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20 Must Read Read-Alouds for Kids 9-12

20 Must Read Read-Alouds for Kids 9-12

Before I had children, my summers where often spent with a book in hand.  Since I was a classroom teacher, I would have nothing to do over summer break except read, read, read!  But now that I have children, the…

June Savings For Families

June Savings For Families

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EnviroKlenz: Laundry Enhancer Liquid Review

EnviroKlenz: Laundry Enhancer Liquid Review

Do you or any of your family members have allergies? What about skin sensitivities? As a mother, and head laundress in our house, it can be difficult to find laundry products that are fragrant free, chemical free, and can still…

Simple Advent Activity for Christmas

Simple Advent Activity for Christmas

Last week in Sunday school, my oldest daughter came home full of Christmas joy.  She had learned the story of Advent.  Since that day, we have begun the tradition of lighting the Advent candles in our home. Advent means “arrival”.…

14 Christmas Ideas For Busy Moms

14 Christmas Ideas For Busy Moms

In my 9 years of being a stay at home mom, I know how busy the holiday season can be.  The older the kids get, the busier our life gets.  I have one child who insists on celebrating every holiday…

5 Steps to Living a Stress Free Life

5 Steps to Living a Stress Free Life

During this time of year I begin to experience the overall feeling of fatigue.  The semester is beginning to wind down and the holidays are weeks away.  While I can’t control my work schedule, I can control my household to-do…

Election Day Treats

Election Day Treats

During my sophomore year of high school, I took Government only as a requirement.  My teacher, who like most of my high school teachers, didn’t ignite my desire to care one iota about our government. It’s miraculous how life can…

Friendly Letter Writing With a Thanksgiving Twist

Friendly Letter Writing With a Thanksgiving Twist

I’m all about sprinkling holiday flavor into our writing lessons. I’m also all about adding to our family and classroom traditions. My kids are pretty much just like me.  They love to do the same things for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas,…

An End To The Summer Slide

An End To The Summer Slide

Have you heard about the summer slide?  Many children, especially struggling readers, forget what they’ve learned over the summer.  There are many different strategies to prevent this from happening, and some can not only prevent learning loss, but also bring…

A Bible Curriculum to Love

A Bible Curriculum to Love

The past couple of years we’ve been using Grapevine Bible Studies as our bible curriculum.  I’m excited to see Grapevine Bible Studies is included in the Character Bundle this year! What would normally cost me $12.50 for 5 quick stand…