I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard parents say, “They’re siblings; they’re supposed to fight.” This statement is not true! God commands us to love one another. Siblings are not exempt from this commandment. As a matter of fact, I believe we should treat our family members with even more love and
Throughout history, the majority of children grew up to do whatever their parents did. If your dad was a farmer, odds were that you became one, yourself. In many parts of the world, this is still the case. Naturally, there are many factors making this the smoothest and most obvious path for a young
Does your family love the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder? Have you ever imagined your life as one of those early pioneers? We do, and we have. The Little House books were one of the first series our girls read by themselves. Their set is one my grandmother had purchased for herself
Several years ago, my husband and I were convicted of not spending enough time in God’s Word as a family. It wasn’t a vital part of our lives. We would have a Bible class during school, but it wasn’t a priority. It was just another subject that we studied as part of our curriculum.
Summer vacation has started for many of us homeschoolers as it’s a time of renewal and relaxation. Yet, we should also take this opportunity to develop a deeper bond with our children! Our busy schedule during the school year can sometimes get in the way of one of our top priorities — our kids.
I have always enjoyed playing educational games, but as a homeschool mom, I now see the value of purchasing games galore when they’re used to reinforce a learning concept. Here are a few family favorites. Tally Rally is a fast-paced equation game. Simple to learn, but challenging enough for math puzzle addicts, Tally Rally is
With the onset of summer, many of us are ready for a break from homeschooling. Now, I realize that not everyone takes a full summer vacation due to their choice to school year round, and that’s fine, too. However, there’s one thing I really want to encourage you to do this summer, and that’s
Dear Mom, back on the 13th of this month the US celebrated Mother’s Day. Maybe you woke up to a breakfast of peanut butter toast and orange juice prepared by your child. Or maybe you received a hand-made card with scribbles on it from your toddler. Maybe, just maybe, you were a little disappointed