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The Fruit of the Spirit Series: LOVE

The Fruit of the Spirit Series: LOVE

Summer is a great time to focus in on helping our children build godly character since we have more free time. Why not use that free time to focus on something that will benefit you year round? You’ll see your children making effort to be a blessing to each other as you focus on godly […]

Finishing Off Your School Year Right!

Finishing Off Your School Year Right!

Finishing Off Your School Year Right! I love spring and the beauty of the green grass and trees. I also love that spring brings the end of another school year and the respite and time to refresh that comes along with that. I’m guessing you are excited for that too! I’d like to share some […]

Praying for Our Children~ Our Disciples

Praying for Our Children~ Our Disciples

My dear friend, Kris Hage, shared these thoughts with me and is graciously allowing me to share them with you! NOTE: there is a free PDF download with verses to pray for your children, don’t miss it! Praying for our Children ~ our Disciples As John Newton told of God’s “Amazing Grace” in his life, […]

6 Tips for Helping Siblings Become Good Friends

Many of us begin homeschooling hoping our children will become good friends with one another in the process. Unfortunately, most families experience some conflict and that can put a damper on family relationships.  But with God’s help, we can help our children become good friends, teaching them to work through their differences in a godly […]

6 Popular Achievement Tests for Homeschoolers

6 Popular Achievement Tests for Homeschoolers

Do you have questions or feel anxious about annual achievement testing? Many states require that you give your child an annual achievement test if you’re homeschooling them. I’m from Minnesota and achievement testing is required every year for homeschool children ages 7-17. Deciding which test to use can be difficult for many homeschool parents. Below […]

Help! I’m Feeling Overwhelmed with Homeschool Planning!

Help! I’m Feeling Overwhelmed with Homeschool Planning!

Are you stressing because it feels like school is just around the corner and you don’t feel ready for your homeschool year? Maybe you’ve already done some planning, but you’re feeling like there’s still so much to do. Or like many of us, you may have put off planning all together, thinking you’d get to […]

Keep Your Summer Filled with FUN and LEARNING!

Keep Your Summer Filled with FUN and LEARNING!

Summer is such a great time to relax and have fun together as a family, and to also build deeper relationships with our children! I love this time of year! I recently heard it said that we only have 18 summers with our children, so we need to make the best of each one of […]

Growing the Fruit of the Spirit in Your Children

Growing the Fruit of the Spirit in Your Children

It’s challenging in our world today to raise godly children with a strong faith and commitment to God. Sadly, our society is gradually turning away from God and His principles.  There is pressure from all sides to follow the ways of the world and not God’s ways.  More and more, especially with social media as […]

Finding Joy in Your Homeschool Journey

Finding Joy in Your Homeschool Journey

The holidays are done, and the new year stretches before us. It’s time to begin a new semester of school…and I’m guessing that some of you may not be feeling very excited about getting back into a school schedule again. Maybe you feel a bit overwhelmed with the idea of a whole new semester ahead […]

6 Tips for Homeschooling with Confidence

6 Tips for Homeschooling with Confidence

 As I talk with homeschoolers, one of the most frequent questions or concerns that I hear is “I don’t know if I’m doing enough?”  or “What if I’m doing something wrong or not teaching them enough?” Even though most parents are going above and beyond what they need to do in teaching their children, there’s […]