. But that is not necessarily true. I have two pieces of advice for you. Especially as you walk through the teen years with your children. Read more … Read more…

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