Using All 5 Senses to Help Children Learn

Written by: | February 26, 2018

After homeschooling my 9 children, I’ve explored just about every teaching strategy there is. Sometimes I can just sit down and do a lesson and the child gets it….so smooth and easy. But most of the time it’s a slow process and I have to repeat myself about 700...
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3 Simple Strategies to Teach Values to Kids

Written by: | February 19, 2018

“I really want that game that Julia has.” Those were my daughter’s first words after a recent playdate with her friend. I let her know I was listening by saying how fun the game must be, and then quickly moved the conversation on by asking if she’d had a...
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How to Teach Kids to Be a Friend Who Doesn’t Quit

Written by: | February 16, 2018

It’s hard to be a good friend! Teach kids to be a friend who doesn’t quit with these conversation starters and tips on modeling friendship. Having a friend means having someone to do stuff with, but even more importantly the best part of having a friend is just being...
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7 Everyday Ways To Show Love To Your Kids

Written by: | February 12, 2018

Last year I had several friends and family members who took trips to the “happiest place on earth”.  It was fun to see all their pictures and hear their stories, to see their kids’ excitement in pictures and videos!  However, I’d be lying if I said there wasn’t a...
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What is Lent? Should Our Family Observe It?

Written by: | February 7, 2018

This time of year you may be asking the questions, What is Lent? and/or Should our family observe Lent? If you are asking these questions, you probably already know all about Easter. Easter is a time to remember that Jesus died on the cross for our sins and rose...
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When Kids Struggle With Bad Dreams

Written by: | February 5, 2018

We moved to South Africa when my daughter was 2 years old. Along with the excitement of a new adventure with God came her nightmares. I remember she would wake up in the middle of the night just crying. It was quite an effort to calm her down. When...
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5 Fears We Need to Help Our Girls Overcome

Written by: | January 29, 2018

One of the verses I often quote to my children is “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom” (Prov 9:10), hoping they pick up on the “wisdom” part. Unfortunately, not only have I found that verse hard for young minds to grasp unless it is unpacked...
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