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Then tears well up. The emotions overwhelm you. Self-doubt creeps in, maybe I’ve been a horrible mother. How can I be that bad? I didn’t abuse them, I cared for them, tried to meet their needs. Why is this happening? Oh the pain from those three words. - Pathetic Mom

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Homeschooling for 21 years has given me a unique perspective. I have experienced the first-time fears and doubts associated with starting something new, worked my way through the high school years, managed five children on different levels, navigated the college admissions process and sent all five off to college. - 5 Secrets to Homeschooling With Success

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My house was once messy, with LEGOs, toys, books, and pencils scattered everywhere and laundry that was never “done” for more than an hour. Our days would begin early and end late. (How did we ever find the energy to maintain that pace?) - Looking Back

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Once it's completed, you move on to the next thing forgetting the good parts. The memories then tend to be on how hard it was and what...
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Ever notice how we seem to talk at our teens, instead of with them? I know I’m guilty of it, and I’ve definitely seen this happen with other families too: a parent talking to their teen as they just stand there with their arms crossed and a blank stare on their face. You can tell those kids aren’t listening; they are tolerating. - How to Talk With Your Teens & Not At Them

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I remember rising early, before the kids, to exercise, study God’s Word, and pray over my day. I enjoyed that morning cup of coffee—or two—while reviewing my lesson plans, knowing the quiet would not last long. This was the calm before the storm. - Looking Back

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Many of you know the struggle, the struggle with Raising an Artist. You have a child whom you’re concerned will struggle in school, they may have trouble focusing on lessons because they can’t help but stare out the window and daydream, and they’re always managing to turn every blank space in your home into an art canvas or musical instrument. - Raising An Artist

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Statistics show parents tend to think their teens have life so easy. I can see why some would; teens are often given cars, cell phones, computers, and a host of gadgets that connect these relationally driven young people to the world. - Do Teens Really Have it Easy?

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Moms as you serve breakfast to your family understand that you are doing more than supplying food to a hungry mouth. You are building a relationship. #ConnieAlbers
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Tis a new day indeed!

Armed {with the truth} and ready to face the challenges that come my way today.

Feeling refueled!
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