Since I was a young woman, I have worked with children. As I dearly love these young hearts, I am particularly attuned to the anger seen in so many of them. Sometimes the anger comes from a wounded place or a response to bullying. Other times it is the result of neglect or a head injury. This blog explores practical helps for the prevention and cure of anger in children. Yes, there is prevention. Yes there are cures. Yes, more than just identifying the problem, there is help.

The Heart of ANGER – Practical Help for the Prevention and Cure of Anger in Children

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I am really just a simple girl blessed beyond words. As a mother of five beautiful children, a grateful wife, a sister, a daughter, a friend, a teacher and a follower of Jesus Christ… I stand humbled. This book is about my journey through parenting intentionally while navigating through the challenges of raising five very unique children. This book is full of practical tips and inspiration.

Nurturing My Nest – The Book

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When your space is organized, your determined routine flows smoothly.  Since homeschooling is hard every day, why not make it easier by creating improved function that fits you and your kids. Use these 10 ideas to generate more pleasant, streamlined days.

10 Ideas for Organizing Your Homeschool Space

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Changing schools at any time causes a redirection of the family lifestyle. Some parents select homeschooling because they are running from something. A teacher who does not understand a student’s learning style may discourage his student. The school environment may not be strict enough to force the child’s behavior into compliance. Bullies may be threatening their student, creating a fearful setting that prevents any cognitive progress. Others choose homeschooling because they cannot imagine their child spending all day away from them. They enjoy the joys and challenges of parenting. Some desire a private-school education for their child but cannot afford it. Homeschooling seems a viable route to reach this level of education. Still others dream of what their entire child could be if they custom design her education and skill-building development. Begin by answering the “why.”

So, You Are Thinking About Homeschooling?

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As I mature, pursuit of a calm and a peaceful spirit transforms me. Remembering that “the days are long, but the years are short”, definitely applies to homeschooling. Before me sits a child who God gave me to nurture into a Godly man or woman. Childhood is the bridge between these points. Every day behind impresses the years ahead. Here are 10 ideas to create cheerful, thriving and encouraging homeschool days.

Homeschooling with a Calm Spirit

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For proactive, intentional parents this is an opportunity for growth. Knowing your child as only  as a parent can allows you  the unprecedented freedom to custom build your child’s immediate future.

Planning a New Season in your Child’s Growth

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While preparing intentionally for your preschooler seems like an option in for the summer or school year, it should rank high in importance. Why? First, you don’t want to waste these ripe learning years. Secondly, if the little ones don’t have a plan to keep them busy, they will keep you from accomplishing your goals with the older children. Preschoolers are naturally curious. They love to play. Use this curiosity to play purposeful.

Prepping For Preschool

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