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Too Impatient to Homeschool

In twenty years of homeschooling, the most frequent comment I have heard about the activity, from people who don’t do it, is: “I could never homeschool! I’m simply not patient enough!” This one ties, actually, with the most frequent question, “How will … Continue reading

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Achieving Impossible Dreams

From Start Your Week with Steve, the weekly newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art — Steve Says: “When we tell people what we do — I paint, Carolyn writes — the general response is, ‘Wow, that’s my dream job.’  “It … Continue reading

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Cheap, Practical — and Sort of Odd — Gift Giving

Last Christmas, because everybody was in financially challenging situations, we agreed to  go cheap on gifts — for everyone, that is, but the Toddler, who simultaneously performs the function of daughter/granddaughter/niece, depending upon who is talking about her. As grandparents, … Continue reading

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Saving Money in the Grocery Store — One Weird, Workable Idea

Years ago, with four children in tow, I spent one day a week doing the grocery shopping. The night before I scoured the ads, marking this place for brown sugar and butter, that one for grapes and toilet paper, still … Continue reading

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Is It Realistic, Following Our Dreams?

This week’s article comes with a visual — the Bold Innocence poster by Steve Henderson that encourages us to Dream Big! “Yeah, well I tried to follow my dreams but I got a big fat nowhere,” somebody told me the other day. … Continue reading

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