From the monthly archives:

December 2009

Cultivating Questions

by autumn on December 29, 2009 · 2 comments

As a parent you pray that your children will always feel comfortable asking you questions.  Many parents feel this means they have to be their kids’ best friend.  This couldn’t be farther from the truth. The way to ensure your children ask you questions of any nature is to “fertilize” their minds with the nutrients […]

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Who Messed Up “A Holy Night”??

by autumn on December 21, 2009

I’ll admit I’m not the greatest discerner.  My husband, however,  is blessed with discernment, apparently God gave him enough for both him and me. Sometimes I find myself rockin’ to a “secular” Christian song (intended contradiction) and Michael will dryly ask if I’ve listened to the words.  Not really. I’m wrapped up in the “feel” […]

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Memorization Ideas

by autumn on December 13, 2009 · 2 comments

I have found that, in the homeschool setting, memorization is the most effective tool I have for teaching my children discipline.  Memorization is never effortless.  Even for someone who is highly gifted in that skill. I am good at memorizing but I have to put in work before I am able to recite it.  Now […]

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Book Recommendations

by autumn on December 4, 2009

When people visit our house they immediately see how important books are to our family. Our bookshelf is just about squeezed tight with books and we have another bookshelf in Michael’s office. To say we love books is an understatement. Undoubtedly, we get asked about book recommendations. Here are a few categories of our top […]

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Not Promised

by autumn on December 1, 2009

What does God promise us? “I have come into the world as light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.” John 12:46 “Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.” John 1:12 “He gives strength to […]

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