Category : Parenting

9 Ideas for Children’s Artwork

9 Ideas for Children’s Artwork

  All those art projects and other hard-to-file artifacts . . . If your child is older than two, you’ve probably figured out that the artwork just keeps multiplying. Between

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Make a Tag Blanket Lovey

Make a Tag Blanket Lovey

Got a baby who loves tags? Need that sensory stimulation? Make your own tag blanket “lovey”Ariel was partial to tags as an infant, so I made her a tag blanket

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The Unhurried Homeschooler — review

The Unhurried Homeschooler — review

                                                                                Photo Credit: Rebekah McBride “I see so many homeschooling parents stressing about the right curriculum, “getting behind,” or feeling inadequate….” If I wrote a mini-book on homeschooling, it would

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Blessing Blankets … update

Blessing Blankets … update

A while back, I wrote about the blessing blankets I made for grandchildren — quilts with Bible promises on them. You can see the instructions and some examples at the

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Raising Kids Who Help at Home

Raising Kids Who Help at Home

Training in Diligence and Thoroughness Each August, our family would try to get a fresh homeschooling start with new notebooks, shiny pens, freshly decorated pencils boxes, and a tidy house

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Gingerbread Houses – Decorating Day

Gingerbread Houses – Decorating Day

We’ve had a long-standing tradition of decorating gingerbread houses — well, the girls have, at least (vs. mom). We aren’t advanced enough to bake our own houses –we’re happy to

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Holiday of the Month Club

Want to give a special child a gift that says, “You’re special and I want you to celebrate life!” all throughout the year? Give him a “Holiday of the Month”

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Getting Kids to Help at Home (part one)

Laying a Foundation (Part One) (excerpted from The Everyday Family Chore System)   Child training is the first step to successful home management training. The purposes of implementing a family

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Do Your Kids Waste or Lose School Supplies?

Do Your Kids Waste or Lose School Supplies?

Do your lessons get delayed because somebody can’t find a pencil or her notebook is missing? Are you appalled at the amount of paper your dear children waste? I found

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