How to Make an Apple Pie: FIAR

LauraAll Posts, Early Elementary Education, Kindergarten, Preschool

It’s been apples, apples everywhere around here. To correlate with our field trip to Way Fruit Farm – complete with a tour of the apple orchards and cider-making process, we’ve been reading How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World. Of course, our Five in a Row curriculum provided lots of great ideas to get us started. Outside … Read More

Therapy for a SAHM

LauraEarly Elementary Education, Kindergarten, Motherhood, Preschool

Staying at home with small children has many, many benefits. One, of which, is indulging in therapeutic spa treatments. (You’ve just gotta know where to find ’em!) Today, mine came through making this play-dough recipe. We dribbled in some red coloring and sprinkled on lots of cinnamon. When it came out of the pot, all warm and smooth and spicy, … Read More

What I Know Now: A Good Definition of Honor

LauraAll Posts, Character Training, Early Elementary Education, Kindergarten, Motherhood, Preschool

Sure, it’s easy to define “obedience,” but God also tells us to “honor” our parents… and one another. The best, most practical definition we’ve heard is this: Honor is: 1. treating someone as special 2. Doing more than what’s expected of you 3. Having a good attitude [field name=iFrame]

“Mommy, Am I Beautiful?”

LauraAll Posts, Early Elementary Education, Kindergarten, Motherhood, Preschool

It seems to me, that when a young woman knows the correct answer to this pivotal question, she uses her time more wisely, and she gives more generously. She enjoys godliness with contentment, which is great gain! A young woman who understands the secret of true beauty will build her home with supreme wisdom and fruitfulness. In anticipation of this … Read More