Get in the Blender, Kids!

I’ve talked a little bit about some of the challenges of second marriage (Chapter Two). I’ve talked about the challenges of parenting frequently. But what about blended parenting? My friends, it is the biggest blessing and the biggest challenge. I don’t even know how to start writing about it! When my husband and I started […]

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“I don’t want to be good.” (The Great Homeschool Experiment: Weeks 4 & 5)

If you’ve been watching closely, you’ll notice that there was no The Great Homeschool Experiment: Week 4 post. That’s because we only had a half week of school last week. My sister got married and we had an absolute blast getting her ready, getting her married, and then enjoying some family time post wedding. That’s […]

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Teaching from a Place of Rest (The Great Homeschool Experiment: Week 3)

This week started out horrible. Not just cutesy “oh we got off on the wrong foot, but muddled through!” horrible. I’m talking “mind-blowing, gut puking, insomnia inducing, we’re never going to recover, all our attitudes need major readjustment” horrible. My kids have their own unique sets of issues. One has anxiety. One has ADHD and […]

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