Posts tagged relationships

Finding Joy in Your Homeschool Journey

Finding Joy in Your Homeschool Journey

The holidays are done, and the new year stretches before us. It’s time to begin a new semester of school…and I’m guessing that some of you may not be feeling very excited about getting back into a school schedule again. Maybe you feel a bit overwhelmed with the idea of a whole new semester ahead […]

5 Ways to Develop Honesty in Your Children

With summer already in full-swing, it’s time to go back to our series on Character-building! Summer is a great time to focus on helping our children build godly character because many homeschoolers are not as busy also trying to fit in the many academic studies we cover during the school year. (Other than what naturally […]

Resources and Ideas for Building Your Child’s’ Faith

As I said in my last post, “Motherhood: A Blessed Calling,” we as moms have an amazing opportunity to disciple and train up our children to know the Lord. As a Christian parent, you hopefully have a great desire to teach your children about Jesus, but maybe you struggle with knowing how to do it […]

Motherhood: A Blessed Calling!

Lately, God has been impressing on my heart the importance of being a mom. I was a stay-at-home mom for 23 years, and I loved it! It was a privilege and blessing to be home with our kids and to homeschool them (well, most of the time)! But there were many times throughout those years […]

Understand Your Child’s Love Language

Understand Your Child’s Love Language

Children have a great need to feel unconditionally loved.  God created us to need love, and He sent His Son to die for our sins to show us His unconditional love. Jesus said we’re to follow His example of loving others in John 13: 34-35:   34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I […]

Purity: Restoring a Lost Virtue

Purity: Restoring a Lost Virtue

Our children today are growing up in a culture where sexual promiscuity and “doing whatever feels good” are toted as the norm, and even considered acceptable by some Christians. But God calls us to live lives of purity and moral righteousness. Christianity is counter-culture to the way many people are choosing to live today. Young […]

Gratefulness: Building Godly Character in Our Kids

(2nd blogpost in a series on building godly character in our kids) I’m always impressed when I see a child who shows gratefulness for something someone does for them.   To me, gratefulness is a character quality that reflects a happy and respectful person; someone who thinks of others and isn’t just focused on themselves.  I […]

Developing the Character Quality of Kindness in Your Kids

Developing the Character Quality of Kindness in Your Kids

In my last post, I shared about the importance of building godly character in our children. Because I think character building is so important, I’ve been wanting to give you some hands-on activities and options to do just that!  However, there are so many great character traits and so many awesome resources available, I realized […]

6 Tips to Lessen Sibling Squabbles in Your Home!

6 Tips to Lessen Sibling Squabbles in Your Home!

“Mom, Joey hit me!”…  “He stole my truck”   “I want him out of my room!” Does this sound familiar?  When our children fight, it’s so frustrating! I remember days when I felt more like a referee than a mom!  Seriously, dealing with our kids bickering is often exhausting! Squabbles between siblings are probably one of the top […]

7 Ways to Keep Your Marriage Alive and Well in the Homeschool Years

7 Ways to Keep Your Marriage Alive and Well in the Homeschool Years

Yesterday I learned that an old friend and her husband are getting a divorce and my heart is breaking for them.  Sadly, over the last few months, I’ve heard of numerous Christian couples who are having marriage problems.  I know this is a homeschool blog, and you’re probably wondering why I’m writing about marriage, but […]

The Homeschool Life

The Homeschool Life: All-in-One Planner

Homeschooling with Confidence

Free Informal Learning Style Evaluation

Homeschool Evaluation and Goal Setting Sheet

MACHE Homeschool Workshops

MACHE Homeschool Workshops in Andover

The Names of Jesus Devotional

Protect Your Family on the Internet

The 5 Love Languages of Children

The Young Peacemaker

Love and Respect Book

Ignite the Fire

Grace Filled Marriage