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explore history
  We start history early with our children because we have so much fun with exploring other time periods. It’s like getting into a time machine and traveling back in time to meet exciting people, observe historic events, and immerse ourselves in a brand-new culture. I love history! It is a fantastic look at God’s

Are Your Kids Homeward Bound?

homeward bound
  I keep being totally floored at the people telling me they may homeschool this year!  I mean, anyone who knows me knows I’m a total and complete advocate of homeschooling.  But these changes that are upcoming are encouraging some very die-hard public schoolers to consider this amazing school choice. But invariably some people will
hey mama
  When you think of “ministry opportunities,” do you think that there’s no time or opportunity for you or your family to serve anyone right now? The term ministry opportunities is simply a fancy way of saying “serve others.”  Teach your children that serving others can be something simple like helping a sibling pick up

Hot Cocoa: Summer Style

hot cocoa summer
  It may be the dog days of summer (Did you know that is a real thing, July 22 through August 22?), but hot cocoa is a year-round thing in our home. When I think hot cocoa, most times I think cozy sweaters, warm fireplace, snow, and the holidays. I previously wrote an article on

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