Do you spend a large part of your day just getting through? You know, completing one task after another just to mark it off your to-do list. Or in the case of homeschooling, just trying to get through each lesson to check off another day of attendance. Maybe you work outside of your home,
I am incredibly sorry I have neglected you. So much has happened since my last post. As you know from the post title, 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.
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!!
Our most powerful resource as a parent is prayer. We must bring our children before the throne of grace every day, 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 need to have a daily goal
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.
Who doesn’t love eating candy canes this time of year(or anytime really)? So why not have some Candy Cane Fun?
The Candy Cane originated in Germany, about 300 years ago, as a white sugar stick. The legend goes there once was a choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral who handed these sugar sticks out to the children. This was his way of keeping them quiet during the Christmas Eve Service. In order to justify giving the children candy, the choirmaster (more…)
With Christmas upon us I’m sure I’m not the only homeschooling mom who feels stress and anxiety creeping in. Christmas is such a wonderful time full of opportunities to be a blessing to others! I have determined that I will not let stress and anxiety get the best of me this year.
Instead, I plan to breathe, step back, and focus on Christ.
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Art is a broad and important part of life, and fostering artistic expression in kids sets them on a positive path, whether it’s hobbyist, professional, as an outlet, or pure aesthetic expression. The common thread is that it is creative, expressive, it can inspire us, and lead to that wonderful thing called “flow.” So this holiday season, why not give a gift that fosters that gift of a lifetime. (more…)