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Marriage, Family, & Homeschooling in the Military {Part 3}






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Seven days after arriving in North Carolina, tragedy struck again. I was pregnant for the third time and we lost our second baby. It was a hard time for me and my faith in God’s promise for a son. I wish I could say that I just prayed and all the hurt went away, but it DID NOT. I wish I could say that I was over losing the first child, BUT I WAS NOT. The truth is, I was {Read More}



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Marriage, Family, & Homeschooling in the Military {Part 2}






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Daddy & Princess saying goodbye June 2004 When the orders came in May of 2004, they were what the Army calls, “warning orders” – meaning get ready for a rapid deployment. He was shipping out to Iraq in 4 weeks for a year. At the time the orders came down, I was 4 months pregnant. The following month, just 7 days before the deployment, I was going into the OBGYN’s office for my first prenatal visit. My husband was unable {Read More}



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Marriage, Family, & Homeschooling in the Military {Part 1}






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In light of tomorrow, June 10, 2011, being our 11th wedding anniversary, I wanted to share how homeschooling, our marriage, and family life are intertwined.  If you told me 11 years ago that I would be a homeschooling stay-at-home mother, I would have laughed. Laughed again. Then laughed some more. To be honest, I might have even said a few “choice” words about what my idea of homeschooling was. And tell you that it was NEVER for me. That was then. {Read More}



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Are You Like – One Of Those Homeschooled Kids?






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Earlier today while my children were playing at the park, a little girl asked our daughter Princess, “Are you like – one of those homeschooled kids?” Princess busted out in laughter, and said, “I’m not like one of them, I am one of them!” The little girl was obviously satistfied with my daughter’s answer and they ran off to play together. She asked Princess this question because we were at the park around lunch time – and so was she. She {Read More}



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