The Why and How to Begin Bible Journaling as a Non Artist

Bible Journaling Why and How to Begin as a Non Artist

I clearly remember thinking three things that day while sitting in church. Our Pastor announced that there would be a Bible Journaling class held in the upcoming weeks. Why Bible journaling? I thought. I’m not artsy so what am I even thinking about it for! I’m sure it’s too expensive to start. I quickly dismissed it and moved on. Little… Read more »

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 🙂 ) “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 »

Guest Post: How To Crush Negative Thoughts Biblically – 5 Steps

5 Steps to Crush Negative Thoughts Biblically Like Minded Musings

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2 We all have them. Some of us more than others. Condemning, comparative, sad or lonely, unworthy and unloved kind of thoughts. Negative thoughts. For… 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 »

Thank You! 30 Days of Tween Parenting Encouragement Blog Party!

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Wow! If you’re anything like me, you’re still processing all of the Tween Parenting Encouragement, Tips, Wisdom and Resources shared. It was a huge blessing! It meant so much to me to have all of you (readers, contributors and sponsors) interacting in my little home space on the internet. I believe God truly hand picked each post shared and will continue… Read more »

You Are a Tween Girl who Struggles with Her Body (and you are in my kitchen) – Day 31

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“I don’t have a bathing suit body,” the sweet one says as she takes off her shirt on fast forward and jumps in the pool. At the table later, she explains she has lost seven pounds by cutting carbs. The girls are thirteen. Standing behind the kitchen sink, I lean in. We talk fruits, vegetables and strength training, but inside… Read more »

How to Encourage Your Tween to Develop a Quiet Time – Day 30

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As a Christian Mom, there is little else more important to my heart then encouraging my tweens in their own walk with the Lord. I understand the importance of doing my best to teach them how to have their own quiet time from tween to teen and beyond. I also know from mama busyness and the #quiettimeguilt of my past… Read more »

Can Your Tween Have Too Many Friends? Day 29

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Friendship has been described as being the bacon bits in the salad bowl of life. However, today, we bestow the title of friend so freely it is like having a little lettuce with our bacon bit salad. Summertime is the perfect time to help your tween evaluate all the friendships they have in their lives. I believe the overabundance of… Read more »

Dear Tween Child, Guard Your Heart – Day 28

Guard your heart, my child! As a Christian mother, I lay awake, night after night, asking God for wisdom to guide me in leading my tween child as he grows. I thought a mother could only wish and pray her child was going to turn out good, but I was wrong. A mother’s job is to love, to nourish, to… Read more »