When the darkness pisses me off!

For years I shut out the pain of the world. It was too painful, too hurtful and honestly it is still painful and hurtful. It is still a place filled with evil and as a believer some days, most days, everyday I have to fight to make my way through …

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How to bring peace back into our home

Mark’s accident has continued to put us at a standstill so to speak. God used it to help us change our course or maybe rerouting us is a better description. He has taken a few things off of our buffet and it seems he has helped us whittle it down …

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A great night sleep at Comfort Inn West, Duluth, MN

I have to admit when we first pulled up to the Comfort Inn West, Duluth, I was a little worried. It was further from the conference center than I had anticipated. However, as soon as we walked into the lobby, I was immediately put at ease. As we walked through …

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Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Albert Lea has always believed in the importance of training, equipping, and preparing the next generation for the future. This continues to be true even today. On September 29th, internationally known parenting and cyberbullying expert, Dr. Michele Borba, will be coming to Albert Lea! I would like to take a …

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What work and homeschooling look like for our family.

I shared recently that I never planned on becoming a working mom. Yet, my passion for social media and mentoring others has lead me to working. It’s called working, but to me it’s really letting me play and do what I love. Using skills I have learned through my blogging …

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The Inner Battle of the Working Mom.

I have become a working mom, part time, but a working mom none the less. I never planned on becoming a working mom. I truly love homeschooling our four kids. I love mentoring them through their fits, tears, and joys. I love watching their light bulb moments when they grasp …

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Hy-Vee Aisles Online, Making Multitasking Easy!

Yesterday was Saturday. The day I normally do all of our grocery shopping. I had some how gotten through the week without getting a grocery list made. I had also had Mark throw our grocery ad away. I knew most of my day was going to be shot and I …

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Part 7: Timothy’s Passion Tailored Learning

You may be wondering how Timothy’s passions can be tailored when he is only a year old. It’s funny, but even at a year old, he does already have interests and passions. He may not know that is what they are called, but I as his mom and mentor do …

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Part 4: Inside Maddie’s Passion Tailored Learning

Maddie is our first born. She thrives on schedules, order, and her brain is the most peaceful when she knows all her ducks are neatly in a row. She loves playing with others, but as an introvert she needs time alone to recharge. Passionate about animal science and their habitats …

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