Why Start Your Day With Jesus

I have been trying to explain why and come up with an explanation for why it is so important to start your day with Jesus. Tonight it hit me… I start my day with Jesus because I cannot afford to NOT!! Yes, I just did an all caps word and 2 exclamation points. My Epiphany…

Showing Your Children Grace

I have posted an article previously that discussed showing yourself grace. Today I want to talk about the concept of showing your children grace. Honestly, this does not come naturally to me, but I am working on doing this more. We Are Shown Grace We have been shown grace by the Lord when he died…

The Blessing Jar

I was recently at a birthday party and one of the birthday presents was a beautiful blessing jar. This really got me thinking of how I need to implement this in my family. What is a Blessing Jar? A blessing jar is a specific jar that you write down your blessings or things that you…

Respecting and Encouraging Your Husband

If there was a fly on the wall of your house, would it say that you are respecting and encouraging to your husband? In a world that looks down upon masculinity and the very nature of a man, we as wives must counter this faulty thinking and show our husbands respect that they need as…

Do You Have a Coach that Encourages You?

Saturday I overheard my grandfather coaching my four-year-old little girl as she colored a picture of unicorns. He was telling her “stay in the lines, go slower, take your time, not too fast, good job, slow down, do not rush, etc.” The result was beautiful and better than anything she has ever colored and it…

Supplies For Our Charlotte Mason Homeschool

I love back to school shopping. This year creating a complete Charlotte Mason homeschool year, we are needing different supplies. I will break down each subject with what school supplies we are using. This year I will have a form 1 (second grader) and a preschooler in the early years. Many of the links below…

School is Starting- Make the First Day of School Special

I cannot believe that school is starting back next week. I remember anticipating school starting back with such excitement as a child. So whether your child is getting ready to start back to school or you are getting ready to start your homeschool year, make sure to make the first day of school special. Ways…