This game we parents are playing needs to stop. Shame and Blame are not things we should be casting on other parents. We have all - and will all - fail our kids. Let's stop playing the game.

There is no new thing under the sun. Ecclesiastes tells us that. Nothing that is going on in our world right now is any different than the things that were going on centuries ago. The same hot topics have been going on for years. Something that is not new – since Adam and Eve – […]

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Father’s Day Printable Pack

Are you looking for some great, inexpensive things to do for the Fathers in your life this Father’s Day? I know that my husband loves things that show how our kids have grown and changed, and this printable pack is a great resource that will allow your kids to share about Dad in a memorable […]

Father's Day is coming. What are the words you would use to describe your dad? What about your heavenly Father?

Words to Describe Dad

When it comes to dads – I really do think I have the best one. I don’t know my biological father – adoption runs through my story since I was just a little girl. So, when I was just 3 years old, my mom met my dad- and the rest is history. He has loved […]

Our world is fast paced and everyone and everything is coming at us - faster than we can keep up with. In the midst of it all, remember whose you are!

Whose You Are

Today, Anne is going to share with us a beautiful reminder that it is not about who you are – but about whose you are! Anne writes: There is a battle raging in your soul, a battle with eternal implications. The powers of good and evil are both intent on taking up residence in your heart […]

We live in a world looking for hope. Join us this month as we dig in deep and look at verses that remind us of where our Hope is found!

June Scripture Writing Challenge: Hope

We live in a world that is changing fast. If I am honest (which I always try to be!) it is scary out there! I am thankful for the Hope that I have in Christ. Hope that no matter what happens to me in this world- that this is not my home. Hope that my […]

The health of our prayer life is vital to our relationship with God. It is important to help guide our children to have a healthy prayer life too!

3 Tips To Help Kids in their Prayer Life

Prayer is such an important part of our Christian walk. It is our direct communication to God- and goes hand in hand with our time in God’s Word, where the Holy Spirit directs us and teaches and and speaks to us. Learning this discipline is hard as adults, yet it is also a very important […]

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40 Ideas For Summer Fun

With summer fast approaching, it is time to start thinking of how we can make memories with our kiddos. As the mother to a high schooler – I am quickly learning that my summers with them are limited! I want to make sure that I am having fun with my kids, and being present with […]

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Obedience is Love

As a young child, I struggled to please people. I wanted people to like me, and to accept me. I was picked on and bullied quite a bit in school. So, I really tried to please people. Thankfully, I didn’t try to please the crowd. However, I took my people pleasing personality and moved it […]

Redeem some time with your children this summer and make it a point to help cultivate strong, Biblical character!

Cultivate Character This Summer

As the breeze changes from crisp to warm, children will be spending more time at home and with the family. The average student (who is not homeschooled) spends approximately 943 hours in the school setting a year. That is far more hours than they spend in church or Sunday School, where a lot of parents […]

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Digital Homeschool Hoarder

Confession. I have become a digital homeschool curriculum hoarder! I had barely gotten my feet wet in the homeschool world when I found out how much I love digital curriculum! Not just love it a little bit- but love it a lot. Confession. I am old school when it comes to learning. I love nothing […]

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Our Homeschool Curriculum 2016-2017 (3rd & 7th Grade)

As we wrap up the official year of homeschooling, I am already thinking about next year. I love researching the great curriculum that is out there for us to use! I might be a little bit of a curriculum junkie – which often makes it hard to pick just one thing! Our Homeschool Method/Approach I […]

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Wisdom for Living Well This Summer

Summer is right around the corner. In the next few weeks, kids will get out of school, graduations will happen, the sun will get hotter and the days will be long. I am looking forward to memories with my children, friends visiting from out of state, traveling with our family, long days at the pool, […]

Math almost ruined my homeschool. Yet, God had something He wanted to teach me in the process- and it was about way more than numbers!

Math Almost Ruined My Homeschool

She was in tears. We had been sitting at the table for what seemed like hours- really it had only been about 45 minutes. Yet, here she was, her blue eyes filled with tears. My patience was gone – and I was choking back tears too. I thought I was going to be great at […]

Are you unsure where to start with your homeschool curriculum for next school year? I am going to show you were I am getting started at!

Homeschool Curriculum 101

When I first started homeschooling, I was really worried about planning. As a former teacher at a school, you would think lesson and curriculum planning would be easy! I thought it would be too. I even spent a few years as a curriculum director – in which I helped others implement a curriculum. Even though […]

Homeschooling moms need encouragement- for their hearts and their souls. We need reminded why we are doing this and that are calling is from God.

7 Verses to Encourage the Heart of a Homeschooling Mom

Homeschooling is hard. I don’t think anyone- even those who don’t homeschool – would argue that. It isn’t what a lot of people think it is. We don’t just sit at home in our pj’s watching educational television and hope for the best. No, there are days that we cry- me and my child. There […]

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10 Must Have Homeschooling Favorites

Really, there are not a lot of things you have to have to homeschool. If you are reading this post right now- you have all you need. Someone with the ability to read, and a source to get information! After that, everything else is frosting on the cake! However, there are a few things that […]