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.
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
Hey Mama, Will you have a houseful of guests for Thanksgiving, or will you be traveling? Whatever your plans, Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to thank the Lord for all He has done for us, to just enjoy being together with family, and to take a break and fill the house with the yummy
Our family will enjoy the typical American feast with friends and family next week. But I have seen a sad trend lately. Our society takes out the thanksgiving part of the holiday and calls it Turkey Day. Not only that, but there seems to be a big deal made of Halloween and Christmas, but
When preparing your children for life after homeschool, there are so many options to think through. You may be helping them to consider things such as trade schools, college, apprenticeships, entrepreneurial ventures, or just plain preparation for life. Our first graduate took a year off after high school to consider his possibilities. He decided
In the early years of homeschooling, I had some wonderful mentors in my local homeschool group, true women of God who studied Him and revealed His life through their homeschooling. Before I knew it, or was even ready, I was the mentor to others although I never felt capable or qualified. It is an
Hey Mama, Naysayers. You know them well. In homeschooling, we all have those friends or family members who question our education choices. They are negative and disapproving of our decision to home educate. -“Your children won’t have the diversity of electives offered in public school.” -“How will they ever learn to properly socialize with others?”
I homeschool full time. I work full time. I pray for wisdom all the time. There are two things that we keep in mind as I work from home and also homeschool. They are. . . Keeping family as first priority. Scheduling with flexibility. Family First My family must always come first. So,