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Hair of the Dog Part 2 (Or Gift Ideas for Realmies Suffering Withdrawals)

Hair of the Dog Part 2 (Or Gift Ideas for Realmies Suffering Withdrawals)

We’re not even halfway to Realm Makers 2017 but we are approaching the Christmas season, so what better way to help Realmies with withdrawals and provide gift ideas? So there’s that saying the cure for a hangover is the hair of the dog that bit you. Realm Makers is the dog and there’s a lot of […]

Agency & the Checkout Trap

Agency & the Checkout Trap

Sometimes it’s tempting to hate agency. One of those times is the checkout aisle. Racks of chocolate, gum, ring pops ad nauseum. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t fall for them … (well, okay maybe on a rare occasion), but rarely do I shop without all five kids under age 10. You get good at […]

Five good reasons to use seminar handouts

Five good reasons to use seminar handouts

I had a disagreement with a fellow businessperson this week. I’m a writing coach, he’s a leadership coach. We both taught in the Summer Seminar Series put on by the Central Florida Christian Chamber of Commerce. On Tuesday, he attended my article-writing seminar, where I passed out handouts containing my major talking points. On Thursday, […]

Sounding Off on “That Word”

I recently read a blog post about the controversy over removing the “n” word from Mark Twain’s Huck Finn. I’ll admit that at first I was on the side of the blogger. She compared the word being so casually used in literature to that of the word “rape” being used casually—such as someone complaining that they […]

My House, My Beliefs

This article was shared with my homeschool group this morning: The Third Wave of Homeschool Persecution Essentially, the author is saying that we homeschoolers have already been accused of poor education practices and poor socialization of our children. Both of those have been refuted, over and over, and pretty well proven wrong. Homeschoolers are scoring […]