Ready, Set, Go… Encouragement for the Homeschooling Family

January is tough on every family with kids still in school. Getting back into the routine of school, homework, sports, and activities can be overwhelming, especially if you feel like you hardly got a break during the holidays. This week, one of our favorite homeschooling moms, Katie Hayes, shares advice and encouragement as we all […]

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Who’s Rewriting Your Story?

I once had a young father tell me his story of past drug abuse, failure, and disaster. As he told me of the near misses he had with police and car wrecks, etc., all he could see were failures, shame, and total rejection by God because he had been so reckless with his life. This […]

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Our Christmas Wish For You

Drawing near to Christmas, I have decided Facebook has ruined Christmas! There’s so much pressure!  Mark Zuckerberg owes all of us a huge apology . . . and maybe a refund. But seriously, besides social media, why do we obsess so much about having the perfect family Christmas? Wouldn’t that require us to have the […]

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Reining in Your Child’s Christmas Expectations

As director of the Stonebriar Preschool Pals program, I have the advantage of seeing the anticipation of Christmas build on the faces of our students. Their sweet voices of excitement echo down the halls as they share with their friends and teachers all they have experienced this holiday season. It is also not uncommon to […]

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