No Teens Here

No Teens Here There was a time when I banned the word ‘teen’ from our home. Being that the concept of ‘teenagers’ is a relatively new phenomenon we wanted to avoid the whole drama that seems to be synonymous with those teenage years. But you may have noticed...

More Myths

More Myths Some readers may remember my heartfelt posts I wrote last year. For those that don’t know what I’m talking about you can find the particular posts and . Dana, from Living Stones, has been known to visit this blog and I’m a regular reader of her...

Don’t Neglect This Important Test

Don’t Neglect This Important Test

Homeschool students also need eye checks to check their eye sight. It’s easy for the child to naturally compensate for blurry vision by moving closer or adjusting their position. Listen and watch your children closely. Take them for a check up. It won’t hurt and you might be glad you did.

Teaching Character or a Code

Teaching Character or a Code

I don’t use the word of God to teach a set rules/code of behaviour but I will proclaim the message of God and trust that the Holy Spirit will teach them what He wants to teach them. Their salvation is not dependent upon me teaching every character trait. It is dependent upon God! I can’t teach someone into salvation. What is the point, the goal of teaching the children? Is it that they become fine, moral, upstanding citizens or to usher them into the presence of the Almighty God? Two different issues and two different ways to go about it.

First job, resumes and all that…

First job, resumes and all that… When my daughter turned 15 we stopped paying for softball. Now softball is ‘Miss A’ ‘s delight. It is her passion. It is something that she has learned many valuable life lessons and skills from. She has worked hard and has reaped the rewards of that...

Mother of a Prodigal

Mother of a Prodigal

Parenting teens is exciting & adventurous to downright difficult. A time of growing & relearning for a parent. Being challenged is not always easy but always valuable. Through it we learn perspective and discernment.

Free Modesty Lapbook

Free Modesty Lapbook This lapbook is designed for girls of all ages.Your daughter will explore the scriptures and see what God has to say about modesty. This study will challenge your daughters to evaluate their hearts (and their closets!). Large lapbook, filled with great folded...

Training Children in Innocence or Ignorance?

Training Children in Innocence or Ignorance?

Are we raising our children to live in this world as productive members of the community where God has planted them or are we raising them for something else? We have a deliberate and purposed training plan for our children. There are things that we discuss, read and watch that may not be ‘pure’ as such, but we find them to be a beneficial training aid which assists us to work toward our goal. Musings from the pen of a 38-year-old woman who has lived a full life, and had many experiences which has shaped my view of the world. I endeavour to follow Jesus and live by the word of God. So, with that in mind, if you dare, read on…

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