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7 Essentials for Saving Money at The Grocery Store

If you Google “saving money at the grocery store” you’ll find about a gazillion great ideas. Unfortunately for me, when I see a gazillion ideas about anything my brain tends to short-circuit and I process none of them. Assuming I’m not the only one whose brain works this way, I’ve compiled a short, uncomplicated list […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling in Georgia

According to recent statistics, homeschooling is on the rise in the Peach State! And with good reason: One of the most homeschool-friendly States, homeschoolers will find relatively few limitations on their freedoms here! First things first Thinking about homeschooling? While Candy and I are fierce proponents of home-based education, we also understand that it’s not […]

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How to Bring Geography to Life for Your Middle Schooler

We use Affiliate Links in many posts. It allows us to keep our site up and running smoothly. You can find more info on our Affiliate/Disclosure Page. We sincerely appreciate your support! One of my kids’ favorite subjects over the years has been – hands down – geography. Although they are all avid readers, there’s something about […]

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Being Refreshed…by Refreshing Others

Note: Laurel Joyce Griffith frequently writes here on faith and parenting. She left last week for the trip she is describing here. After you finish reading this story, please check out her blog and catch up on trip updates… This weekend I leave for Haiti, where I’ll be serving with a mission team from Daphne […]

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What To Do When Timeout Isn’t Working

“Living with a hyperactive, over-reactive, defiant, aggressive, anxious daughter had become too chaotic to manage.” “My 6 year-old son had been in therapy for several years….his behavior was getting worse and I didn’t know what to do.” “At 18 months, about the time Nathan stopped breastfeeding, we began to see changes for the worse. He […]

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