Dara Halydier has homeschooled for 21 years and just retired! Her five boys are launched and doing well. Dara is a pastor’s wife, a Bible teacher, a conference and retreat speaker, a mentor and a friend. Dara is the president of Abiding Truth Ministry and the author of Practical Proverbs for Younger Students, Practical Proverbs for Older Students, and As They Sit and Stand: A Resource and Guide for Teaching Your Children the Bible. Dara has learned life’s lessons the hard way – experience! She has moved over thirty times, deals with chronic pain, has four boys with learning disabilities, and has overcome a past of abuse and shame to proclaim God’s grace, forgiveness, and freedom. Dara dances before her King and climbs up in her Father’s lap daily.