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061-Life Purpose Seminar:God Has A Plan For Women


Podcast: Play in new window This episode is part 2 of last week’s “oldie but goodie” teleseminar recording from Spring 2006 on a former website I used to run at Christian Ladies Connect. In this teleseminar bible teaching series,  Audrey Wyatt, our speaker helps us to understand that God has a plan for women. Audrey Wyatt, life and […]

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Keeping An Organized Homeschool…Without a School Room

Welcome to my school room, also known as my dining room. This isn’t one of those dining rooms that no one ever uses.  This is the only table in the whole house that can fit our family, so we eat our meals together here every day.  And I homeschool here. We live in a decent-sized […]

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How to Balance Life with Tots and Older Kids

Do you ever wonder what the secret is for all the “SuperMoms” out there?  You know the ones… those Pinterest-posting (I love Pinterest), craft-making, Etsy store-owning, having-breakfast-ready-and-served-for-everyone- everyday, all their children neatly groomed, clothes pressed and dressed for the day, homework-doing, clean house-keeping “SuperMOMS” !  Do they really exist, or are they a rare species of women who […]

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How I juggle being a WAHM: Working from home while homeschooling

As homeschool moms, “juggle” is our middle name- and that’s why I’m glad to participate in the iHomeschool network’s series on How Homeschool Moms Juggle. My juggle currently happens to be working from home while homeschooling. As of 2014 I have decided to resurrect and reinvent my business coaching business for WAHMS which I had […]

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Teaching the Regions of the United States

When I was a child, I hated geography. Trying to memorize the names and locations of hundreds of continents, countries, states, and provinces all over the world frustrated me. Recalling long lists of capitals and natural resources was a task that made my head spin. Now that I’m charged with teaching geography to my children, I’m […]


Homeschool Blogging:Making Money With Your Ministry

This blog post contains affiliate links. Until April  20, the iBlog baby and iBlog Pro bundle will sell for only $11.99 (25% off)- and since I know many of you are homeschool bloggers (or want to be) I’ll be sharing some tips over at my business blog – Web Success Coaching- as well as here.  I […]

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Helping Struggling Spellers (+ Giveaway)

While it is only one aspect of writing, one of the most common challenges children run into with writing is spelling. When encountering words children cannot spell, they do one of several things: ask for help, look it up, try it out or shutdown. The child who shuts down is likely the child who struggles […]

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How Lungs Work: A Health Science Experiment

How Lungs Work: A Health Science Experiment World Health Day falls annually in April to spark awareness for the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO is the authority for health in United Nations system and is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters. This experiment can forward WHO’s efforts by helping kids appreciate healthy lung […]

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060-Life Purpose Seminar: God Still Speaks To Those Who Listen


Podcast: Play in new window On this podcast I’m introducing an “oldie but goodie” teleseminar recording from Spring 2006 on a former website I used to run at Christian Ladies Connect.  In this teleseminar bible teaching series,  Audrey Wyatt is our speaker and she helps us to find our connection with the Lord in finding […]

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How to start a homeschool blog- Guest Post

Not long ago I guest posted at The Homeschool Classroom about how to start a homeschool blog.  And I’ve also been sharing lately how I’ve been using blogging as a way to help my family financially. When I started my first blog back in 2006, it was a personal family blog- and my idea was […]

The importance of acknowledging learning styles in homeschooling

The Importance of Acknowledging Learning Styles in Homeschooling

The wonderful thing about homeschooling is that we can reach our children in the way that they learn best. For a child with special needs, this is an added bonus since teaching to a learning style in a one-to-one setting is ideal for academic success. This post will help you discover your child’s dominant learning […]

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Rearranging Homeschool Spaces for WAHM life:-)

This year I’m doing things just a little bit differently. I absolutely love planning, but once we get into the nitty gritty of school work and we’re three months into our semester, things start to turn hum drum.  You know what I mean?  And when that happens, the first thing I do is take a […]


Missionary Opportunities: Sharing God’s Love in Your Neighborhood

As we move through our day, God provides random opportunities for us to interact with others. These opportunities always include the potential for sharing the love of Jesus Christ with others. In my mind this makes us missionaries, though not in the traditional sense of the word. A missionary is defined as a person sent on […]

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My Purim Pins

Today my “Pinteresting” pins are all about Purim! If you enjoy reading about the story of Queen Esther and how God used her to help save Israel from destruction, then this is probably a favorite holiday of yours. I’ve got a small collection of pins just about Purim activities and I’m passing this along. Subscribe […]

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059-Interview with Kendra Fletcher-Homeschooling In A Large Family


Podcast: Play in new window Kendra Fletcher is the mother of 8, speaker for groups and conferences around the country, columnist for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, blogger for Sally Clarkson’s I Take Joy site, author of two eBooks, and podcaster on HomeschoolingIRL. Her articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including, Arizona Home Education Journal, and Washington Family Magazine. She blogs at,, and Find her […]