Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 31

Captivated – A Documentary Challenging You to Evaluate Your Use of Media

I was recently provided with a copy of the DVD Captivated, Finding Freedom in a Media Captive Culture produced by Media Talk 101 for review. After reading the synopsis of the documentary and watching the trailer, I felt that this video may speak to a need in our home. I grew up in a Christian home where we removed the …

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Mar 25

Combined Podcast on Homeschooling

I recently did a combined podcast with Steve Blackston, blogger for Husband of a Homeschooling Mom.  We discussed homeschooling in today’s world and the roles of dads in homeschooling.  I enjoyed the experience and look forward to doing more of these with Steve in the future.

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Mar 19

Lime Cheesecake Bars Recipe – THM, Low-carb, Sugar-free

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I have been in the mood for lime cheesecake recently and when I saw this recipe from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen, I set out to tweak it to fit my Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle. I LOVE key lime pie and this satisfied all my sweet and tart cravings wrapped up in a neat little bar. …

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Mar 16

Convention Season is Rapidly Approaching!

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We have been attending some type of homeschool convention every year since the start of our homeschool journey. I even sent my hubby in my place one year when I had just given birth to our third child (He is such a trooper!) We started out by going together as husband and wife and as …

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Mar 16

Preschool Art Time – The Snowy Day

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I am not a naturally artistic person, but with the invention of Pinterest, this visually oriented mama has learned the power of re-creating other’s ideas and making them our own in our homeschool. I have found so many great ideas for preschool art class. I have decided to do a series on preschool art and …

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Mar 12

Involving Grandparents in Your Homeschool

Involving grandparents in homeschooling

  Have you ever wondered how to get your extended family on board with homeschooling? There are all types of families who homeschool. Some families have very supportive extended families and others spend years trying to gain the approval of extended family. As Christian parents, we know that the only approval that matters is God’s …

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Mar 11

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunts Using Egglo Eggs – A Review

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  Egglo Entertainment recently sent us several of their products for review including Glow in the Dark Egglo Eggs, a colorfully illustrated paperback book entitled, The Egg-cellent Easter Adventure, an audio download of The Egg-cellent Easter Adventure,  Egglo Treasures Scripture Scrolls and The Egg-cellent Easter Adventure Program Guide as a PDF download. We were excited about the opportunity to do some Easter …

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Mar 10

Science Experiments on DVD from ScienceandMath.com – A Review

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We have had a big science focus this year in our homeschool. We are studying science together with our local homeschool co-op and when we found the Amazing Science DVD, Volume 1 for Grades 1-3, I knew that it would be the perfect complement to our curriculum. We received a copy for review from ScienceandMath.com.   About the …

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Mar 03

Thriving, Not Just Surviving – Day 7

Day 7 I hope you will visit Money Saving Mom and read more about her newest book, Saying Goodbye to Survival Mode, available now at major retailers. I read a pre-release copy of this book and loved it so much that I bought my own hardcover copy. I received an ebook for review. I am really gleaning some …

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