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Choose Peace

Choose Peace
Are you the parent scrambling frantically to finish every problem in every book before you can relax for the summer?  I encourage you to focus on "choosing peace."  Look at each thing you are trying to finish. Does it need to be done?  If you are 80% done with the book, that should be enough.  Public schools finish 80% to finish the subject, and so can you.Does it impact your mental health?  Weigh the pros and...
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Guest — J W
Wow, glad to hear I'm on the right track. We had various things happen throughout the school year, and I had to tell myself not t... Read More
Friday, 29 June 2012 08:27
Guest — Laura
Lee, Finding your site was an answer to prayer. The kids and I have literally been "scrambling" to finish out the year. We still n... Read More
Friday, 29 June 2012 07:20
Guest — Lois
We were wrestling with this very issue. I needed jr. grades on the transcript NOW to enroll in dual courses. "Mom, I'm not done!" ... Read More
Friday, 29 June 2012 06:46
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Homeschooling Teens: Summer is Coming! Time to Work!

Homeschooling Teens: Summer is Coming! Time to Work!
I was doing a Bible Study on Work.  I remembered all those summers with my high school boys.  It's so important to teach a strong work ethic!  Perhaps  it's a good time to take a moment with your teens and reflect on these verses.  These could be great for memory work and discussion topics before summer. God created man to work (Genesis 2:15).The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden...
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Guest — Andrea
My oldest son worked all his holidays for 3 years at a moving company - believe me, it was hard work! But he learned so much and g... Read More
Monday, 30 May 2011 06:30
Guest — J W
So far, all I've done for planning is say, "We'd better come up with something or we'll both be flipping burgers," LOL! Thanks fo... Read More
Sunday, 29 May 2011 10:41
Guest — Lee
Cindy, Agreed! They do have to be a kid. I think we have to teach them about hard work, and expect some hard work, but at the sa... Read More
Sunday, 29 May 2011 06:40
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