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Help Your Child Learn to Persevere in Tough Times

Help Your Child Learn to Persevere in Tough Times

The years 2020 through 2021 have been a difficult season for all of us collectively. No one has been immune from the challenges. This pandemic and the ensuing quarantining, life changes, and stress have had an impact on everyone. It has caused way too much fear and anxiety for many of us. Our children are […]

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 ~ 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 […]

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 […]

Let’s Make Learning Fun!

Let’s Make Learning Fun!

Make Learning Fun with We Love to Learn Stations Homeschooling is so much more than just doing school at home. It’s a lifestyle of learning where we’re taking every opportunity to help our children learn through real life as well as doing intentional formal studies. I encourage you to strive to make learning fun in […]

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 […]

Another Idea for Homeschool Planning: Loop Scheduling!

Another Idea for Homeschool Planning: Loop Scheduling!

Some homeschool days flow just like clockwork and other days unexpected things happen: someone gets hurt, the baby is fussy, a friend calls needing prayer and encouragement. And we end up feeling frustrated and discouraged at the end of the day because we didn’t get all we had planned done. We wonder how other homeschool […]

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 […]