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    Heart of the Matter is Headed ...

      Coming in November 2014!   Heart of the Matter, the homeschool website that you have come to know and love since 2008, is getting a updated look, ex...

  • Embracing the opportunity that knocks on Oct. 31

    Opportunity Knocks on Oct. 31

    Little kids in costumes can be cute, yes. But Halloween can be really annoying. As a mom, I have never liked Halloween and all the scary, gross stuff ...

  • Children reading to dogs can be lots of fun!

    Go Read to the Dog!

    “Mommy?  Are you awake?”  Oops.  I had closed my eyes again while working with my son on his reading.  We did our reading work in the early afternoon,...

  • endinmind

    Beginning with the End in Mind...

    Beginning with the “end in mind”….what exactly does that mean? Stay tuned over the next two weeks to learn more about how this phras...

  • We try so hard to do it all, but we won't settle for something.

    All or Something

    I hate to admit this, but I used to be an ALL OR NOTHING kind of gal. If I set a goal to work out every day then I would do it; if I missed the mark, ...

All or Something

I hate to admit this, but I used to be an ALL OR NOTHING kind of gal. If I set a goal to work out every day then I would do it; if I missed the mark, I would beat myself up.  If I went on a diet then I would not waver fr...

Go Read to the Dog!

“Mommy?  Are you awake?”  Oops.  I had closed my eyes again while working with my son on his reading.  We did our reading work in the early afternoon, right after lunch and apparently coinciding with my need for a nap.  ...

Go Read to the Dog!

“Mommy?  Are you awake?”  Oops.  I had closed my eyes again while working with my son on his reading.  We did our reading work in the early afternoon, right after lunch and apparently coinciding with my need for a nap.  ...

Opportunity Knocks on Oct. 31

Little kids in costumes can be cute, yes. But Halloween can be really annoying. As a mom, I have never liked Halloween and all the scary, gross stuff that comes with it. I especially dislike all the scary, gross stuff in...