September 17, 2014

Fall Worksheets

fall worksheets

Fall Worksheets!  The first day of fall is September 23rd.  Fall is my favorite time of year.  What’s not to love about brisk windy days, colors changing, earlier bedtimes, apple and pumpkin scents, and fun socks?  Here in the Sunshine State we have to wait a wee bit longer to experience all that fall has to […]

Seeds Family Worship The Word of God

seeds family worship the Word of God

As a family we love music.  We love God’s Word.  I am thankful Seeds Family Worship continues to combine our two loves!  Today Seeds Family Worship is releasing their new cd: The Word of God. The cd is very upbeat, fun, and catchy, but not in a kiddie silly way.  More like a talented jamming ColdPlay way! Seeds Family […]

Pirate Worksheets

pirate worksheets

Ahoy, me Hearties! Print these 5 new free Pirate Worksheets.  Learn about pirates or walk the plank.  You’ll be ready to celebrate “Talk Like a Pirate Day” on September 19th.   Pirate Worksheets These free language arts worksheets are “kid-friendly” {no skull & cross bones}.  And I like to think they help reluctant writers to put […]

Pursue the Word: gentle

gentle word study

There has been one area of my life I have constantly prayed for again and again. With my words, other’s feelings, my looks ~ everything … I want to be more gentle.  Or just gentle. I know Jesus is gentle. “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and […]

The Bored Generation

the bored generation

Nothing makes me see red and want to spit nails like when I hear the word, “bored”. My children and their friends are what I’m calling, THE BORED GENERATION. These children are too quickly entertained and when not “plugged in” find regular life … boring. I honestly don’t think they’re bored ~ I think they’re rude. […]

Pursue the Word: faith

faith word study

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 noun: strong belief or trust in someone or something Where are you putting your faith? A scale? Bank account? Health?  Homeschooling? How is your faith?  The gospels share stories of “little faith”, “faith like a mustard seed”, faith to […]

5 Ways to Ruin Your Homeschool

ways to ruin your homeschool

Believe it or not, but you (mom) can actual ruin your (their) homeschool experience. I am starting my 7th year homeschooling and I’ve seen the ugly side.  Here are 5 things I’ve done wrong and have allowed strife in our home and strain on our homeschool.  I have been working over a year to get our homeschool back to […]

Pursue the Word: Quiet

quiet word study

Is it me or has social media gotten loud? I feel like everyone wants me to click here, like this, watch that, share this, enter now, etc. etc. etc. There is little quiet online. Some days – there is little quiet in my schedule. Has life gotten loud?  School dropping off, picking up, karate, Awana, bible […]

Pursue the Word: hope

hope word study

I recently wrote a post about moms getting into the Word for themselves. It’s important that we are seeking God for our own hearts and not just on behalf of our children’s!   But we get busy.   Today I felt the tug to return to my joy of hunting verses by word.  My friend […]

Weekly Wrap Up – bilbo baggins is an emotional eater

weekly wrap up August 22

I might explode with thankfulness – this week was amazing! It started with an overnight trip to our long time – long distance friends to see their newest sweetest little bundle of boy joy. It’d had been almost a year since we were last together. {I hate busy}.   Then came the ice bucket challenge. […]