Category Archives: Parenting

Parenting a Teen: A New Journey

Please share: Parenting a Teen: A New Journey I have gained a lot of new roles and labels this summer, and parenting a teen is one of them. I have officially been the parent of a teenager for about two … Continue reading

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Be a Lifeline

Please share: Be a Lifeline When I was in high school and college, my favorite book was a novel about a young woman who married, somewhat impulsively, the man of her dreams. She soon found out that his deceased wife … Continue reading

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What a Half-Gallon of Apple Juice Taught Me About Parenting

Please share:The Day I Thought I Had It All Together and Was Proved Wrong We were early in our homeschooling journey when it happened. The morning was progressing smoothly in preparation for starting our homeschool lessons. I was feeling pretty … Continue reading

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Having “The Talk” with Your Preteens (Passport2Purity)

Please share: *I received a Passport2Purity Getaway Kit from FlyBy Promotions in exchange for an honest review. I was not required to write a positive review. All opinions are my own. Having “The Talk” with Your Preteens (Passport2Purity) My daughters … Continue reading

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14 Ideas for Free or Inexpensive Summer Fun

Please share: My kids have looked forward to summer for months: a much lighter homeschool lesson schedule, warm days to play outside, more chances to hang out with friends as they get out of school, and all the fun activities! … Continue reading

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Join Odyssey Adventure Club for a Summer Challenge and Movie Ticket Giveaway

Please share:As an Odyssey Adventure Club blogger, my family enjoys a complimentary membership to the Odyssey Adventure Club. (We have listened to and loved Odyssey for years, so this was a great opportunity for us.) We just saw this summer challenge … Continue reading

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Never Say No by Mark and Jan Foreman {Review}

Please share: Note: I received a free copy of  Never Say No by Mark and Jan Foreman from Litfuse Publicity Group in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. I was not required to write a positive review. … Continue reading

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The Truth about the Special Needs Journey

Please share: The Truth about the Special Needs Journey In November, I wrote a draft for a book. I’ve meant to get around to editing and revising ever since, but I can’t make myself do it. There’s something inherently wrong … Continue reading

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Stress Relief for Special Needs Moms

Please share: Stress Relief for Special Needs Moms This week was very stressful. There’s a lot going on here: my husband’s new job (and his office is now at home), an out-of-town specialist appointment for Princess Roo, and state-mandated standardized … Continue reading

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Autism: The Blessing of Late Diagnosis

Please share: Autism: The Blessing of Late Diagnosis Don’t misunderstand me. I know that the earlier a child is diagnosed with autism, the better. Early intervention is important, but sometimes it just doesn’t happen. My daughter was six and a … Continue reading

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