As a homeschooling mom, I’m always looking out for resources that will help me save money on educational items, help my kids, and help me to better teach my kids. Here are a few of my favorites: Worldwide Resources The following websites can be useful anywhere in the world that internet access is available.
We were cuddled on the couch reading from a Dr. Seuss book: “If you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you will learn. Oh, the most wonderful stuff.” Oh, yes! We learn so much “stuff” as we homeschool – even mom! Although I’ve been homeschooling for years, I’m still learning…and unfortunately some things […]
Ever felt like your head was spinning with all the choices you have? When I first started homeschooling over 15 years ago, there weren’t very many curriculum choices out there. Now there is an overwhelming amount of choices for every subject you can imagine! If you’ve ever gone to a curriculum fair or sale, or […]
This young mom was well prepared…or so I thought. I had a blue plastic bin overflowing with toys and books, and we had plenty of snacks and drinks. We were ready for the loooong trip to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. After being on the road for a little bit, I reached in the bin and […]
The memory is clear as day….I came out of my bedroom, and I saw her….sitting in the living room with her Bible in her lap. That was a scene I saw consistently when I was growing up – my mom having her personal devotion time with the Lord. That was also a major factor in […]
Recently, our family has enjoyed watching the dive bombers outside our kitchen window. They zoom by our window and dive down suddenly. They are quite the entertainment while we eat! Well….okay….They are not actual dive bombers, but those ruby-throated hummingbirds certainly act like them! One hummingbird comes along and gets ready to eat, leaving seven […]
Do I pray for my children? Well, of course I do! Do I really pray for them as I should though? Recently the Lord has pricked my heart about praying more specifically for my children and also using Scripture verses to pray. I am finding that there are so many wonderful verses to pray! I […]
Last month I discussed the various aspects we have included in our family devotions over the years. This month I'd like to share with you some of the resources we have used.
Consistency. That’s a word I hear frequently concerning parenting. Consistency in having family devotions is one of the areas that we struggled in when our children were younger. Not only was it hard to schedule it in, but it was also difficult to decide on what to actually do for devotions. Today, I’d like to share with you the various aspects we have included in our family devotions over the years.