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A Book To Love: Better Together

A Book To Love: Better Together

Last month I shared a Christian parenting book I found inspiring.  This month I have another Christian inspired book just for moms.  This book had me soaking up every piece of advice and scripture to help with my relationships with…

6 Ways To Promote Life-long Readers

6 Ways To Promote Life-long Readers

As a classroom teacher reading was one of my favorite subjects to teach. I was never much impressed with the curriculum I had as a classroom teacher, so I was always trying to find ways to liven up and add…

30 + Favorite Books For Kids 9-12

30 + Favorite Books For Kids 9-12

I had the good fortune of living in the times before VCRs, (what are those?) computers, and video games tempting to take over my time and interest.  Those were good times, right?  What did we do with our time without all…

Virtue Garden: Lessons in Character

Virtue Garden: Lessons in Character

  Even with the best academic instruction, a person with poor character will have a hard time succeeding in life.  The following character unit was inspired by a lesson I read in the book, Bonding With Children Through Boundaries. (this…

Book Giveaway: 8 Simple Tools For Raising Great Kids by Dr. Todd Cartmell

Book Giveaway: 8 Simple Tools For Raising Great Kids by Dr. Todd Cartmell

  A book that has made me think a lot on my actions towards my children is 8 Simple Tools For Raising Great Kids by Dr. Todd Cartmell.  I have read several other books from Moody Publishers and have always…

Grapevine Bible Studies Old Testament Review

Grapevine Bible Studies Old Testament Review

I have another review for you today!  This one is on the Grapevine Bible Studies curriculum.  This is our second year using Grapevine for a total of 4 studies.  We’re finishing up the Old Testament Overview and we’re all having a…

20 Non Toy Gift Ideas For Kids

20 Non Toy Gift Ideas For Kids

I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of all the toys.  My kids don’t play much with toys, and when they do they don’t take care of them.  The kids never put them away, or they never play with…

Cranberry Jello

Cranberry Jello

This beautiful, delicious dish will have your crew wanting to eat it year round.  It’s so easy to make, a little sweet, a little tart, and here’s one of the best things about it: you can make it the night before…

Essential Oils: Who Are The Weirdos?

Essential Oils: Who Are The Weirdos?

Not to ruin the ending to this story, but the answer to the question in the title: apparently, it’s not me. This past week I met some friends for drinks.  I came in late so I just got the tail…

5 Tips to Ease Into Routine

5 Tips to Ease Into Routine

The fall season is upon us and many of us are just getting back from taking some time off from our normal school routines.  Wether you’re coming back from a late trip to the beach or a refreshing stay in…