Hey Mama, In an ideal world, you would be able to perfectly balance character building and academics. But this isn’t an ideal world, and it never will be. If you have to choose between teaching character building and academics, always go with character building. You’ll never regret raising up godly children who obey the Lord.
Community service can be as simple as helping your kids to rake your elderly neighbor’s leaves to helping a candidate run for office . . . from baking goods for a fundraiser to bringing a meal to a new mom in your neighborhood. Jesus was a community servant. It is Who He was and what
Was it yesterday my toddler was putting noodles in her sock and washing her toes in her milk and then covering herself in lotion and markers? Sometimes when they are little, we don’t see how this creativity and exploration will ever be a good thing. But allowed some room and some guidance, they will grow
The Bible resource we use is . . . the Bible. As soon as our kids can read Genesis 1:1, they get their own large print Bible and off we go! This is the most important textbook in our homeschool. Here are just seven reasons why. 1. Important for Our Conviction for Homeschooling What do you say
Hey Mama, Fitting it all in can be a real challenge some days. Today, I had to take my younger kids to the McDonald’s Play Place so I could get some work done. But the most important thing that helps me get anything accomplished is standing on God’s promises and asking Him what I need to fit
I really need a fresh start, which is why planning for the new school year brings great refreshment, and it comes right when I feel like I need to just scrap everything and start over! Anyone else feel that way? Some of you plan years in advance what you will be studying and the curriculum you will
I never considered myself the “fun” unit study mom. I am still more of a textbook/workbook person. Unit studies don’t always fit with the way our family operates—and that is one of the great things about homeschooling! No matter the method, homeschooled kids excel (www.nheri.org). However, I know the kids need breaks from the books,
Hey Mama, Have you ever asked yourself, “Am I qualified to teach high school?” If so, then consider these questions: – Did God lead you to homeschool your children in the first place? – Has homeschooling been good for your family and your children (most of the time—grin)? – Are the reasons you began homeschooling