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Family Travel Ideas on a Budget

Family Travel Ideas on a Budget

Not traveling as much as you’d dreamed? 🙂 Too expensive? Family travel seems like too much to tackle? When our kids were home, we traveled all over the United States and a few places abroad.  Our favorite family vacation was Costa Rica before Ashley got married.  It was our last trip before expanding our family… Continue Reading

How Can Kids Make Money to Help Kids Less Fortunate

How Can Kids Make Money to Help Kids Less Fortunate

It’s summer time and you’re kids might be saying “I’m bored”. Recently, I shared 206 summer fun activities for kids. One idea for bored kids is to discuss how can kids make money to help kids less fortunate.  In other words, help your kids take their eyes off themselves and find ways to help other… Continue Reading

How to Declutter with Kids

How to Declutter with Kids

I’m a decluttering failure! I took the challenge but my “scariest space” is not as clean as I wish. Is it because the Challenge didn’t give me the steps to declutter?  . NOPE! . It’s me . . . I have not scheduled the time or prioritized time to finish decluttering. I got started last… 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

How to Teach Money Management for Kids

How to Teach Money Management for Kids

If you’re like me, you spend hours upon hours teaching your kids academic subjects. But how much time do you spend teaching money management for kids? Money is the most often talked about subject in the Bible. Remember, eleven of Jesus’ 39 parables are about money. That’s almost one-third of Jesus’ parables. With the launch… 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

How to Be a Good Mom

How to Be a Good Mom

Recently I emailed y’all, asking to help a fellow homeschool mom.  You were incredible with your response on facebook on how to be a good mom by finding time for yourself. So incredible, that I want to move the conversation here to my blog.  I discovered that many homeschoolers are not on facebook.  They emailed… Continue Reading

Looking Back, Moving Forward

  As we move into 2019, I’ve decided to share a few more personal stories with you. You’ll still get lots of homeschooling ideas and activities, but I hope my personal stories encourage you.  On Monday, I shared Why Do I Speak, Write & Blog? You’ll discover how YOU are impacting and investing in a… Continue Reading