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An Encouraging Post, As We End Our School Year

I'm sorry that I've disappeared!  I caught quite a cold.

As we end our school year I want to encourage you to see just how much your children have learned, the progress they've made as individual people.


Its easy to compare our homeschools with our friends homeschools.  Its easy to see so many outside activities that one family does, and compare with the few that you do.

Can I encourage you to look to the Lord for His direction for your family?  He knows just what each child needs.  Maybe one year it is a co-op, but another year it is time to be home together, and let them play a team sport.  Don't get caught in the trap that each child has to do every activity or sport or lesson that they want!




This is especially difficult when you have many small children.  We allowed our kids to do one thing.  They tried team sports and didn't really enjoy them.  A few did riding lessons for a few years.  Most have taken music lessons for several years.  We've tried to be sensitive to what each child's interests were and to see how those could be accommodated

Pray for wisdom, God will answer you.

My friend Karen Andreola has a wonderful blog post, on this very idea, called Finding Your Feet.

Be encouraged and enjoy your summer!



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