How to Protect Your Child from a Peer’s Worldly Behavior

5 ways to stave off bad language from your children’s playmates

Although there are many, many reasons I’ve chosen to homeschool, one of the main causes is simply because I am trying to raise my children to speak and act in an honorable manner. Unfortunately, the atmosphere in a good portion of public schools is one in which bad behavior and foul language go unchecked. Crude language is seen as a sign of maturity, and those who do not speak that way are often teased.

I am not for one second trying to put forth the notion that my kids are perfect. I’m chuckling just at the thought of that. However, how my children present themselves to others is important enough to me to merit a high place on my “reasons to homeschool” roster.  Continue reading “How to Protect Your Child from a Peer’s Worldly Behavior”

Lazy Day Links- 5/27/16

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All of our kids are now finished with “school” and had their homeschool evaluations this morning, so our spring/summer break has now officially begun! My younger kids have been finished for about two weeks now, and I’m honestly missing our unit studies already. 😦

Anyway, on to this week’s links:

Favorite Blog Posts:

Please Don’t Tell Your Kids to Believe in God Just in Case He Exists– Natasha Crain

Why I Chose to Be Pro-Choice (Read it! It’s not what you think!!)- Me, Coffee & Jesus

The Time to Take a Closer Look at Our Public Schools Is Now– Children Are a Blessing

It’s Normal to Have Babies. (That’s Why I Look at You Weird When You Ask Me If I’m “Done.”)– Generation Cedar

Dear Drake– Beauty Beyond Bones


My Older Posts:

Homeschooling IS Learning in the Real World

Going on a Road Trip? Ditch the Textbooks and Live Life!

Why Should We Homeschool?

An Obliteration of Childhood

Sometimes the Best Teachers Don’t Need a Degree


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Books Worth Reading:

Fossil Hunter– John B. Olson

The Nephilim Trilogy– L.A. Marzulli

Wars of the Realm Book 3- Light of the Last– Chuck Black

The Mothman Prophecies- A True Story (Note: I haven’t lost my mind…I don’t believe this story is true, but it makes for a great science fiction read!)

What Do I Do Monday?– John Holt


That’s it for this week. Starting next week, I plan on using a theme for all of my book recommendations. Until then, Happy Memorial Day!


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