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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

Activities for Your Easter Celebration

Activities for Your Easter Celebration

Easter is an awesome day of celebration. When else will you celebrate that Jesus conquered death and sin?  Jesus has victory over death, so we should have prepare our kids with activities leading up to your Easter celebration. On Mom’s Monday Lunch Bunch, I shared Easter ideas from our family … ones we did with… Continue Reading

Family Valentines Day Ideas

Family Valentines Day Ideas

With Valentine’s Day next week, let’s share some fun family Valentines Day ideas you can use in your own family.  Your kids will love all the fun ideas. To start, check out our video with lots of Valentines Ideas for Kids and Families… Valentines Crafts and fun with your kids. It’s not too late to… 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