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Jennie Nelson
Works at Nelson Family Homeschool
Lives in Eagle, ID, United States
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Book Review: For Such a Time
For Such a Time by Kate Breslin is a World War II retelling of the biblical story of Esther.  This fictional story of Hadassah Benjamin's plight in a transit camp in Czechoslovakia is an amazing angle with which to look at Esther.  When I read the scripture...
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What I Learned About Mothering From Our HOA
Recently, I was able to attend the yearly meeting of our
Home Owners’ Association.  This is the
organization that ensures the neighborhood retains certain standards of
appearance and beauty.  Some of these
standards are a bit over the top, but they do help ...
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Notice.
I am trying to notice the little things.  The feet swinging as he practices piano.  The whistling that is constantly in the background.  The sweaty boy smell when they get home from skiing.  His smile when I talk to his animal friends.  Them begging me to k...
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Book Review: The Painted Table
The Painted Table by Suzanne Field is an intriguing look at mental illness in a family through three generations.  The main character in the book is a table that was brought to the United States by a Norweigan ancestor of Saffee's family many generations ea...
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No Need to Rush
We live in a hurried, rushed culture.  As a response to this, some parents make a point to not rush their children.  I think that is a good thing.  But so often I hear mothers say, "I couldn't possibly attend that morning event because my children hate bein...
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Book Review: And Life Comes Back
And Life Comes Back: A Wife's Story of Love, Loss, and Hope Reclaimed by Tricia Lott Williford is one young woman's experience with grief.  The author shares openly about what losing her husband was like and how she is now raising two little guys alone.  Th...
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The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith
It was a welcome change to review a children's book this week.   The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights) is written by Mike Berenstain, Stan and Jan's son who continued their work.  He has a whole line of books that are written ...
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Book Review: Unstoppable by Nick Vujicic
For anyone who has heard Nick speak or watched any of his videos, you know the incredible power of God that is evident in his life.  His newest book, Unstoppable: The Incredible Power of Faith in Action is a reflection of that.  Part inspiration, part autob...
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The Olympics are Coming!!
We love the Olympics.  My husband and I have been known to watch the entire 6-hour "recap" every.single.day of the Olympics.  Since there is already a buzz in our home, I decided to do a bit of a unit study for our homeschool using various resources around ...
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Book Review: The Governess of Highland Hall
I told you I was surrounded by books these days!    This one was a fun read that timed perfectly with the season premiere of Downton Abbey for us here in America.   The Governess of Highland Hall  is a book very reminiscent in style, period and tone as Upst...
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San Diego, CA, United States
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