April 24, 2015

Welcome to the Mentoring Our Own Blog!

Welcome to my Mentoring Our Own blog. This is my new, optimized, all-in-one website. I will blog here about homeschool, home, family, and life! That about covers everything, doesn't it? Mentoring Our Own was originally a yahoo group I started in January 2002. The group was an online home for our local homeschool study group. […]

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Finding Time

Homeschooling moms often wonder how to balance caring for the home, homeschooling, family, and caring for one’s self. This is a common issue for moms, in today’s world. Many moms who do not homeschool struggle with these same issues of balancing caring for the home, family, work, and caring for one’s self. Some are dealing […]

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January 19, 2021

Removing the 600 lb Guilt Monkey

Do you get in the cycle of feeling guilty when you are homeschooling, because your house needs cleaning? When you stop to clean, do you feel guilty because you are not homeschooling? Well, it is time to ditch that guilt.Are there things you just never seem to get to? These things can leave you with […]

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December 22, 2020

Our Fourth Book is Published! What You Need to Know About Homeschooling Preschoolers and Kindergarteners

My daughter, Julia Groves (at The Quiet Grove), and I have published our fourth book in the Homeschooling Basics Series, “What You Need to Know About Homeschooling Preschoolers and Kindergarteners.”Are you a parent looking into homeschooling your preschool or kindergarten child?  Do some people encouraging you to hold off on academics? Are other people encouraging […]

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