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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

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