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Homeschool Grab Bag Review

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Whether you’re new to homeschooling, or you’ve been homeschooling for years, what’s more exciting to a homeschool mom than NEW curriculum, printables, courses, and encouragement?! And now (July 13 – 20, 2020), you can get a fantastic bundle of over 50 homeschool curriculum products for 97% off! Wow! This post contains affiliate links. You can help … Read more Homeschool Grab Bag Review

How to Teach Something Using a Song

How to Teach Something Using a Song - two children singing

Memorization of facts is easiest to a song or rhythm because music provides structure for the brain with its predictable patterns of rhythms and placement of words. If you want to use this powerful mnemonic device to assist your children with their memory work, here are some tips on how to teach something for memory … Read more How to Teach Something Using a Song

How to Memorize Something Using a Song

How to memorize something using a song

Do you need help with how to memorize something? Memorizing to a song or rhythm is effective and engaging because music has structure of melody and rhythm to make it a powerful mnemonic device. Tips on How to Memorize Something Aurally Using a Song Let’s use “America the Beautiful” as an example. 1. Listen to … Read more How to Memorize Something Using a Song

The Best Way to Memorize Something is to a Song

How to Memorize Something

Do you remember learning your ABCs? It was with a song! While some may view memorization as a painful chore, it can be fun and easy if you memorize everything to a song! In fact, the best way to memorize something is to a song. Here are five reasons to memorizing everything to a song … Read more The Best Way to Memorize Something is to a Song

How to Recover from Homeschool Burnout

Tips on How to Recover from Homeschool Burnout

Are you experiencing homeschool burnout? It is a real problem. While a lot of homeschool moms (and public school moms too for that matter) may feel a real lull in the school year in January and February and wish schooling could be done for the year, homeschool burnout is a deeper issue. If you are … Read more How to Recover from Homeschool Burnout

How to Make a Resurrection Garden for Easter

How to make a Resurrection Garden for Easter

If you are looking for Christ-centered activities for Easter to do with your children, you will love learning how to make a Resurrection garden for Easter. A Resurrection garden is a life-filled visual lesson of the empty tomb. If you plant it several weeks before Easter, it can be a decorative conversation piece for Easter … Read more How to Make a Resurrection Garden for Easter

How to Make Resurrection Rolls for Easter

How to make Resurrection Rolls for Easter

Are you seeking Christ-centered activities for Easter to do with your children? Learn how to make Resurrection rolls for Easter. Resurrection Rolls are a fun object lesson combined with a yummy treat. This simple recipe uses Crescent rolls and a disappearing marshmallow for a roll that oozes with all the deliciousness of a cinnamon roll! As … Read more How to Make Resurrection Rolls for Easter

Treasuring Christ in our Easter Traditions

Treasuring Christ in Easter Traditions

Easter is the most important Christian holiday. If Jesus had not died on the cross and risen from the dead, we would have no hope in this world. As Christians, our faith would be meaningless, and we would be the fools to be pitied. (1 Corinthians 15:14-20) via GIPHY It is thus important to think … Read more Treasuring Christ in our Easter Traditions

12 Ways to Keep an Eternal Perspective During Times of Trial

Keeping an eternal perspective, mindset in times of trial

If you are like me, you may have run a gamut of emotions these past few weeks: fear, panic, disappointment, uncertainty, anxiety, frustration, cynicism, distrust, overwhelm, stress, etc. And yet a phrase Elisabeth Elliot, the missionary and speaker, used to often say kept going through my head, “In acceptance lieth peace.” I can be upset … Read more 12 Ways to Keep an Eternal Perspective During Times of Trial

10 Reasons to Study Art and the Great Artists

10 Reasons to Study Art and the Great Artists

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” So goes an old saying, for each person on this earth has his or her own interpretation of what is beautiful, what is good art, and what one likes. What you consider to be meaningful art, I may not, but as educators of our children, it is … Read more 10 Reasons to Study Art and the Great Artists