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When Your Teen Can No Longer Focus

  Sometimes it happens. Your brilliant, super-capable teen is no longer learning, and you sense it is not merely an attitude problem. You begin to suspect something is seriously wrong…and you are probably right. In our many years of homeschooling we have come across this problem a few times, and this I have learned: When […]

Review: Minds More Awake by Anne White

Anne White, veteran Charlotte Mason educator and one of the developers of the comprehensive (and free) Ambleside Online curriculum had a few questions. She wondered, “…what is it that children need to be taught in order to grow into critical thinkers, problem solvers, decision makers? How do they develop the attentiveness to fix their minds […]

Review: Bonding with Your Child Through Boundaries

We have all seen the scenario, and some of us have lived it: out-of-control, unhappy children and frustrated, angry parents who spend their days driving each other to despair. However, in many other cases family life is harmonious. What causes the difference? According to authors Hunt and Wells, the key is in setting and enforcing […]

What God Has Done for Me

“Come and listen, all you who fear God; let me tell you what he has done for me.”  Psalm 66: 16 Why did this nuthatch die?  Why do people suffer endlessly so that death seems a welcome relief?  Why is there illness, abuse, tragedy, natural disaster, heartache, unbelief?  Why? There are many answers, but none […]

Review: A Friend in Me by Pamela Havey Lau

There are so many lonely people in the world.  One of them may even be you. Some say loneliness is an inevitable part of living in a sin-drenched world, and there is a measure of truth in that.  On the other hand, Christians should be there for the lonely, for those who are struggling and […]

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