Posts tagged chores

10 Tips for Getting Through the Busy Spring Season

As the homeschool year winds down and summer approaches, there’s a sense of relief because another school year is almost done, right?  It feels so good to anticipate a time of rest and summer fun. But it seems that in the spring, many moms also feel anxious and overwhelmed with all there is to do […]

4 Homeschool Pitfalls to Avoid

As we began homeschooling, I remember thinking that I needed to do things right! I wanted our kids to have the best education possible. I bought little metal desks for the two oldest kids (ages 6 & 4) to do their school work in.  I bought all the workbooks and the teacher’s guides and we […]

Tips for Managing a Busy Home

  School has started and life is in full swing.   As a homeschool parent, it’s possible that things are getting a little overwhelming as you add the role of teacher to your already busy life again. I’m not saying that we ever stop teaching, but I’m referring to the “official” start school in the […]

8 Ideas for Keeping Toddlers Busy While Homeschooling

8 Ideas for Keeping Toddlers Busy While Homeschooling

Homeschooling several children of multiple ages can be challenging in itself, but homeschooling while you have a toddler running around can often seem overwhelming! When we first started homeschooling, our kids were ages 7, 5, 3, and 1; life was busy, to say the least! Looking back, I think that the two littlest ones were […]

12 Ideas for Raising Responsible Children

12 Ideas for Raising Responsible Children

(4th in a series on Building Godly Character in Our Kids) Recently I was visiting a friend, and was pleased to see her children helping her with emptying the dishwasher, cleaning up lunch and generally helping her with the chores around the house.  These children were between the ages of 2-8!  And they did it with […]

10 Ideas for Building Godly Character in Your Kids

10 Ideas for Building Godly Character in Your Kids

  One of the goals we often have as parents is to raise responsible children who can function well in society.  This is a great goal, and one we should have. As Christian parents, many of us also have the goal of raising children who have godly character, or character qualities that exemplify the love of […]

Homeschool Teaching Tips Part 2!

Homeschool Teaching Tips Part 2!

Happy Easter!  I pray God will remind you afresh about the amazing miracle of His love and His salvation through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ this weekend. We are so blessed to serve a God who loves us so much that He provided a way for our relationship with Him to be restored. […]