Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 17

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Love for the Scripture

Today our prayer is in relation to cultivating a love in our kids for Scripture. We know that this is a work of the Holy Spirit, but we can have some influence on our kids by showing them a good example in this area. I will never forget the impact that my parent’s have had …

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Jun 17

Our Reading List for Boys with Five Ways to Encourage them to Read

Have you ever wondered what to do to get your boys interested in reading? I have one avid reader and one who prefers not to read whenever possible. By having these two extremes, I have learned a thing or two that may help you out. Here are my top 5 tips for getting boys to …

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Jun 16

Guest Post – Father’s Day or Superhero Day?

Guest Post by Steve Blackston of Husband of a Homeschooling Mom Growing up we look at our dads as a hero in our life. I know it seemed as though my dad could do anything! He could fix toys, patch me up and drown a worm better than anyone else. There was one time that still …

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Jun 14

Dave’s Dots

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Cleanliness is Next to Godliness, And Nothing Will Get You Next to God Quicker Than:   From the U.K. Telegraph – “A woman who discovered an unexploded World War II bomb in her garden terrified her husband by washing it in the kitchen sink.  Carole Longhorn, 65, took a number of unusual safety stops after discovered the …

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Jun 13

Teach Them Diligently Marketplace -Coming Soon to an Area Near You

(This post may contain affiliate inks) The Teach Them Diligently Conference we attended in Spartanburg, SC was the one of the highlights of our year. The Lord really blessed my husband and me with several specific words for our family. We are already making plans for next year’s conference and hoping that we might can …

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Jun 12

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Honesty

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Honesty – Teaching our kids to be transparent and truthful in everything they do. This is not easy. We have opportunities on a regular basis to tell little white lies, to chose not to go back in the grocery store to return that $0.99 item that we found rolling around in the bottom of the …

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Jun 12

Prima Latina – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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When I first began homeschooling my own kids seven years ago, I wondered what all the fuss about teaching Latin was all about. It was one of those things that was on my list to look into, but I couldn’t figure out how I was going to work it into the already long curriculum list …

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Jun 11

30 Days of Praying for Our Kids – Patience

Patience – Patience is a work in progress for most folks. Toddlers have almost no patience and when I found myself the mother of a toddler I began learning the importance of patience. I saw myself in the stamping feet and the pouting lips of my kids and I wondered how God must feel when …

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Jun 11

30 Days of Prayer for Our Kids – Self-Control

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Self-Control – I find this quality difficult to teach to my kids. I know there are times when I do NOT demonstrate self-control. I let my tongue get out of control. I say things I shouldn’t say, I get frustrated with my kids, I overeat. God is bigger than my issues and I know if …

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Jun 09

Dave’s Dots

West Side Dorky:  From the U.K. Guardian – “Police were called to a sci-fi convention after a confrontation between costumed characters from rival clubs.  Trouble flared when members of the Norwich Sci-Fi Club were refused entry to a fair hosted by the Norwich Star Wars Club at the University of East Anglia.  More than a …

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