We don’t have to be trapped by the whims of our moods. We can choose our attitudes, repent of our whining, and cheer up – because God gives us the grace and strength to do so.

Be a Shepherd, Not a Sheepdog – part 1
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Back in July, we held the first Scholé Sisters retreat with the topic of leadership. During my talk, “Lead with Your Strengths,” I made the analogy of being a shepherd rather than a sheepdog. The... Read More

The Best Character Building Program
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“Mommy! He hit me!” “But he was being annoying!” How easy is it to start barking out the orders: “You, don’t tattle.” “You, don’t lie.” “You, don’t hit.” “You, mind your own business.” …and then... Read More

What I learned from being homeschooled
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I wasn’t allowed to ride my bike. Back in the 80s, homeschooling was not hip. Homeschooling was not even a category anyone but a few families who listened to Focus on the Family had in... Read More

Homeschooling for Sanctification
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What do we do with tedious homeschool days? What do we do with turbulent homeschool days? What do we do with terrible homeschool days? They happen. Sometimes they outnumber the terrific homeschool days. Ok, often... Read More

The Self-Care You Need is Spiritual
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Online conversations quickly devolve, and none more quickly than those centering on self-care. Yet, this conversation has traction and persistence for a very valid reason: We so ardently wish to not burn out, but to... Read More

What do I do when my kid complains?
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It will happen. “I hate this book!”

 “Do we have to do Morning Time?” “There’s no point in learning algebra!” When it happens, you have not failed. Pick up your shield of imperviousness, homeschool mama;... Read More

Roll with the punches.
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Organize your attitude #16 The tagline I repeat over and over again in Work the Plan is Work the plan. Roll with the punches. Do the right next thing. What does it mean to roll... Read More

Find out what it means to organize your attitude

…and why it matters