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A New Year, Your Best Year 2019

A New Year, Your Best Year 2019

With 2019 right around the corner, I want to be sure you get this free resource.  I have a Best Year 2019 Bundle ($30 value) just for you . . . so you can start your year off right.  Whether you’re a homeschooler or just a mom wanting to do the best with your family, the… Continue Reading

3 Christmas Crafts To Do with Your Kids this Weekend

For many of us, we’re starting a long weekend for Christmas. Why not spend time together at home? Get away from the hustle and bustle at the malls. Spend time with your kids and make some easy, fun Christmas crafts. I shared Christmas crafts and other activities for kids on a recent Mom’s Monday Lunch… Continue Reading

Surviving Christmas in Your Homeschool with a Christmas Unit Study

Surviving Christmas in Your Homeschool with a Christmas Unit Study

One of the best pieces of advice I received the first year I homeschooled was to take a break during December. A friend of mine who had kids the same ages, but had homeschooled since Kindergarten, told me she “quits” formal homeschooling. What you might say? Quit homeschooling for a month. Well, not really! From… Continue Reading

How to Avoid Christmas Stress this Year

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a wild week. You name it, it’s gone wrong. In some ways it’s a comedy of errors. In other ways, I believe it’s the enemy trying to steal my peace. You may feel the same way trying to avoid Christmas stress right now. Since last weekend …. Continue Reading

3 Steps on How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful

3 Steps on How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful

Our 30 Days of Thanksgiving Ideas is concluding this week with how to teach kids to be grateful as we prepare for Christmas. Being grateful is not just for November and Thanksgiving. An attitude of gratitude should be year-round, especially during Advent, as we prepare our hearts for Christmas. If you missed any of our… Continue Reading

How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How can we encourage gratitude for kids? Let’s jump right in . . . Pray to Encourage Gratitude for Kids Praying seems so simple, but doesn’t always happen. We say our relationship with God is most important, but the urgent activities take over and we push prayer aside.  If that is a picture of your… Continue Reading

Gratitude Activities – Prepare for Advent

Gratitude Activities – Prepare for Advent

As we enter the Advent season, we should remember the Thanksgiving holiday sets up Advent & Christmas. One way we can refocus our family’s Christmas season is to use gratitude activities as we look at the past. Our family’s past and history’s past. When we see how God has blessed us and others, we can… Continue Reading

Things to be Grateful For List – Leading into Advent

Things to be Grateful For List – Leading into Advent

Advent begins next Sunday. What are you doing to prepare for Christmas through this coming Advent Season?  In our family, we read a special set of Scriptures throughout Advent, to refocus our attention on Christ during the holiday season.  Personally, I think it would be great to connect Thanksgiving to Advent & Christmas by using… Continue Reading

15 Ways to Be a Blessing With Your Kids

15 Ways to Be a Blessing With Your Kids

Nobody wants their children to be ungrateful. We hope that the sweet children we have been given to raise will become kind, loving, compassionate adults. Not greedy, selfish, or uncaring. There may be days those greedy thoughts are all they express. We need to show them how to think of others before themselves, but how?… Continue Reading

Advent Snail Mail

Advent Snail Mail

Advent is such a great opportunity to not only celebrate and honor The Coming of Christ’s birth, but also to show love to the people in your life! We have tried many different Advent opportunities as our boys grew up. From reading daily scripture to crafting adorable ornaments with Truth in the Tinsel, and Rak’ing… Continue Reading