November is the perfect time to plan for a Christ-centered Christmas. You can set aside time to teach your children the true meaning of Christmas. December Devotions I love to reread the Christmas story every year and want to pass that joy on to my children. Not just the baby born in Bethlehem
This morning I read a suggestion that Thanksgiving might need to be cancelled this year due to concerns over COVID-19. What? Cancel Thanksgiving? Memorial Day parades and picnics. Fourth of July celebrations. Halloween trick-or-treating. All cancelled. Now, Thanksgiving? We are entering what is often called the “holiday season:” Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
Are you experiencing a bit of homeschool overwhelm with the rapidly approaching holiday season? This is the season when the holiday checklist merges with the homeschooling checklist, and you suddenly realize you can’t do it all. Here’s a bit of encouragement, Mama. You don’t have to do it all! If the mere thought of doing
The Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock barely made it through the first winter. Many died from sickness, and those that were left were weak and frightened. Still they soldiered on, determined to make it in the new land with the help of their Heavenly Father. Spring brought a Christian Native American named Squanto
Do you celebrate advent in your homeschool? I remember, as a kid, awaiting Christmas morning for days on end. We would celebrate Christmas by baking cookies, setting up a Christmas tree and lights, and attending parties in the days of December leading up to the big day. After about fifteen minutes of opening presents,
By the time you’re reading this, it will be October already! This year has been nutty, and I can’t believe it’s almost over. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been thinking about the holidays, and quite honestly, they can be a bit stressful. Why? Quite simply, I think it’s because we try to do TOO
Ignite the fire of patriotism in your child’s heart with Fourth of July homeschooling. Look back at the foundation that America was built upon and encourage your children that we can move forward with renewed hope, faith, and understanding, regardless of how things look in our nation today. 4th of July Homeschool Resources SchoolhouseTeachers.com
My husband shares his birthday with Independence Day so when he was a little boy he thought all the Fourth of July fireworks were for him! Fourth of July really is for him! And you and me! We celebrate freedom on Fourth of July with great fanfare: picnics, parades, fireworks, laughter, and yummy food!