How To Homeschool My Child

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How Do You Love the Unlovely?

How Do You Love the Unlovely?

Do you know someone who isn’t walking with God? …….…hurting others along the way? Do you have a spouse who isn’t following God? Do you have kids who are making unwise choices? Do you have friends who mean well, but hurt you with their words or actions? Is your heart broken over a relationship in… Continue Reading

Family Staycation Ideas

Family Staycation Ideas

Last week I saw a Facebook post asking for fun, low-cost activities in our area. I immediately thought of our family staycation ideas.  What is a “staycation”? It’s a vacation where you stay at home. You visit places in your area that are free or low-cost. Things to Do in College Station & Bryan Texas… Continue Reading

Online Travel Fun for the Entire Family

Online Travel Fun for the Entire Family

If you’re like me, your family enjoys traveling together. There’s only one small problem. It often costs more than homeschool families can afford on a single income.  I just found a way to help me pay for my family’s travel expenses and want to share it with you. Especially since summer is right around the… Continue Reading

Teaching Your Kids “How to Think” {FREE Workshop}

By now, most homeschools are in full-swing . . . trying to finish the year strong. As the year comes to a close, I usually found a few last minute changes we should make. I often wondered if my homeschool was actually going to help my kids in their adult life. I wanted my kids… Continue Reading

Is a Homeschool Convention Worth Your Time & Money?

Is a Homeschool Convention Worth Your Time & Money?

Before I started homeschooling, I decided to check out the Houston homeschool convention. In my mind, it was a one-stop shopping place to get all my curriculum with no shipping charges. And that was all! A place to save money on my curriculum. Little did I know (or expect) God had so much more for… Continue Reading

Character Development for Kids {Day 2 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Character Development for Kids {Day 2 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

I planned to go on to Teaching Tip #2, but wanted to share a story about character development for kids. When I think back on the times my kids were here at home, there are a few character flaws that come to mind: Arguing Disobedience Honesty Complaining …. which all stem from Selfishness! If I… Continue Reading

5 Days of How to Homeschool: Teaching Tip #1

5 Days of How to Homeschool: Teaching Tip #1

Over the next few days,  I’ll be running a series that includes 4 tips I encourage homeschool moms to do, especially if they want their kids to grow in wisdom and Biblical thinking.  Step by step ideas on how to homeschool! Check back every day…or sign up for updates in the box to the right… Continue Reading

9 Lessons on Forgiveness {One Word for 2017}

9 Lessons on Forgiveness {One Word for 2017}

Many blogs are posting their “one word” goal for 2018. I’ve done that in years past, but I want to do something different this year. Look back on 2017. Too often, we choose a word in January and forget what it is the following December. Many words that describe what God taught me in 2017…. Continue Reading

Love of Friends

Love of Friends

With Thanksgiving coming up, I’d like to share some real-life stories of people who help others … who have a love of friends. Help others come to Jesus. I realize this isn’t a curriculum or specific activity like I normally share but I pray these stories significantly impact you & your family. My hope is… Continue Reading

Teaching Your Kids “How to Think” {FREE Workshop}

Teaching Your Kids “How to Think” {FREE Workshop}

By now, most homeschools are in full-swing . . . getting back into a routine if you took a summer break. When I settled back into a new school year, I usually found a couple areas where we needed to make a change. I often wondered if my homeschool was actually going to help my… Continue Reading