13 Back to School DIY’s

  13 Back to School DIY's Well, it is that time of the year.  Last trips to the beach, end of summer vacation plans, and back to school!  Today I wanted to share some amazing ideas I found on Pinterest to help you make it a great school year.  It is amazing how creative people are so here are some great DIY's for school supplies and projects, the home, and for … [Read more...]

Prayer in Marriage

Matthew 10:27 "What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight. What is whispered in your ear, shout from the rooftops." One of the things I realized lately is that my husband and I don't pray together aloud.  Or at least not as much as we should.  We pray at meal and bed times with our sons, and we have taught them to pray for safe travels when we get in the car.  I feel … [Read more...]

Forgive and Live : A Lesson on Matthew 5:22

One of my sister's favorite expressions when dealing with people who are rude is, "Wow, that person must have missed that day in Kindergarten."  "That day" of course referring to the day, week, months or years where that person learned their manners or lack thereof.  Is everyone entitled to a bad day?  Of course, I am not unrealistic.  Should it effect others though?  Probably … [Read more...]

End of the Year Homeschool Portfolio

"Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6 Congratulations!  The end of May brings Memorial Day weekend, beaches, barbeques, and quite possibly the end of your homeschool year.  The process of putting together everything your children have learned for a whole year may seem overwhelming.  Every state is different … [Read more...]

10 Steps to a Healthier Home

Read scripture everyday (aloud if you can).   I try to get my devotionals in in the morning with my cup of coffee.  It makes me feel good and I start my day on a better note.  Sing hymns or Bible songs while doing a project, cleaning, or cooking. Sometimes while doing homeschool work with my sons, I sing and they either start singing along with me or always want to … [Read more...]