Simplicity. Simple things, simple joys, simple beauty. It’s what I crave right now. I guess it’s understandable, since we sold/donated/gave away almost everything we owned when we moved back in September. I am finding that I have a desire to keep life that way. Simple. Even a simple Christmas. How to Have a Simple Christmas for the Homeschool Mom When you look closely enough, what beauty there is in
The habit of family gathered for a meal is one that spills over and blesses in so many other areas of family life. Today, I share several helpful posts from our authors to make 10 Habits for the Family Table. The incredible gift of the ordinary! Glory comes streaming from the table of daily life.” ~ Macrina Wiederkehr 10 Habits for the Family Table 1.
Studies have shown that laughter is healthy, healing. It may even have benefits similar to a light workout! And we all know the verse “A merry heart does good, like medicine, But a broken spirit dries the bones.” (Prov. 17:22) Let us consider the healthy habit of laughter. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, And our tongue with singing. Then they said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.” Psalm
A family game night is a wonderful habit that I’m sure a lot of us are already doing. But today I wanted to share what we have done that might be a little different. The Habit of Family Game Night We try to have family game night on Fridays. If your house is anything like ours, everyone has a say about what game should be
A while back I blogged about the empty nest and how it shouldn’t be something that we avoid or dread. That as couples, we should almost rejoice when we have an empty nest because it affords us an opportunity to spend time with our spouses alone and to get to know them again on a new and deeper level. It also affords us an opportunity
Based on your reading, these are your favorites for 2013. Some of these are all-time classics from the archives! Plus, we are including those, below, we feel are important to develop in the new year. Your Favorite Habits of 2013 1. Three Gifts for Christmas (pin it) 2. The Ultimate Guide to Housekeeping Habits (pin it) 3. How to Be Your Husband’s Wife and Not
Stick to IT! The IT being what you know GOD had directed you to do! Why? Because GOD’s plans are always the BEST plans! I have been inspired by the Charlotte Mason (CM) method since I started home schooling (seven years ago) but I haven’t followed this method 100%. Of course I will never be what some call a CM Purist. My goal (again) this coming