Make a Difference at School this Year

Written by: | August 15, 2013

How can we encourage our children to make a difference at school this year? As a parent, I want to ensure that I’m not just sending my kids off on this new adventure unprepared; I want to prep their hearts so they can truly make a difference at school...
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Modesty for Girls: Where to Draw the Line

Written by: | August 13, 2013

When it comes to modesty for girls, sometimes it’s hard to know as a parent exactly where to draw the line. I am raising three little ladies with my husband. We were blessed with little girls… God chose them for us, and now it’s our turn to take that...
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5 Ways to Help Kids with Back to School Anxiety

Written by: | August 12, 2013

Do your kids suffer from back to school anxiety? My two older children are both in grade school. Neither had experienced any type of school anxiety before, even when entering Kindergarten. I’ll never forget standing outside of my son’s Kindergarten classroom and thinking “WOAH, that was way easier than...
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5 Reasons Why We Chose Homeschooling

Written by: | August 8, 2013

Choosing to homeschool your children is not a decision to take lightly. Homeschooling is hard work and requires parents who are ready and willing to take on the full burden of their child’s education. Our family of six decided early on that homeschooling was the right choice for us....
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Getting Organized Before School Starts

Written by: | August 6, 2013

It’s time to start thinking about making the shift from the lazy days of summer to the more organized schedule of fall.  I always hate to say goodbye to the relaxing family togetherness that we have enjoyed all summer long! To make the transition easier, and so I don’t...
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How to Save Money on Back to School Shopping

Written by: | August 1, 2013

Back to School shopping season is one of our family’s favorite times of year! There’s just something about opening a new box of crayons that brings a smile to my face. But you know that I’m not going to do any back to school shopping that doesn’t also involve...
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Getting Back into a School Routine

Written by: | July 30, 2013

The new school year is upon us and at my house, we’re ready to get back in our normal routine! Whether you send your kids off to school or homeschool your children, here are four tips for getting back in the swing of things and on a school routine...
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Parents’ Day: Celebrating Teamwork in Parenthood

Written by: | July 28, 2013

Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. Grandparents’ Day. I’ll have to admit, when I heard about Parents’ Day, which is today, I thought it was just another chance for greeting card companies to make some more money! But, up on further reflection, I was actually quite excited about what Parents’ Day...
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5 Tips For Summer Vacation Photography

Written by: | July 25, 2013

A few years ago, I started making a book for my kids of the photos I took on summer vacation. They treasure them and frequently pull them out to reminisce or show friends. I realized that not only is it important to take those vacations and make family memories,...
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Helping Teenagers Make Money

Written by: | July 22, 2013

When it comes to the decision of whether to give out allowance or help teenagers make money through part-time jobs, parents have a wide variety of opinions. I’m the the parent of four teens, and while my husband and I don’t want them to miss out on their youth,...
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