Ways to Celebrate the End of the School Year

Written by: | May 22, 2013

It’s summer break for us and has been for about a month now. We homeschool our boys and love the flexibility it brings, such as starting in July and finishing up in early April. We love to celebrate any occasion, but especially the end of the school year. It’s...
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3 Tips to Teaching Kids Honesty

Written by: | April 26, 2013

Honesty is one of the main virtues we as parents want to teach our kids. However, sometimes we are confused on how to go about teaching them this important character trait. Here are 3 tips to help you teach your kids about honesty. 1. Use words they understand. They...
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Fun Easter Ideas

Written by: | March 26, 2013

We’re already celebrating Easter here in our house. We love all the things that this favorite Spring holiday brings. We’re also trying a few new things this year. Easter Egg Hunt Idea: We always hunt Easter eggs several weeks leading up to the actual holiday. My boys love to...
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Valentines Activities

Written by: | February 15, 2013

It’s the month for Love. We don’t go all out for Valentines Day with decorations or goodies, but we do recognize it with a few fun crafts and snacks on the actual day. Like what? Reading “I Love You to God & Back” at bedtime. Making these Loaded Cookie...
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Snowman Activities

Written by: | January 14, 2013

The cold and dreary days are here and we are looking for new things to do to pass the time. January seems like the perfect month to focus on snowmen. Here in Nashville, we don’t get lots of snow during the winter, but we do get a little. My...
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Family Favorites: Christmas Cookies & Books

Written by: | December 10, 2012

My favorite time of year is here and I couldn’t be more excited to dig in to the family traditions. We bake lots and lots of butter cookies each year. We eat them throughout the Christmas session as well as freeze them for later on in the year. The...
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Thanksgiving Family Traditions

Written by: | November 7, 2012

It’s my favorite holiday. Thanksgiving. I love the quote, “The things you take for granted, someone else is praying for.” – Anonymous. Ouch, that stings. But what a good eye opener. I want to make sure to teach my kids to have a heart of gratitude. Even down to...
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