7 Bible Stories that Will Prepare Kids for a Strong School Year

Written by: | August 30, 2017

Starting a new school years brings up a lot of emotions for parents and children alike: excitement, anticipation, nervousness, and yes, possibly even a little fear and anxiety. And yet God reminds us in Philippians 4:6 (NLT), “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you...
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Back-To-School Prayers

Written by: | August 11, 2017

Focus on these four areas of back-to-school prayers for your kids’ journey through the year…friendships, academics, self-confidence, & their school and teachers. It’s back to school time! Most of you are sending your kids back for another year of school. For this mom living in South Africa, my kids...
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Three Ways to End the School Year Strong

Written by: | May 17, 2016

By the time you read this post, my boys will have finished their first non-homeschool year and been on summer break for a week already. It was an incredibly successful year of transition for us – not perfect by any means, but full of great learning experiences for education...
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Keeping Kids Healthy from the Inside Out this School Year

Written by: | November 16, 2015

Can you believe it? The first semester of school is nearly over! New backpacks, fresh paper, sharpened pencils, stylish back-to-school clothes…. The kids were prepared for the school year and are now settled into the new routine. You possibly (more like PROBABLY) spent countless hours scouring for everything on...
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Back to School – Homeschool Style

Written by: | August 31, 2015

In case you’ve missed it, we are in back to school time! This time of year is rich with traditions and reliving our childhood memories.  Who doesn’t think of their own favorite lunchbox as they search the stores for the latest style for their child.  I know I have flashbacks of Holly...
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How to Help Our Kids Win in Public School

Written by: | August 13, 2015

Our family is absolutely, without a doubt, 100% called to public school. Unless God speaks very clearly that we are supposed to do something else, I see my children in the public education system for the long haul. And despite the “sky is falling” mentality that has covered our nation...
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How to Ensure a Great Start to your School Week

Written by: | March 30, 2015

Let’s talk – for real today! Let’s get in some nitty-gritty, mind stuff. All right? Can we roll like that for this post? It’ll be fun. Come and join me!! Today, let’s talk about ORGANIZATION. Ugh and happy…all at the same time. If mom’s not happy, nobody is happy....
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Dealing with Bullying

Written by: | October 24, 2014

While there are many rights of passage for a child – learning to walk, losing a tooth, breaking a bone – I’m not sure if any strikes as much fear in a mom as letting their child ride the bus for the first time. Since my kids went to...
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School Day Prayers

Written by: | August 22, 2014

  In my years of teaching elementary school, I don’t know who was more nervous on the first day of school: the students, the parents, or the teachers! I do know that what was an exciting day for many kids as they reunited with friends and looked forward to...
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