Category: Lifeschooling

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Let’s Make a Newspaper Printable!

I’m so excited to share lifeschooling tips for using the newspaper printable! “Extra, extra! Read all about it!” There’s something fun and nostalgic about watching an old black and white movie with scenes of a newsboy shouting out this line. It brings to mind one of my favorite movies, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, where the…

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What Am I Really Accomplishing?

The following article, “What Am I Really Accomplishing?”, was written by Tina Farewell for the May, 2012 MHEA Newseltter and is reprinted with permission. What Am I Really Accomplishing? There is just one way to avoid being overwhelmed—to bring everything as it arises to our Master; and He does help, and He does not misunderstand….

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Help Your Children Fall in Love with Poetry

If you’re looking for ideas to help your children fall in love with poetry without killing their love of learning, keep reading this guest post by Angela from Schooling with Grace. One of my favorite early school memories is of our class memorizing one of Shel Silverstein’s poems. We laughed hysterically, as all first graders do, at…

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Raising Mission-Minded Kids

Although it may seem easier said than done, you can begin raising mission-minded kids. For many years when my oldest two kids were young, we went every Friday with other believers to stand in front of our local abortion center. It was an opportunity to share the Gospel. We handed out tracts and information, and…

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Country and Missions Study Printable

As we study various topics, we should always be considering how it relates to our mission here in this brief time we have on earth. It is important to give our children the eternal perspective that comes with a Christian worldview! To that end, I have created this Country and Missions Study printable to combine…

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How to Kill Your Child’s Love of Learning in 10 Easy Steps

Sometimes the very best way to highlight the absurdity of the “normal” is to show it for what it truly is. I hope this pointed piece of satire will help you look at fostering the love of learning in a new way!   How to Kill Your Child’s Love of Learning in 10 Easy Steps…

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Courageous Legacy: A Movie Review

Last week, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts on the recent Kendrick brothers documentary, Show Me the Father. In keeping with the fatherhood theme, the Kendricks will also be re-releasing their popular movie, Courageous, on September 24th with some additional new scenes! This remastered and updated version is being called 10th Anniversary Courageous…

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Help Your Kids Learn & Love the Bible – A “Teacher’s Manual” for Teaching the Bible!

I’ll never forget years ago when my oldest son was about five and there was a special speaker at the church we were attending who put a strong emphasis on teaching the Bible to our kids and helping them learn to love God’s Word as the priority in our homes. He shared how his son…

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Why Studying the Bible in Context Matters for Your Kids

One of the biggest keys to successful lifeschooling is to teach our children to love God with all their hearts, souls, minds, and strength…and of course one of the best ways to do that is to help them learn to love the Bible, God’s love letter to them! That’s why I was excited when I…

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A “Typical” Day in our Lifeschooling Home: Hand Sanitizer with Essential Oils

What does Hand Sanitizer with Essential Oils have to do at all with lifeschooling? We’ll get to that in a minute! But first… I have always hesitated writing or talking specifically on our actual implementation of lifeschooling for a few reasons: Each home is different and each family should pray and ask God for a…

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