I normally pick up inexpensive gifts throughout the year and stow them away in my “gift closet” like most of you frugal moms out there. Interestingly enough, my gift closet doubles as my prayer closet. And what I have found in that closet is that the gifts that surround me are both temporal and eternal.
High School. These words often cause increased heart rates and furrowed brows. What if you forget to include a needed class, miss important dates, or fail your child in some other way? Granted, the high school years are the most important years in regard to preparing your student to be successful, responsible, and independent
It’s no secret that we love Advent in our family! A Gentle Advent has propelled our family into so many wonderful holiday traditions that truly keep our focus on the One who we are celebrating! I didn’t always know much about Advent. It seems a lifetime ago (and in some ways it was), but as I
Many of us use a curriculum to teach history, but using literature to teach history can be a great teaching tool. I am continuing this history literature series with some of the best books to teach American history. Using literature to teach history illuminates the time period, helps integrate the history curriculum, and enriches
Hey Mama, Are you trying to take the stress out of Christmas? What do you think of this idea? Ditch the school plans you made and be SPONTANEOUS. Take the kids and go do something or stick around the house and talk all day. Cook a meal with them (assign each child a task) to
I’m heading up to Atlanta next week. I’ll hop on a plane with my husband, and an hour later, we’ll be at our destination. Each time I fly, I’m overwhelmed by the miracle of flight—that we can soar through the air on a huge heavy plane! Aviation history is thrilling. I want to dive
Dear Momma, I’ve known a few parents whose precious kids have succumbed to mental or physical illness. Prayers, hopes, dreams, faith poured out – and yet the end result was death. The parents wonder and blame – Did I work too many hours during pregnancy? Did I serve too much Jell-O with Red Dye
With the right homeschool volcano resources, you will be well on your way to creating a fun and memorable experience for your children! With the following fun facts and simple materials found easily around your home or at your local grocery store, you and your children will have a blast learning about volcanoes! Volcano