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Apr 24

Jive and Wail

By Anna Lowell

Has all the joy of learning flown out your homeschool window? Are you and your children enduring day after day of drudgery? School can be difficult. Multiplication tables have to be memorized and spelling tests must be completed. But school shouldn’t be ALL drudgery! Try implementing a few of these ideas to liven up your homeschool routine.

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Apr 22

Ten Delightful Books for 10-11 Year Old Girls

By Anna Lowell

Tween girls still love adventure stories with fast-paced, action-filled plots, but they are also beginning to think deeper about fictional situations and empathize with the characters. This list of books for 10-11 year old girls includes stories of strong, spunky, kind girls who will become fictional friends that your girl will cherish for years.

This list of books for 10-11 year old girls includes stories of strong, spunky, kind girls who will become fictional friends that your girl will cherish for years.

 

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Apr 13

Crazy Shapes Monster Mouth Cards

By Anna Lowell

These super cute Monster Mouth Cards are a great rainy day activity and will bring a smile to the face of any recipient, old or young! (Provided you can get them away from their creators. My kids had so much fun with these cards that they wanted to keep them as “puppets”. The monsters with the tongues made the best puppets. Good thing we made extra!)

These super cute Monster Mouth Cards are a great rainy day activity and will bring a smile to the face of any recipient, old or young (if you can get them away from their creators - better make two!)

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Apr 10

Ditch That List and Block Your Time

By Anna Lowell

Do you find yourself consistently exhausted from your homeschool schedule, yet feeling guilty about all the things you didn’t get done?

Are you frequently turning into a homeschool drill sergeant while your kids remain unfocused and unmotivated?

Are you constantly stressed, grumpy, and overwhelmed? Take heart! You may have a scheduling problem.

This article has lots of helpful advice on creating a homeschool schedule that actually works! I am definitely trying some of these ideas!

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Apr 08

Six Ways to Keep the Little in Your Girl

By Anna Lowell

Do you ever feel like everyone is pressuring your daughter to grow up too fast? You are probably right!

Sex sells products, so many clothes retailers and toy makers are pushing “sexy” items at children younger and younger in age. Most movies contain content that is completely inappropriate for children (and adults!). Social media surrounds young people with a whole new level of peer pressure and mature content.

How can we as Christian parents combat this culture and ensure that our children are hearing Biblical values about modesty and sexuality?

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Apr 03

DIY Photo Birthday Banner

By Anna Lowell

Birthdays are milestones that should be celebrated, no matter your age! Make decorating and celebrating your family’s birthdays easy and personal with this adorable birthday banner, complete with wallet sized photos celebrating birthdays past, milestone events, and precious memories.

Make decorating and celebrating your family's birthdays easy and personal with this adorable birthday banner, complete with wallet sized photos celebrating birthdays past, milestone events, and precious memories.

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