Why We Decided to Homeschool

"What made you decide to homeschool?" I get that question all the time.  The answer is so complicated that I usually avoid giving a straight answer,...
How Do I Start Homeschooling?

How Do I Start Homeschooling?

"I want to homeschool, but where do I start?" I've heard this question so many times since we started homeschooling a couple of years ago. I've read this question in many of the homeschooling Facebook groups I belong to. I've even answered this question in my DMs....

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How to Change Your Marriage Through Prayer

How to Change Your Marriage Through Prayer

Note:  The following is a testimony of how my marriage has changed through prayer.  I am not a professional counselor.  If you are dealing with major marital issues, including abuse and infidelity, please seek the help of a licensed counselor.   Are you...

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40 Promising Ways to Improve Your Marriage

40 Promising Ways to Improve Your Marriage

Disclaimer:  I am not a mental health professional/expert, nor am I a counselor.  I also don’t know the deep, dark details of your marriage.  If there is any abuse, infidelity, or other severe dysfunction present in your marriage, please seek help immediately.  ...

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7 Things an Angry Mom Needs More than Ever

7 Things an Angry Mom Needs More than Ever

Have you ever felt like crap because you yelled at your kids?  After you said you would stop? Do I EVER know how that feels. Anger.  For some, it’s an emotion we fear, conceal, and feel shame over. But why is that?   Anger is just an emotion--it’s neither right nor...

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How to Trust God with Your Best Laid Plans

How to Trust God with Your Best Laid Plans

Does your to-do list runneth over?  Do you long for direction from God, but just can't seem to quiet your mind enough to sit and listen to Him?   If you're anything like me--a get-things-done kind of girl--you are probably a planner. You likely even use a planner...

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8 Ways to Supercharge Your Prayer Life

8 Ways to Supercharge Your Prayer Life

Have you ever prayed, and wondered if God heard you--or felt as though you were talking to the sky?  Have you noticed the prayers of those around you getting answered, and thought there may be some secret you missed in order to rocket-boost your prayers? If so, you...

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Hi!  I’m Kat Charles, a married mother of four precious, spirited kiddos.  We homeschool in the DC area, and we totally dig it. I am an aspiring writer, secret shower singer, and lover of all things beautiful.

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