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Homeschool for the Love of Learning

Homeschool for the Love of Learning

Many parents pull their children from school because they want a better education for their children. As I speak to moms, I’ve discovered they want their children to read and write for the love of learning. But how do you inspire your kids to love learning on their own? Let’s take a step back and… Continue Reading

How to Start Homeschooling Right Each Year

How to Start Homeschooling Right Each Year

Whether I homeschooled for years or getting started my first year, I wanted to start each year right. I wanted to get off on the right foot. So, our first post is how to start homeschooling right this year. Just to let you know, this series is based on what YOU say is your biggest… Continue Reading

Will You Join Me for this Challenge?

Will You Join Me for this Challenge?

If you came over to my home, I’d want you to come to the back door … like all our good friends do.  I’d welcome you and offer you something to drink.  But, I’d be hoping you stayed downstairs during your visit. If you went upstairs, I’d be totally embarrassed. Sometimes my overnight guests or… Continue Reading

How to Clean House with Kids

How to Clean House with Kids

How to clean house with kids underfoot can be challenging. That’s why I made a quick video for you. I show you the good, the bad, the ugly in my home right now. You’ll also learn what we taught our kids about house cleaning, from preschool to high school. We believed our kids should contribute to… Continue Reading

Nothing But the Blood

Nothing But the Blood

Since my childhood, I’ve sung this song hundreds of times. What can wash away my sins?    Nothing but the blood of Jesus. What can make me whole again?    Nothing but the blood of Jesus. Singing this song last night at Good Friday Service, opened my eyes to a Truth I had not considered…. Continue Reading

Maundy Thursday – 9 Family Friendly Activities

Maundy Thursday – 9 Family Friendly Activities

This is a bit late, but I wanted to post it anyway. Maundy Thursday (or Holy Thursday) is today. When Steve was in seminary, I learned alot about Passion Week. I wasn’t taught much about Passion Week, growing up in the southern Bible belt.  Maundy Thursday is one of those items  I missed out on…. Continue Reading

Joy & Hope at Easter

On Mom’s Monday Lunch Bunch yesterday I shared the 8 stations of the Cross that Protestants could use with their family. I didn’t stop at the Cross, but moved ahead to share joy and hope … joy and hope at Easter, even when we are suffering, rejected, depressed or overwhelmed. How can you have hope… Continue Reading

Feeling Overwhelmed as a Mom with Easter?

Want to know a secret? I have an organizational secret weapon in my family & homeschool to reduce feeling overwhelmed as a mom at holidays. It’s called my vision or goal. For example, when it comes to celebrating Easter, I stay focused on my goal of keeping Jesus the center. When I keep my eyes… Continue Reading

Easter Bible Bundle – 3-Day Flash Sale

Easter Bible Bundle – 3-Day Flash Sale

I got to thinking yesterday about keeping Jesus the center of Easter and making Easter as big a celebration as Christmas, and I asked myself… “What’s the ONE thing I could do to help simplify Easter and still be consistent and intentional with Christ the center of Easter?” As I said in my email to… Continue Reading

13 Ideas in Preparing for Easter

13 Ideas in Preparing for Easter

Easter is less than three weeks away. Have you thought about preparing for Easter celebrations? We spend so much time preparing and celebrating Christmas that we often neglect Easter. Easter is the most important holiday Christians can celebrate.  It’s the day Christ defeats death and offers each of us a way to heaven and God’s… Continue Reading