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Learning the Hard Way, Rose Focht

When I’m tempted to get frustrated with a child for not “getting it” and cooperating right away, I have to remind myself that I have my own ways of doing my own thing.
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Outside the Box Solution Nets Homeschooler a Shot at College Lacrosse

This family overcame many obstacles by employing perseverance, faith, and a great deal of team effort.
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Slowly Letting Go

“There are two gifts we should give our children; one is roots and the other is wings.” 
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Bravery and Failure: Teaching Our Kids Resilience

What is more important for our kids? Performing well or being resilient in the face of challenges? 
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Recipe for Success: My reflections on the book that every student should read

A book review of 5 Principles for a Successful Life by Newt Gingrich and Jackie Gingrich Cushman.
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T.H.I.N.K. Before You Speak

This acronym can be a helpful teaching tool. 
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Talent, IQ, or Grit?

Parents, we can teach our children that it’s not the failure itself that leaves the greatest impact, but it’s how we react or respond to that failure that matters most.
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Merry Christmas: Homeschoolers Welcomed into JROTC

A bipartisan effort in Congress ensures that JROTC high school programs will not turn away any homeschool students.
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Something is Better than Nothing: Adding Bible Study to Your School Day

If you’re just starting out, struggling with a routine, or falling off the wagon, I hope these thoughts are encouraging.
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12 Ways to Create Community and Love Our Neighbors

From picking up groceries for a neighbor to writing an encouraging card, here are some ideas for cultivating community. 
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Seven Rungs on the Ladder to Independence

They grow up so fast! Here are ways to process how to guide and cultivate growing independence.