Category Archives: Imperfect Homeschool

Guest Post: How to Homeschool When its Hard – Homeschooling 101 Blog Party!

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For most homeschoolers, there isn’t much separation between “life” and “school”. This can be both hard and a blessing! No matter how much we plan (or not ūüôā ) “life” has a tendency to throw curve balls at us. We’ve experienced some of these trials in our¬†homeschool journey. – An extended time of illness or physical pain for Mom or… Read more »

Free Printable Father’s Day Card – A Bible Journaling Keepsake Gift!

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Are you are looking for a unique and FREE gift to give this Father’s Day? One based on the Bible that will let him know just how much the family cares? I have a great idea for you!¬† We have created¬†this Bible Journaling Keepsake Card for Dad and we would love to share it with you too! Oh yeah, and… Read more »

3 Reasons To Enhance Your Homeschool With Technology

3 Reasons To Enhance Your Homeschool With Technology Whether you are new to homeschooling or you have a few years under your belt, it’s important to remain flexible in your homeschool. We’ve found that even the best curriculum for your family at the time, may not cover all that you need. Children’s needs and life seasons change, sometimes within a… Read more »

Cultivate a Thankful Heart – 30 Prayer Prompts to Express Gratitude

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Finally! The temps around here are finally staying under 90! I’m just now starting to catch up where it seems everyone else has been lately… moving into FALL! With changes in the season, I find myself looking ahead to the upcoming Holidays. Looking at the good and um, the hectic. Before we hit it head on, I feel fall is… Read more »

FREE eCourse Tween Spiritual Growth – Intro to Inductive Bible Study + Bible Art Journaling

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I have something special that we’ve been working on and I just can’t wait to share it with you!¬†drumroll please ….. ok, I may be a little dramatic ūüôā We have a FREE 10 Week eCourse for your Tweens Spiritual Growth! It’s where¬†Intro to Inductive Bible Study + Bible Art Journaling ‘meet’ !¬†¬†So I have to¬†ask, do you or does… Read more »

How To Encourage Open Communication With Your Tween

How to Encourage Open Communication With Your Tween

Have you ever met someone who is a true communicator? You know that person who ends MOST sentences in email with exclamation points? And their texts have TONS of emoji s from start to end? Do you notice how they love asking you questions and then listening to help you process through your thoughts, trials or just life situations? And… Read more »

Why I Talked To My 8 Year Old About Biblical Sexuality

Why I Talked To My 8 Year Old About Biblical Sexuality

“Mom, what does sexy mean? S-E-X-Y like that?” She pointed to a hair styling product that promised more sexy hair with use. We were standing in line to check out of the shop. Her 6-year-old blue eyes looked up, piercing into mine. Feeling completely inadequate and at a loss for words, I stood there. By God’s grace, I managed to… Read more »

3 Reasons We Let Our Kids Wear What They Want

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I’m honestly not sure what it was that first lead me to the decision to let our VERY LITTLE kiddos choose their clothes AND dress themselves. Was it overwhelm? Lack of sleep? A “pick your battle” mindset? With four tots under the age of four at the time, it could have been any of the above. Whatever the initial reason,… Read more »

Stress Free Homeschool Co-op Days – 6 Ways To Stay Sane!

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Are you looking for ways to take some of the stress out of your homeschool co-op days? Whether you’ve been participating in a group for a while, or you’re just diving in, we have 6 ways to help you reduce stressful mornings and homeschool co-op days in general! Please note: I understand that homeschool co-ops vary a lot in the… Read more »