Faith Over Fear
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The Courage to Face a Difficult School Year - Ep. 17

August 25, 2020
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This episode isn’t just for homeschooling moms. We’re talking to all parents about the fears and realities of a school year that is going to look far different than it ever has before.

Whether you’ve been homeschooling for some time or have been thrown into home educating this year, you likely wrestle with insecurities and fears. What if you don’t teach your kids everything they need academically? What if your daily interactions harm your relationship?

In this episode, homeschooling expert Jennifer Henn shares truths, tools, and tips that carried her and her family through nearly two decades of home education.

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Her book: Take the Mystery Out of Homeschooling: A How-To Guide

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Group Discussion Questions:

1.What is one truth presented in this episode that you can hold tight to in the coming year?
2.How prepared do you feel for the year ahead?
3.What fears do you have related to home educating your children?
4.What are you most looking forward to this school year?
5.In what ways can you see God guiding you as a parent/grandparent/guardian?
6.What might it look like to surrender your child’s growth to God?
7.In what ways have you allowed a sense of comparison to increase your anxiety?
8.What are some ways you can more actively live in grace—for yourself and your kids?
9.Why is it important to take a long-term view of our children’s education?
10.How can you use behavioral challenges encountered during your home educating experiences to deepen your relationship with your kids?

Episode Image Credit: Getty/Emilija Randjelovic

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Jennifer Slattery, founder of Wholly Loved Ministries, is a multi-published author, national speaker, and speaking coach passionate about helping God's children reach their full potential and live fully surrendered to Christ. She is a host on Your Daily Bible Verse and Faith Over Fear. Find her online at
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Carol Ogle McCracken is a fun-loving wedding planner, speaker, Bible teacher, and author who brings to Scripture to inspire a personal, vibrant relationship with Him. Her authentic challenges faced while journeying through alcoholism, raising a child with special needs, and divorce, equip her to teach, entertain and encourage you. Carol currently serves as the Minister of Discipleship at her home church and is a Christian communicator in many different forums, large and small, and especially enjoys teaching at women’s retreats. Her book Wisdom, Where to Find It if You've Lost, Forgotten, or Never Had It was released in November 2020.
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