8 Practical Ways to Celebrate the Sabbath as a Family

image by Natalie Maynor By Joanna Rodriguez, Contributing Writer Sabbath: The Forgotten Commandment As Christians, we generally hold pretty tightly to the ten commandments. But when in comes to that pesky fourth commandment, we tend to either ignore it altogether or observe it legalistically. You know, don’t mow your lawn or play baseball or go […]

Keeping Christmas Simple and Special

Your little ones are the apple of your eye.  You’d do anything for them.  You want to see them happy. The excitement on their faces warms your heart when you think of how they’ll react opening that awesome must-have gift on Christmas morning. I think most of us get enjoyment from giving to our children […]

Hodge Podge Home Schooling (Pre-K) and a GIVEAWAY!

Image by FreeDigitalPhotos.net Parents have differing views concerning the appropriate age that formal education should begin.  Especially amongst home schooling families, these debates can get rather heated.  As parents, we mount our soap boxes and ready our well-versed arsenal of educational opinions sometimes unleashing a tirade of unschooling, Charlotte Mason, Classical, (name your bent) rhetoric […]