Thieves Fruit & Veggie Wash vs Gum: who wins?

Thieves Fruit & Veggie Wash vs Gum: who wins?
Check out what I found on my van seat... and what product I hacked to get it clean. Love my kids, but... !!! It's gotta go! 
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Navigating Junior High in a Homeschool World

Navigating Junior High in a Homeschool World
We're going to play a game with the pictures in this post today: How many kids in the shot are "junior high"? Have fun with it - and maybe look back on your own junior high years of awkwardness with a little more kindness than you may have in the past. You couldn't help it. You were ... Junior High. Let's talk about how we handle the changes that our children go through during those junior high years, particularly with an eye on their education. (With some essential oil suggestions at the end to help you keep your sanity!)


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Navigating Junior High

Navigating Junior High
In looking back through my youth, the time of my life that I look back on with the most embarrassment and discomfort, is junior high. That stage between 11 and 13, where you're too old to keep playing little kid games, and think you know everything, but aren't old enough to accept that you don't (know everything, that is), and to top it all off, you want very much to be accepted by a group... any group.. and in the pursuit, you lose a lot of yourself for a little while and make some really un-wise decisions. Anyone else feel that way about those years?

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