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The Crossmaker Ultimate Gift Set – $25 & FREE Shipping

This post includes affiliate links. Thanks for your support of this site!  Please see my disclosure for more information.   The CROSSMAKER ULTIMATE GIFT SET is one of See the Light's most popular gift sets! It’s perfect for the children to enjoy in celebration of Resurrection Day. Included: DVD w/ 150 minutes of content, … {Read More}

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #23

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you … {Read More}

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Spring Cleaning for Your Heart and for Your Home

This post includes affiliate links. Thanks for your support of this site!  Please see my disclosure for more information. Most of us do a little spring cleaning in our homes, but have you considered that sometimes our hearts could also use a little freshening up? Just like a breath of fresh air, this bundle will help infuse life directly … {Read More}

Homeschool

5 Ways to Make Spelling Fun

5 Ways to Make Spelling Fun

Spelling can be one of those subjects that kids dread, even if they are good at it.  There just isn't much excitement when it comes to spelling - weekly spelling lists, spelling practice, spelling rules, spelling worksheets - not very much fun for most kids.  But spelling practice can be fun!  Just add in a little activity and/or … {Read More...}

Read Alouds that Span Multiple Ages

10 Read Alouds that Span Multiple Ages

This post includes affiliate links. Thanks for your support of this site!  Please see my disclosure for more information. Most homeschooling families love books. There's just something about taking your children's education into your own hands that makes you also want to enrich their lives in as many aspects as you can. Using great books in … {Read More...}

The Days of Creation Lunch

The Days of Creation Lunch

This post includes affiliate links. Thanks for your support of this site!  Please see my disclosure for more information. I'm pretty excited to be teaming up with a bunch of other bloggers to help bring God's Word into the hearts of little ones in a fun and interactive way.  From now until the end of March, a new hands-on activity will … {Read More...}

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Why We Love Apologia for Elementary Science

I wish there was such a thing as the homeschool curriculum – you know, the one that is the perfect fit for your family–a curriculum that checks off every. single. box of your must-haves and must-bes when it comes to curriculum.  Even though I know the perfect curriculum doesn’t exist, I still stress myself out and waste spend way too much time … {Read More...}

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Storytime

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom – Story Time Activities

This is the last Story Time post, and we are finishing it off with Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. January Story Time - Chicka Chicka Boom Boom February Story Time – The Snowy Day March Story Time – Green Eggs and Ham April Story Time – Planting a Rainbow May Story Time – The Very Hungry Caterpillar June Story Time – Blueberries … {Read More...}

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Family

75 Free Printable Scavenger Hunts

75 FREE Printable Scavenger Hunts (& a HUGE Cash Giveaway)

Kids love scavenger hunts!  And most adults probably do too; I know I do. Scavenger hunts make for an easy, fun, and frugal activity for family night (or day). Spring is right around the corner and many of the hunts listed below can be done outside.  However, since spring can have some unpredictable weather, there are many on the … {Read More}

Homemade Snow Recipes

Homemade {fake} Snow Recipes

I grew up in cold and snowy upstate New York.  And while I was happy to leave the snow behind when our family recently moved to Texas, I am a little sad that my kids won't have the opportunity to make memories of building snowmen and making snow angels in the yard. So, I need to find an alternative.  Here are the 10 best {fake} … {Read More}

Benefits to Having Babies Back-to-Back

Benefits of Having Babies Back-to-Back

My husband and I started dating as freshmen in high school. We were young and in love and although we may have been a little idealistic, we were convinced we'd marry one day and ride off into the sunset together. We married two years after graduation and eight months later the first set of double lines appeared on that little pink stick. We were … {Read More}

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35 Bible-Based Valentine Printables, Crafts, & Activities

Valentine's Day is a great time to teach our children (and others) about God's perfect love. What better way to celebrate this holiday than to shine God's love upon others.  Below you will find some printables, crafts, and activities to help you do that this time of year. This post includes affiliate links. Thanks for your support of … {Read More}

SimpleWaysToServe

6 Simple Ways to Serve Others

So many children don't have parents. Sometimes parents lose their babies, too. Plus job loss, marital struggles, sickness... the list goes on. Sometimes just thinking about all of these sorrows can weigh us down enough to make us feel exhausted, nearly paralyzed with the weight of needs we know we can never fully meet. But you … {Read More}

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Encouragement

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #23

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you … {Read More}

creating a spiritual atmosphere in your home. Great tips for Christian moms

How to Create a Spiritual Atmosphere in Your Home

A few weeks ago I started to notice how frazzled I was feeling. Everything seemed annoying. Everyone got on my nerves.  I thought about quitting my day job at home... Okay not really. But I really did notice that the home atmosphere felt frantic and chaotic. And not just because I have 4 kids 4 and under. I finally pinpointed what … {Read More}

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #22

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you … {Read More}

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