Why Are People the Way They Are?

One of the unique aspects of teaching at a small Christian School is that the teachers have a chance to get to know the kids on a deeper level. It is a level that is more than just passing them in a hall. We attend a camp at the beginning of the school year where the teachers and some parents stay in cabins with a group of young people for the week. We spend the week getting to know each other as a school. During camp this year, I had a chance to lodge with the 9th grade girls. They opened my eyes to a whole new perspective.

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The Absence of Faith

Faith

Guest post contributed by Beth Langley.  

Before I begin, I have to put out a disclaimer.  I am by no means an expert on anything, but especially not the Christian walk.  I am, however, a mom trying my best to live a life so that my children will, “…arise up, and call her blessed…” Prov. 31:28.  I would be honored if you so choose to join me in my quest.       ~Beth~

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Think Twice About Giving Teachers A Gift

Soon, the bell will ring one last time this school year. Your child will sign yearbooks, say goodbye to friends for the summer, and out the door they will go! Teachers will be both relieved they made it through one more school year, yet sad to see the children they have bonded with all year leave their classroom one last time.

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Encouragement When Life Threw a Curve Ball

Encouragement Comes Just at the Right Moment

written by Jessica Shackelford

Have you ever “met” someone, a virtual influencer, that you instantly felt a connection to? I was first introduced to Amy Roberts while enjoying the Hip Homeschool Moms conference calls on Google Hangouts. This year, I was excited to see that Amy has a podcast called Raising Arrows. Since I have children that are close to her kids’ ages, as well as our commonality of homeschooling and managing a household, I instantly binge listened to the all of her podcasts.

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It Only Takes a Moment to Make a Moment

It only takes a moment to make a moment.

Hold on hon…
I’ll be there in a minute…
Not right now…
Go ask your brother to help you…

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