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How to Encourage Good Behavior

How’s it going around your house? Are your kids an example of good behavior? Or, do they need an attitude adjustment. Last month, I asked you what causes the biggest drama in your life. Many of you mentioned your kids attitude or lack of motivation or other character issues. I addressed the mom-specific concerns in… Continue Reading

Gardening Ideas for Kids

Gardening Ideas for Kids

This week is all about gardening ideas for kids. Before I share some fun ideas to garden with your kids, I have to tell you what happened this morning. My 2 year old granddaughter went outside with me to cut some pretty flowers. We cut down a gorgeous purple flower. I’m almost positive they are… Continue Reading

Bean Plant Experiment for Kids

Bean Plant Experiment for Kids

With spring in the air and gardening a great homeschool activity, I thought a fun experiment was appropriate. Why not have fun in your homeschool & encourage a love of learning with the Bean Plant Experiment for Kids? This is one of the easiest plant science projects you’ll ever do – the bean plant experiment… 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

St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph

St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, so why not have some fun in your homeschool activities with one of our favorite St Patricks Day Activities?  This one is edible, just like the recent Oreo Phases of the Moon homeschool activity. We did the Lucky Charm graph set for Math on St. Patrick’s Day…. Continue Reading

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Did you know Dr. Seuss Birthday is March 2?  Have fun with your kids and plan a Dr. Seuss Day.  I’ve included several fun Dr. Seuss activities for kids and the accompanying Dr. Seuss books. Your kids will love it, especially if you have green eggs & ham for breakfast. NOTE: Just click on any… Continue Reading

Super Bowl or Football Dates Nights

Super Bowl or Football Dates Nights

With the Super Bowl around the corner, why not plan a fun date night around football or the Super Bowl itself.  Here are several football dates nights. In case you aren’t a football fan, grab one of these Girls Guide to Football. Football 101 Gridiron Girls Guide to Football Play Flag Football – as a… Continue Reading

Super Bowl Dip-Monday Meals

Super Bowl Dip-Monday Meals

Several years ago, when the Patriots played Giants, I made this 7 layer dip. I used a cake decorating tip with sour cream to decorate. The x’s & o’s are black olives. Pretzel sticks for the goal posts.  For this year, all you need to change are the team names:  Chiefs at one end and… Continue Reading

Start School Right – Free Class

Start School Right – Free Class

January is a great time to look back, seeing what went well last year and where to improve. Yet, sometimes I felt defeated, not knowing where to turn after this exercise. Or, how to start homeschooling in a better way. That’s why I’m sharing kid-tested strategies you can use to have a successful homeschool year… Continue Reading

Walking with Jesus in 2021

Walking with Jesus in 2021

Between Christmas and New Year’s Day, I was coming home from my morning walk, listening to God. The word “walk” came to mind several times. I had already prayed that day for our family to walk with God each and every day. But what else was God saying about walking with Jesus? Over the next… Continue Reading