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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

Kids Bible Lesson about God’s Promised Land {VBS Snacks}

Kids Bible Lesson about God’s Promised Land {VBS Snacks}

Over the summer, I will be sharing specific ideas for homeschooling which can also be used for VBS snacks. I love teaching with food, so many of the blog posts will have a fun snack for your kids.  I’ll even share ways you can use the snack in your homeschooling. I’m here in El Salvador… Continue Reading

Bored, Nothing to Do This Summer? Summer Activities for Kids

Bored, Nothing to Do This Summer? Summer Activities for Kids

“Mom, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do!” I’m sure you never hear that in your house, right? Have you ever read the book by Peter Spier, Bored, Nothing To Do? It’s about two brothers who are bored so their mom sends them outside to do “something”. Out in the garage, they build an airplane and… Continue Reading

All Things Summer Bundle Special (3 days only)

YOU GUYS! WE’VE DONE IT AGAIN!! We can’t believe the response we’ve been getting on our blogger bundles! {Well, actually, we totally can because they are beyond awesome.} Well…. you guys have been going CRAZY for them AND you keep asking and asking for another one. SO….. {because you KNOW we love you}…. Introducing Our… Continue Reading

Age-Level Ideas for Easter Activities with your Kids

Many families are starting to put Christ back into their Easter celebration. There are so many ideas for Easter activities for kids, that I decided to share my recommendations according to age levels.  Click on any title or image and you’ll find my review of that resource. If you have Preschool Kids, I recommend: Sense… Continue Reading