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More Farmer than Teacher

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on September 02, 2017
I think many of us raised in institutional schooling approach homeschooling with a faulty paradigm.  We picture the role of a teacher as an adult standing in front of a group of children working hard to impart information to them.  In my…Read

Living Vicariously

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on July 20, 2017
The word vicarious is defined as “experiencing in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person.”  I remember hearing the warning not to live vicariously through my children.  I thought this could never happen to me…Read

Launching

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on July 08, 2017
My eldest is about to graduate.  This is the child we decided to homeschool when she was 3-years old.  This is our "experimental child."  And looking back, I think the experiment turned out amazing. My oldest has requested an unusual…Read

Spinning Plates

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on June 17, 2017
When my first 4 children were young, my life was incredibly busy but very simple.  Life revolved around the youngest children's schedules, especially naptime, and we rarely left the house.  But now most of my children are upper…Read

The Joy of Greek

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on May 25, 2017
Greek is a rich, ancient language and the primary language of the New Testament.  As anyone knows who has ever learned a foreign language, much can be lost in translation and this is true with the New Testament as well.  A fuller…Read

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Defining True Success

Like most parents, I desire for my children to be successful. Because I homeschool, this desire can create extra stress. So much of my children’s training rests on my shoulders! It’s helpful to define success so that a homeschooling…Read
Digging Broken Cisterns

Digging Broken Cisterns

My journey toward depending more on Jesus and less on myself.
God is the source of Living Water. Most Christians I know would attest to their belief in that statement. But although I knew where Living Water was to be found and I truly loved the Lord, I found myself unconsciously driven to be…Read
The Family Approach

The Family Approach

Here's a new ministry dedicated to helping Christians rediscover a family-based approach to eldercare.
Homeschoolers have learned that relationships and families can have a greater impact on the quality of a child’s education than million-dollar facilities or well-trained professionals. A new ministry is seeking to renew the vision that…Read

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