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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 ~ 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 […]

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, […]

7 Ways to Be a Godly Influence on Your Children

We smile as we see a father and son walking down the road and the son is the spitting image of his dad, from his looks to his mannerisms, to what he’s wearing.   It’s fun to see children want to be like their parents! As parents, we have such an amazing opportunity to influence our […]

5 Ways to Develop Respect in Your Children

5 Ways to Develop Respect in Your Children

“Respect means honoring other people and treating them with care and courtesy. While respect includes good manners, the core of the behavior goes deeper than politeness. It stems from the belief that other people have as much worth and dignity as you, and that harming others or their property is inherently wrong.”  Belief.net Unfortunately, children […]

5 Ways to Develop Honesty in Your Children

With summer already in full-swing, it’s time to go back to our series on Character-building! Summer is a great time to focus on helping our children build godly character because many homeschoolers are not as busy also trying to fit in the many academic studies we cover during the school year. (Other than what naturally […]

10 Tips for Getting Through the Busy Spring Season

As the homeschool year winds down and summer approaches, there’s a sense of relief because another school year is almost done, right?  It feels so good to anticipate a time of rest and summer fun. But it seems that in the spring, many moms also feel anxious and overwhelmed with all there is to do […]

7 Tips for Homeschooling Your Preschooler

I love to meet and talk to parents who are just beginning to homeschool their preschooler! They’re so excited and eager to learn more about homeschooling. Unfortunately, I find that parents who are just starting to homeschool preschoolers are making the same mistakes I did! They think they need to buy expensive curriculum, and spend […]

Resources and Ideas for Building Your Child’s’ Faith

As I said in my last post, “Motherhood: A Blessed Calling,” we as moms have an amazing opportunity to disciple and train up our children to know the Lord. As a Christian parent, you hopefully have a great desire to teach your children about Jesus, but maybe you struggle with knowing how to do it […]