Christmas Gift Giving: Don’t buy your kids toys, buy them hours of fun.

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Don’t buy your kids toys, buy them hours of fun.

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Whether you are looking for Christmas gift giving or making a special kid in your life happy, think in HOURS not items. By this I mean you should look at the time your child will play with an item as you evaluate whether or not to buy it.

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5 Home Schooling Helps For Parents: Discipline

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Sometimes parents need a  little home schooling help. What if one day you look around and realize that you need to change something with your home school or discipline in your household?  What can you do?

Help for Parents: Phone Encouragement

Home schooling is difficult. Thankfully there is a way to get the support you need with a phone consult. I will listen to what is going on at your house and help you come up with a plan that could work with your family.  Get on my calendar here.

Homeschool Christian Mom Private Client Group is available if you need more homeschooling support.

If you just need a few ideas to get you on the right track, here’s what worked for us:

The Toys Are Getting Dumped Out All The Time!

For example, what if you realize that your children dump all the toys over and over again all day long and you are sick and tired of the mess? You’ve tried a few things but nothing has worked. What do you do now?

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Marrying a Foreigner? 9 Things To Think About

Are you thinking about marrying a foreigner? This picture shows an American family outside truck on remote road, mountains in distance

Does it matter if my fiancé is from a different culture?  Are you thinking about marrying a foreigner? There are lots and lots of things to consider. Have you thought of them all? Does it matter?  Yes, (pause) and no.

What does culture and being a foreigner really mean?

There are many factors involved but you should consider what culture really means.   Why does it matter?  If you can both speak at least one language in common, what does it matter if you grew up in another country and culture?

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Marrying a foreigner: Here is a picture of 2 yo American boy standing in field in Ethiopia. The text says, Culture is part of who people are, not just the place they grew up.

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