First Day of School Supply Treasure Hunt

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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

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

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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

Redeeming Holidays With Our Children

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As parents, we desire to be intentional in living out Christ in front of our children in every way, including redeeming holidays with our children or using the opportunity of celebrating a holiday to show them Christ. So when our children were little, my husband and I talked about how we had celebrated holidays in … Read more Redeeming Holidays With Our Children

The Pumpkin Patch Parable: Book Review

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We choose not to celebrate Halloween, commemorating Reformation Day instead, but we love fall and pumpkins and having fun at pumpkin patches. Our third child was born in October, so we called her Pumpkin even before birth. When she was almost two, I found a delightful book at the library, which tells the story of … Read more The Pumpkin Patch Parable: Book Review

15 Reasons to Celebrate Reformation Day: The Redeeming Value of Celebrating Reformation Day

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Many Christians miss a beautiful opportunity to celebrate our Christian heritage on October 31, which is also known as Reformation Day. It was on this day in 1517 that a priest named Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses (complaints) against the Catholic Church to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany. His bold act opened the way … Read more 15 Reasons to Celebrate Reformation Day: The Redeeming Value of Celebrating Reformation Day