Susan K. Stewart is a teacher, writer, and speaker known for practical solutions to real-world situations. Her books include Harried Homeschooler’s Handbook: Finding Hope in the Havoc, Science in the Kitchen: Fearless Science at Home for All Ages, Preschool: At What Cost?, Family Preparation in the City and Suburbia, award-winning Formatting e-Books for Writers, and newly released Donkey Devos: Listen When God Speaks. She brings her inspiring and encouraging messages to online and in-person ... Read More about About Susan
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(This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure statement.) The time between New Year’s Day and Easter is the longest of the school year. My student teaching advisor told us this ... Read More about Give Yourself a Gift Of Encouragement
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