How To Homeschool My Child

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Press Into God, Family, Community

Press Into God, Family, Community

How are you holding up? Most homeschoolers know how to be home a lot, but also have freedom to run errands, go to friends’ homes, participate in outside activities. From my perspective, the shelter-in and lock-downs affect all groups, incluing homeschoolers. How do you adjust to your new normal? One of the best pieces of… Continue Reading

Hope in Jesus … How NOT to Worry

Hope in Jesus … How NOT to Worry

In the midst of our current {unknown} situation, four ideas come to mind. Hope. Grace. Press In. Don’t Worry. Over the next few days, I’ll share how God is using those words to keep me calm. To give me peace. To keep my eyes on Jesus. I am grateful for so many things, but the… Continue Reading

Teaching Your Kids “How to Think” {FREE Workshop}

Teaching Your Kids “How to Think” {FREE Workshop}

By now, most homeschools are winding down . . . trying to finish the year strong. As the year gets closes, I usually find a few last minute changes I should make. Have you ever thought . . . “I wonder if my homeschool is really preparing my kids to be an adult”. The thought… Continue Reading

Most Important Talk with Kids at Christmas

Most Important Talk with Kids at Christmas

What is the most important talk you can have with your kids at Christmas? I’ve received many answers that include some of these: true reason for the season giving not always asking how to be charitable and not selfish to be grateful for what we receive. These are all important ideas to share with your… Continue Reading

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 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 and… 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