15 World-Changing Results of the Protestant Reformation

Painting of Martin Luther nailing 95 Theses on church door at start of Protestant Reformation.

One of the most important events of history occurred on October 31, 1517 when a priest named Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses (complaints) against the Catholic Church to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany. This was the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Luther’s audacious act of questioning the Catholic Church opened the way for others … Read more 15 World-Changing Results of the Protestant Reformation

First Day of School Supply Treasure Hunt

colored pencils in a circle enticing viewer to try a first day of school supply treasure hunt

Starting up the school year should be an exciting time! As homeschool moms, we can set the tone of having a good attitude and a delight in learning so our children also fall in love with learning. When my children were little and just starting kindergarten and pre-school, I wanted them to have a pleasurable … Read more First Day of School Supply Treasure Hunt

You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Homeschool Mom

Image of homeschool mom who is thinking with words of subjects surrounding her.

Hints for Homeschool Moms There is a popular series of history and science books with titles that begin with You Wouldn’t Want to… Here is a homeschool mom version of You Wouldn’t Want to… Please note that this is a satire from a Christian perspective. If you don’t like satire or don’t maintain a Christian … Read more You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Homeschool Mom

How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) as a Homeschool Mom

Picture of a woman jumping at the beach as she has learned How to Thrive, Not Just Survive, as a Homeschool Mom

Is it possible to thrive as a homeschool mom? I always wanted to be a mom. With six younger siblings, I usually had a baby or toddler around to play with until I was a teenager. I would play dolls and dress them up, play school, and even pretended to be Mary Poppins. What could … Read more How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) as a Homeschool Mom

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

Treasuring Christ in Christmas Traditions

Treasuring Christ in our Christmas traditions: three wise men anticipating Christ's Advent

Treasuring Christ in Christmas Traditions When it comes to redeeming holidays with our children – treasuring Christ first in our family traditions at holidays and ultimately in all things – Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! In seeking to love the Lord our God with all our hearts and with all our souls and with … Read more Treasuring Christ in Christmas Traditions

Remembering Thanksgiving

image of lady remembering Thanksgiving, giving thanks to God, praying

Remembering Thanksgiving is especially important in what becomes an over-commercialized season of the year. As we seek to redeem every holiday with our children by pointing them to God and all He has done for us, Thanksgiving is a perfect holiday in which to honor God. History of the Thanksgiving holiday The history of Thanksgiving … Read more Remembering Thanksgiving

Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood: Summary and Review

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Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood:  Review and Summary     This past summer, I had the privilege of working through Melissa B. Kruger’s encouraging devotional Bible study called Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood. Broken into eleven chapters, each chapter includes sections of days one through five, so that one … Read more Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood: Summary and Review