We are Now a Single-Parent Homeschool

I am incredibly sorry I have neglected you.  So much has happened since my last post. We are now a single-parent homeschool. You read that right. After one short year of moving back with my husband, the kids and I are on our own. Continue reading “We are Now a Single-Parent Homeschool”

Red Nose Day – May 25, 2017

A clown style red nose is the symbol of Red Nose Day, which is a massive fundraising event held by Comic Relief every two years and this year it returns on May 25th.

Comic Relief was started by comedians who wanted to use comedy and laughter to let people know about poverty in the UK and Africa. It was launched in 1985, from a refugee camp in Sudan.

Comic Relief and Red Nose Day

The very first Red Nose Day was held in 1988, with millions of people participating in its first year. Check out some of the highlights of Comic Relief’s history timeline. Continue reading “Red Nose Day – May 25, 2017”

Fruit of the Spirit Study Series: Peace

I know I said I probably would not write this post on finding peace, but we all know what happens when we say we aren’t going to do something. Right? God Steps In!

So here is how it came about. And let me tell you, I honestly had no intentions of writing this post.

Finding Peace Through Others

First – We had a guest speaker at church yesterday, Brother Reno Likins. He is an awesome Preacher! Brother Reno is the Director of Indian Creek Baptist Camp, and he is an Evangelist.

During morning services, Brother Reno made a statement that stuck with me. Continue reading “Fruit of the Spirit Study Series: Peace”

Fun Geography Ideas

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There are so many ideas out there on how to teach Geography.  While we do use a curriculum, A Childs Geography, we tend to go off on our own rabbit trails. That’s the fun of homeschooling right?

While there’s no one right way of studying Geography there’s no reason why it can’t be fun and REALLY interesting!!

Two of my children’s favorite ways to study Geography are through games and recipes. I want to share this list of ideas with you, just in case you’re looking to add some fun to your Geography lessons. Continue reading “Fun Geography Ideas”

10 Ways to Pray for Our Children

Our most powerful resource as a parent is prayer.  We must bring our children before the throne of grace everyday, several times a day!

I’ve heard it said that we will never be perfect parents, but we can be praying parents.  This is so true and vitally important. We should have a daily goal that our Heavenly Father will hear our children’s names from our lips. Continue reading “10 Ways to Pray for Our Children”

Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017

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January 27th was formally designated as International Holocaust Remembrance Day by the United Nations General Assembly, on November 1, 2005.  This date was chosen because on this day in 1945 the Russians troops liberated Auschwitz. Continue reading “Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017”

My Word of the Year 2017: Heart

I know it’s the middle of January and I’m a bit late on my Word of the Year 2017, but I haven’t had a word of the year before now.  I have seen a lot of people doing this and I thought a Word of the Year could be used as an awesome accountability tool in my walk with the Lord.

My first thought was to go with the word Abide because that is where I want to be ALL THE TIME, abiding in God.  But in doing a Word Study I realized that while Abide is a really good choice, it just didn’t cover all that I wanted my word to cover.  So I am choosing Heart for my Word of the Year. Continue reading “My Word of the Year 2017: Heart”

Fruit of the Spirit Study Series: Joy

This is the second post in the Fruit of the Spirit Study Series.  If you missed the first post you can find it here.   This study series has been such a blessing to me.  Going through Scripture, there’s just so much to Continue reading “Fruit of the Spirit Study Series: Joy”

4 Rules of Communication

When my husband and I came back together you can imagine there were some adjustments to be made.  After all, the children were used to dealing with two different homes with two different sets of rules.  And the fact that we were apart for more than two years, it would take some time to get back into our own roles.

Life was wonderful for the first couple months, but Continue reading “4 Rules of Communication”

My 11 Year Old Son is a YouTuber!

My youngest son, let’s just call him Flash because he NEVER stops, created a YouTube channel and I’m not real sure how I feel about this. You see, my son’s birthday is early December so my husband let him have the option of Continue reading “My 11 Year Old Son is a YouTuber!”