Author Archives: Marsha

About Marsha

A hard working wife and mother!

It’s time for Memory Master preparation!  Moms are drilling. Kids are reciting. Dads are encouraging.   This year Foundation students will recite 500 pieces of information they learned during Cycle 2.  According to Classical Conversation’s Foundations Guide, that’s 24 science facts, … Continue reading

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Are you teaching an Only? You’re not alone! When we returned to our homeschool community, I was surprised by the increased number of families with only one child.  Being accustom to large homeschool families, I am happy there are more … Continue reading

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Everyone knows about Spring cleaning  after a long winter, but what about Fall cleaning to prepare for winter. My house is usually worse following the warm season than the cold. We keep the windows open as much as the weather … Continue reading

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I did it.  I quit my job!  I’ve grown weary of being a victim of an unstable economy. The layoffs, pay cuts,  job eliminations, the uncertainty.  My family has been negatively affected by the state of the economy over the … Continue reading

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“Who Moved My Pulpit?”  by Thom Rainer President & CEO of Lifeway is a necessity for leadership of any church facing changes,  whether it is changing from traditional to contemporary music or a new pastor search. The average church member … Continue reading

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If you or your kiddos are looking for a great read this summer, look no further.  Priscilla Shirer’s  “The Prince Warriors” will keep everyone on the edge of their seats with  intriguing adventures as brothers Xavier and Evan, along with … Continue reading

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Welcome to the last Mother’s Day giveaway and congratulations to Emily, the winner of Encouraging Thoughts for Women. Drum roll please! I saved the best for last, the Devotional for Women written by Rhonda Harrington Kelley and Dorothy Kelley Patterson.  … Continue reading

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A day of rest. No blogging. No Facebook. No Twitter. No email. No Pinterest. Just… Peace. Quiet. Family. Naps. Unplugged Sunday.

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Congratulations to Ashley of CreatingPreciousMoments.blogspot.com for winning Peace for a Woman’s Soul, the first of three devotionals I am giving away in May in honor of Mother’s Day! Devotional two is Encouraging Thoughts for Women, A Devotional Journal . This … Continue reading

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  In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m giving away THREE devotionals during the month of May, one each week for three weeks starting today.  Here we go! Devotional One: Peace for a Woman’s Soul Finding Rest for Your Spirit This … Continue reading

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