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Showing posts from July, 2013

Anybody for a Giveaway???

It is almost August and that means homeschool moms everywhere are gearing up for the next school year. That also means it's the ideal time for some encouragement in the form of a G-I-V-E-A-W-A-Y!! How would you like the chance to win a FREE ticket to a full week of wisdom, advice and encouragement from some of the biggest names in the homeschool community? Well, here's your opportunity to win a ticket to the upcoming Schoolhouse Expo ( ). Guest speakers include ~ Adam Andrews Ray Comfort Dean Butler Todd Wilson Jessica Hulcy Diana Waring Dr. Jay Wile Hal & Melanie Young Kim Kautzer Antony Kolenc Terri Johnson Andy Harris Jennifer Courtney Joaquin Fernandez Carol Topp Adam Andrews Andrew Pudewa Ann Dunagan Christine Field

Tweaking My To-Do List

Ever have a to-do list that's WAY too long? Yea, that happens to me pretty much every day. And when I only get a *few* items crossed off my to-do list, I tend to think of the day as a failure. But this summer has taught me not to focus so intently on the crossing off ... let me share what I've been learning. The list is just a tool. It's not the standard by which I must live every moment of my life. And if the tool isn't aiding me, then it's essentially a worthless, broken tool. This summer I have learned to use the right tool for the job. Due to ridiculously, unexplainable, unusually bizarre events and circumstances that have turned one-hour projects into twenty-hour drudgery's, I've opted for shorter daily to-do lists. And surprisingly, I get a lot more done with a shorter list. Time is not flexible or negotiable. I've only got so much of it each day, and I cannot make it "mind me" and do what I say. Let go of expectations about how my ti