At a recent homeschool co-op meeting I asked a fellow mom if she was almost done for the year? I was met with tears! Folks, this wasn’t a woman prone to hysterics. This was a strong woman who was raising four amazing children! Yet, her stress and overwhelm were palpable. Her tears were out of frustration. She and her kids had worked hard for months and she had no idea if … [Read more...] about Does your homeschool plan work?
A is for Angel A Door Hanger Craft with Experience God Christmas is a great time for crafting in our home. Angels are a favorite! This month's Experience God Curriculum from Mother Goose Time focused on "The Birth of Jesus." With beautifully illustrated images, Experience God offers a retelling of the story of the birth of Jesus that captivates my crew. We … [Read more...] about Angel Door Hanger
Have you read “Out of Darkness” by Russell Freedman? Louise Braille, the hero in the story loses his sight due to a horrific accident he sustains in his father’s shop as a child. He and his family struggle with his diagnosis of permanent blindness and the impact his loss of vision will have on all their lives. The author’s research and the categorization of … [Read more...] about Build Empathy With Books
Above all I want my children to know they are loved by God. The love of Jesus and the many gifts He gives us transcend any earthly riches. Jesus gave His life so that we may find eternal life in heaven. God gave us each other here on earth to share in the journey. The Holy Spirit comforts and guides us as we travel through our days. We are truly never … [Read more...] about Jewel Hearts with Experience God
These sand crosses are simple to make and a lot of fun. They also carry a powerful message. Jesus knows what it is to hurt, to suffer, and to want what one cannot have! He understands and is there for us during our most trying times on earth. While kids glue and apply sand, take a moment to reflect on the many burdens Jesus is willing to carry for … [Read more...] about Create a Sand Cross with Experience God