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Start School Right 2016 {FREE Workshop}

Let me help you Start School Right in 2016! I am hosting an online workshop about how to homeschool my child … NEXT Tuesday, January 19, 2016 and YOU are invited. It’s complimentary for all my readers. How’s that for a deal!   Start School Right in 2016 Online Workshop January 19, 2016 7:00pm – 8:15pm… Continue Reading

Why I Keep Blogging? (and Why I have this Website)

Why I Keep Blogging? (and Why I have this Website)

So why do I write this blog? Why do I have a website? Why do I sell homeschool products? Here’s one major reason: Isn’t she cute! Last month I played Gigi and babysat for 5 days while her parents took a vacation. We were getting ready for church & I had to take a quick… Continue Reading

If You’re Attracted to 50 Shades of Grey

If You’re Attracted to 50 Shades of Grey

Some of you may be shocked that I’m even mentioning 50 Shades of Grey on my homeschool blog. You’ll probably be interested in the last commenter I mention below. Others of you are struggling in your desire to see the movie that opened on Valentines Day. You’ll want to read the first few commenters. I… Continue Reading

One Thousand Gifts & Thirty Days of Gratitude {30 Days of Thanks}

One Thousand Gifts & Thirty Days of Gratitude {30 Days of Thanks}

The book, One Thousand Gifts, made  a huge impact on my life.  A year ago, I wrote the following post and decided it would be a great addition to my 30 Days of Thanks series.  So, I’m re-posting it below.  Please let me know what you think. from July 2012 Last week I mentioned the… Continue Reading

I’m a Grandma . . .

I’m a Grandma . . .

On the first day of  October, I got a text from Jesse (son-in-law) saying they were at the hospital & he’d let me know if they were staying.  Our tile man was coming in a few minutes to measure our kitchen.  As the tile man walked in the door, Jesse texted saying they were admitted… Continue Reading

Get Your Priorities Straight

NOTE: Yesterday, I accidentally published this post before having a chance to edit it. When I woke up this morning, I deleted that post and re-wrote one that shares what is on my heart. I hope it will encourage you to get you priorities straight as you start a new homeschool year. ============ In case… Continue Reading

Teen Girls Bible Study in San Salvador

Teen Girls Bible Study in San Salvador

This week, I’m back in San Salvador helping with a private school’s end-of-year trip.  We just finished our first Bible study with our teen girls this week.  It was awesome. Let me back up & share how this special Bible study came to be. As some of you know, Steve & I went to El… Continue Reading

Family Mission Trips (Spring Break Part 4)

Family Mission Trips (Spring Break Part 4)

Work Day #4 (Our Last Work Day) Sara reminded us during devo to finish strong this week.  It was our last day to get some jobs done. In VBS we discussed Jesus feeding the 5000 and how He can use small things in our lives to bless others. In between VBS & girls Bible study,… Continue Reading

Family Mission Trips {Spring Break Part 3}

Family Mission Trips {Spring Break Part 3}

Work Day #3 We started our day with VBS again & Elijah serving the widow who’s oil never runs out.  The craft was “magico”. They colored the back side of a jar with markers. When you paint the front with oil, the colors magically appear. It was fun and a great way to remember the… Continue Reading

Family Mission Trips {Spring Break Part 2}

Family Mission Trips {Spring Break Part 2}

Continuing my story about our family mission trips during spring break. Work Day #2 It’s our first day of VBS – orphange kids in the morning & neighborhood kids after lunch.  We introduced the idea of serving God, even when we don’t think we have the tools to serve. All our teachers related to Moses… Continue Reading