Is God still good when you still suffer

I was molested when I was eight years old by someone who should have protected me. When I was twelve/thirteen I watched my mom suffer through nightmares, daymares (yes they are a thing), flashbacks, depression and wanting to end her life. My dad was often distant, although I don’t blame …

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If my house looks like a tornado went through it, don’t yell at me, ask me if I’m ok!

When Mark and I got married eleven years ago we had pictures of what we thought marriage would like. He would get a job, work a 9-5, get paid and support us. I would work until we had kids and then I would become a homeschool mom. It sounded like …

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Be more than a boss, be a mentor

I have been on a mission to live out the roles of authority God has given me as a mentor. Whether it is as a parent, boss or a bible study leader. I want to see my role in each of these as an opportunity to help those around me grow into …

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What is your business core?

We model our business core after the homeschooling method we discovered a little over five years ago. Thomas Jefferson Education is an educational method based on three phases of learning. Learning these three steps have had a tremendous impact on our family, knowledge, and business. There have been many times over the …

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Five years later, does TJED work?

We always knew we wanted to create a different learning environment for our kids than we had growing up. We wanted their education to be different from a public, private or christian school. In one way or the other, Mark and I combined had experienced all three. We wanted a hands-on, …

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When they begin to fly

I am sitting in the auditorium while my girls wait for their turn to practice during the dress rehearsal for their winter dance recital. Their buns are in place, makeup carefully applied and they are sitting with their friends. I am thinking about Maddie’s first three years of dancing and …

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