Category: Lifeschooling

Considering Lifeschooling High School?
Considering Lifeschooling High School?

Are you considering homeschooling high school next year? What a marvelous opportunity you have! Of course, you might not feel like this is an opportunity. If you have unexpectedly been at home with your teenagers during this pandemic season, you may certainly be frustrated at how things have gone or are going, and somewhat fearful…

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Cleaning up the 'homeschool house'
Cleaning up the ‘homeschool house’

Cleaning out… Decluttering… Organizing… Ugh…are those the kind of words that just make you cringe? If you’ve been spending any amount of time homeschooling, you may find yourself up to your whiteboard in, well, stuff. Papers, and projects, and supplies – oh my! You may find yourself already wrapping up your homeschool year. (In the…

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How to Create Routines with Lots of Little Ones
How to Create Routines with Lots of Little Ones

So, you’re a homeschooling mom of lots of little ones and you’re struggling to keep up. Maybe you need a routine! Keep reading to find out practical steps to establish a routine to get your sanity back! Routine versus schedule… What’s the difference between a schedule and a routine? A schedule is super structured and…

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Lifeschooling Lessons in Love Through COVID-19
Lifeschooling Lessons in Love Through COVID-19

This time in our world is certainly not an easy one. And I’ve shared in another post a bit about lifeschooling through COVID-19, But this time, I want to share a bit of my heart with you and what the Lord has been teaching me. Maybe He’s been teaching you some of the same things…

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How to Deal with Life Happening
How to Deal with Life Happening

We’ve been blindsided these last few months since the outbreak of Covid-19. As a nation, as communities, as families. Our churches shut their doors and though the online activity of religious organizations has skyrocketed, there is something missing in the communion of the saints face-to-face. I am overweight and exhausted at six months pregnant, my…

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The Most Important Lesson You Can Teach
The Most Important Lesson You Can Teach

When my husband was young, he was inspired to ask for wisdom by this verse.   If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. – James 1:5, ESV   The thought that he could just pray and ask for wisdom…

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There's More to Education Than Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic
There’s More to Education Than Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

As lifeschoolers, we understand that there is more to a child’s education than reading, writing, and arithmetic. A child’s secular education is an important thing, but at least in our family, even more important than secular learning is the learning of life skills. Okay, spiritual education is the number one priority, but after that, life…

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Math, Science, English, and...Film: Lifeschooling through a Film Project!
Math, Science, English, and…Film: Lifeschooling through a Film Project!

In the fall of 2018, my oldest two children, Konur and Elleina, had the wonderful opportunity to help with a film project their friend, Matthew McCoskey, was creating. What an amazing experience this was for both of our families! We have been friends with the McCoskey family for close to 10 years now, and despite…

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10 Simple Steps to Start Homeschooling (or Lifeschooling)
10 Simple Steps to Start Homeschooling (or Lifeschooling)

Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I only recommend resources that I believe are valuable and helpful to my subscribers, and all sales go to help support this ministry and my family. Thank you!   With the current situation in our nation, many moms are suddenly finding themselves homeschooling, whether they…

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Celebrating the Passover
Celebrating the Passover

For our family, and for many Christian families, springtime brings thoughts of Easter. And with Easter in view, my family takes note of both Lent (a preparation for Easter that starts 40 days prior to Easter) and the Passover (the Jewish celebration of the story of Moses leading God’s people out of slavery and into…

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