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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

5 Fun Learning Games for Kids

Is it hard to keep your kids’ attention in your homeschool?  Do you struggle to make learning fun? If you answered yes to either of these questions, I completely understand. I’ve always believed that kids retain more when they are interacting with the subject being studied. Plus, competition in games usually motivates kids to remember… Continue Reading

Start 2017 with 50% on Homeschool Resources

Start 2017 with 50% on Homeschool Resources

Yep…we’re having a 50% off sale to kick off 2017! I remember trying to get ready for the new year, after the holidays. Some times, I needed an extra kick to  prepare for my homeschool. That’s why I’m offering these homeschool resources at a huge discount.  I’ve tested & used each of the strategies in these… Continue Reading

50 Fall Activities for Kids

50 Fall Activities for Kids

With fall just around the corner, I’m ready to celebrate. I love fall and all the fun, family activities you can do with your kids.  Fall is one of those times I do more crafts. Do you enjoy fall crafts for kids, too? To get your creative juices going, here are 50 fall activities for… Continue Reading

4 R’s of Charlotte Mason Homeschool {Approaches to Christian Homeschooling}

4 R’s of Charlotte Mason Homeschool {Approaches to Christian Homeschooling}

Charlotte Mason’s educational philosophy has come to life through the Christian homeschool movement.  For the Children’s Sake is one of my favorite homeschool resources about Charlotte Mason. I’d like to share a little about what she believed. But more importantly, I want to share how we used her ideas in our homeschool.  Hopefully, you can… Continue Reading

4 Habits of Charlotte Mason Homeschool

4 Habits of Charlotte Mason Homeschool

Charlotte Mason discovered kids were not creating good habits. Habits help us develop self-discipline and Godly character. For example, forming the habit of making your bed every morning helps children become disciplined. Being self-disciplined leads to Godly character. So, habits should be an integral part of your Charlotte Mason homeschool. To find out what other… Continue Reading

Notebooking for Your Upcoming Homeschool

Notebooking for Your Upcoming Homeschool

Are you tired of using multiple choice tests to see if your child has learned anything? Do you want to create a love of learning in your children? Do you want your child to learn critical thinking skills in your homeschool? I strongly recommend using notebooks in your homeschool this school year. Instead of rehashing… Continue Reading

Easter Traditions: Resurrection Eggs

Easter Traditions: Resurrection Eggs

When my kids turned 5, they each made their own set of Resurrection Eggs.  That was over 15 years ago and we still have all 3 sets of Resurrection Eggs to tell the Easter story. They all loved listening to the Easter story as we opened each egg.  As they grew up, they could use… Continue Reading

Easter Traditions – Resurrection Rolls {Monday Meals}

Easter Traditions – Resurrection Rolls {Monday Meals}

Most families have LOTS of Christmas traditions and very few Easter traditions.  I find that interesting because the death & resurrection of Jesus Christ is paramount to being saved from our sin. As my kids grew up, I looked for creative ways to explain Jesus resurrection.  Our absolute, favorite Easter tradition over the past 20… Continue Reading

Looking Back at 2015 – 10 Firsts in El Salvador

Looking Back at 2015 – 10 Firsts in El Salvador

I started this new year by going to El Salvador to work with an orphanage & neighborhood.  What you might not understand is these people are my friends.  Not simply a place I go to serve God, but a place to build deeper relationships & share God’s love. I am always humbled by the people’s… Continue Reading