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The Only Thing to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

There have been times in my parenting journey (which includes our homeschooling) that I have not known what to do. It may have been a behaviour issue that I was bamboozled by, it may have been an academic need I did not know how to provide for, it may have been a...
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Do Your Kids Have Confidence in Who They Are?

Our children need to have confidence in who they are if they are to step out and be all that God has made them be. They need confidence in talking to other people, they need confidence to try new things, they need confidence to solve problems and think creatively,...
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4 Tips to Help the Homeschool Mum who is Tired of Homeschooling

There are times in our homeschooling journey where mum get’s tired, not just the tired from a need of sleep but a bone-weary, lost my joy weary. This happens in every profession, every career.  But the answer isn’t always about changing our job – as a homeschool mum...
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If you are Tired, are you Prepared to Make Changes?

I am sure we are all familiar with this cry – I’m tired. Sometimes it is said with a whine, sometimes it is just a statement. Sometimes it is our kids who say it, sometimes it is us. There is a good tired, and there is a tiredness that we need to look into deeper,...
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Mum Heart WA 2017: Simplicity

Over the last 6 months or so I have been organising a Mum Heart Conference on the western side of Australia.  Those who have been here with me at Live life with your Kids for a while, know that I have supported the Mum Heart conferences over east since they began in...
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Each Child is Born a Person: Get to Know your Child

The idea that children are persons is one of the first principles that Charlotte Mason lays out in her writings. We need to consider this concept, not because Charlotte Mason said it, but because it is a scriptural truth. God knew each one of us before the foundations...
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