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The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GOODNESS

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GOODNESS

The following article on goodness is reprinted with permission of Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators and the author, Kris Hage. It originally appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of The Paper MACHE (now called Homeschool Now Minnesota). Visit MACHE.org. Character Corner GOODNESS By Kris Hage Oh, my goodness, how fast the summer has gone! Good […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ KINDNESS

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ KINDNESS

If your family has more than one child, you’ve probably encountered sibling conflict. Siblings spend a lot of time together, and because they’re children, they’re still learning about how to get along and resolve conflict. It can be exhausting as parents to have to help kids work out their conflicts with one another over and […]

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 ~ 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fun Games to Teach and Strengthen Math Skills

Fun Games to Teach and Strengthen Math Skills

I love springtime and the culmination of another school year. It’s one of my favorite times of the year! It’s a time of finishing curriculum, feeling a sense of accomplishment plus anticipation for a fun summer ahead! Unfortunately, along with the fun of summer activities and relaxation comes the possibility of losing some of the […]