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Revising Expectations


Not Living Vicariously Through Our Children As your teens grow into independence, it can be tough on moms to reframe our thinking. All their lives, our children have looked to us to make decisions for them – from which curriculum ...

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ADD or Food Allergies


Many kids with autism spectrum disorders are affected by food allergies and sensitivities. As a naturopath, Dr. McGough offers tips for parents who desire to investigate a possible food connection to their child's behavior.

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Bullies, Mean Girls and Homeschoolers


I’ve recently returned from spending time with extended family, as many of us do around the holidays. And like some of you, we are the only members of our extended family that homeschool. As the kids run around, the dads ...

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Reverse Childbirth


The After Pains of Mourning Motherhood His huge hand reached for me in the night to rest on my bulging belly as he calmed the prods and somersaulting surging of a burgeoning baby. That same hand pushed with back-bending pressure ...

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Training Kids to be Overcomers


During January, when the world is focused on change, I’m evaluating my parental role in helping my children overcome sinful habits. Do I point out areas that need improvement and then leave my kids to sort out sin issues alone? ...

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Don’t Scare the Children


Podcast: Play in new window | Download The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Join Dennis Gundersen as he shares with Rebecca of Life Plus Homeschooling how to impart this message into the hearts of our children. ...

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Raising an Unmotivated Gifted Child


If you have ever interacted with or taught a gifted child, you know that there are times when it just feels easier to let them go. Let them learn. They love learning. They love knowledge. They love absorbing. Why not ...

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Must Reads Homeschool Edition, January 24, 2015

#homeschool must reads @heduaonline

Welcome to “Must Reads: Homeschool Edition” for January 24, 2015! Before your weekend gets too busy, we’d like to inspire you with some of our favorite articles from the week from HEDUA’s sites and across the web. Each Saturday we’ll ...

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Of Daisy Chains and Rabbit Trails

#homeschooling goals @heduaonline

Making Time for the Important “Mrs. Guest, ma’am, would you be willing to lead our next Bible study for young mothers?” These words nearly stuck in my throat as I approached the sweet lady sitting across from me. The morning ...

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Reality Check


We want to connect with other moms, but instead, we find a group of people that are working so hard to be "together" and looking perfect, and we expect that things are supposed to be like that. Carylee is here to give us a reality check.

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