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8 Proven Tips for a Successful Homeschool Transition

8 Proven Tips for a Successful Homeschool Transition

With COVID fears and our current world situation, there have been numerous families making the choice to homeschool for the first time over the last year.  The National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI.org) gives the following homeschool statistics: There were about 3.7 million homeschool students in 2020-2021 in grades K-12 in the United States  (roughly 6% to […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Self-Control

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Self-Control

We need self-control to grow in our faith and keep ourselves from sin . . . it’s essential in our walk with the Lord. Many other religions besides Christianity teach the concept of self-control. But unlike other religions, Christians have the help of the Holy Spirit to develop this important character quality. The following article […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GENTLENESS

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GENTLENESS

Gentleness or meekness does not mean being weak or a doormat like so many seem to think! Rather it’s a humble strength that comes from learning to lean on God and acknowledging that you need Him. It’s the opposite of pride. I’m excited to share this article by Kris Hage on gentleness with you today […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ FAITHFULNESS

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ FAITHFULNESS

The root word of faithfulness is ‘faith’. Faith is the belief or conviction that God is in control and is worthy of our trust, that He is working things out for our good. Faith is essential in the Christian life. The good news is that faithfulness, which includes faith, is a fruit of the Holy […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Patience

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Patience

A great way to help your children build godly character is to study the Fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5:22-23 with them. Let’s continue this series on the fruit of the Spirit with a brief look at patience. Patience is a character quality that many of us struggle with. I used to think I […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ PEACE

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ PEACE

I love summer because there’s more free time to build relationships with our children through fun activities! How about also using some of that free time to help develop godly character in your children by talking about the Fruit of the Spirit? I’m super excited to share some lessons on building godly character that were […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ JOY!

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ JOY!

Summer is a great time to focus 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 character […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fun Educational Games for Learning Language Arts

I’ve always known playing games made learning so much more fun for our children.  However, as I wrote my last post on the benefits of using games for teaching,  I was excited to find studies and information that confirmed what I knew experientially:  playing games truly does offer many educational benefits! Just a quick review […]