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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

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

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22 {Homeschool FUN}

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22 {Homeschool FUN}

A few years ago, my mom, my sister & I went to Ashley’s school.  She was teaching at-risk kids in first grade. My mom read a book about Easter. My sister took photos. I did some jelly bean activities with the kids. Next Tuesday is national jelly bean day, so you have some time to… Continue Reading

Holy Week for Kids – Homeschool Activities

Holy Week for Kids – Homeschool Activities

Today begins Holy Week (or Passion Week) so why not try some of our Holy Week for Kids Homeschool Activities in Language Arts, Science or History (below). Or, use Skies of the Cross for Bible, Science & History activities. Let’s begin with our free Bible Scripture Reading Plan. You can grab a copy of the… Continue Reading

My Struggle with Easter this Year

My Struggle with Easter this Year

Just over a week ago we celebrated Easter . . . the greatest holiday of the year because Jesus rose from the dead.  For the first time, I realized how hard Easter can be for those who have lost loved ones. In case you don’t know, my 24 year old niece died in a horse… Continue Reading

Why Is It Called Good Friday?

Why Is It Called Good Friday?

I wrote this article a few years ago, but want to share it with you again.  Hope it is encouraging! The death of Christ on Good Friday and the resurrection of Christ on Easter morning go hand-in-hand.  You can’t have the resurrection without Jesus’ death.  The resurrection pre-supposes death. Looking unto Jesus, the author and… 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

Easter Ideas for Kids

Over the next few days, I’ll be sharing Easter ideas for kids & resources that I wish were available when my kids were young. When I was a kid, we celebrated Easter on Sunday. When my kids were young, we celebrated Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. When my kids were older, we celebrated… Continue Reading