Category: Lifeschooling

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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Lifeschooling and the Coronavirus/COVID-19
Lifeschooling and the Coronavirus/COVID-19

EDIT: Please bear in mind that so much information is swirling around this issue and things seem to be changing rapidly, both with the impact of COVID-19 and the understanding of it. My own perspective is continually evolving. Please remember that we all need to be doing our own research so we can take care…

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What Self-Care Looks Like During the Post-Homeschool Years
Self-Care During the Post-Homeschool Years

Each year, the month of February paints our landscape red and creates lots of Hallmark-induced opportunities to express the love we feel for friends and family alike. Lots of articles – online and in print – will give us cute little tips and ideas for showing our love to our spouses, kiddos, and “besties.” There’s…

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First Lady: a Fun Romance Movie for the Whole Family!
First Lady: a Fun Romance Movie for the Whole Family!

Being “first lady” is much more than simply being the wife of the president. This position is a job in and of itself! So, what happens when there is a “job opening” for this position and one particular lady seems exceptionally qualified? And what happens when she is not actually married to the president? My…

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Lifeschooling Your Way Into a Healthy Life
Lifeschooling Your Way Into a Healthy Life

Living a healthy life isn’t really that complicated. It’s just hard!  That’s crazy, you say and it doesn’t make any sense.  But it’s true.  I mean really, all you have to do is eat right, exercise and keep stress in check right?  Yep, that’s right but unfortunately, it’s in the everyday details that we get…

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Lifeschooling FAQs
Lifeschooling FAQs

Here are some of the questions parents have asked about lifeschooling: How many subjects do I actually need (I know what my state requires, I want to know more practically what is necessary)? What is the minimum I can teach and still feel confident I am teaching well? How do you discern what is learning…

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Do it Homemade and Make it a Crafty Christmas
Do it Homemade and Make it a Crafty Christmas

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, please put a penny in my Christmas savings hat..haha, yes I know that’s not how the song goes. But this time of year we start getting a little crazy when it comes to buying presents. I don’t know about you but it seems like all the bills…

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History of Christmas Traditions and the 12 Days of Christmas
History of Christmas Traditions and the 12 Days of Christmas

Merry Christmas to All! It’s that time of year again. My favorite season of all, in spite of the freezing cold and vortex level winter storms that sweep through the Midwest. It’s the time of year for cozy blankets, hot cocoa, and crackling fires. Time for gift giving, comfort foods, and family get-togethers. It’s also…

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