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Coffee with God

Jesus got up early to spend time with His Dad. Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. Mark 1:35 I challenge each of you to rise up early, a great while before the day, to spend time with God. Enjoy your ... Read More »

Save Half Your Homeschool Time Teaching Multi-Ages

If you are teaching three children each seven different subjects using textbooks and workbooks – that’s a WHOPPING twenty one subjects to prepare and teach. Unit studies are especially beneficial if you are teaching more then one child. Each child studies the topic at his level. This saves over half of your teaching and preparing time! A family with three children ... Read More »

Free Printable: Candy Cane Legend

The Candy Cane Legend I create this digitally in Photoshop Elements. You can make pages like this too and amazing Bible Journaling pages with Photoshop Elements Class. Download the printable PDF and the bottom of this page.   Three Candy Cane Alphas With these three sets of alphas you cane use these for Bible Journaling Digitally or digital scrapbooking. Photoshop ... Read More »

Homeschoolers Biggest Mistake

Too many homeschoolers make the mistake I made in my first years homeschooling–setting aside Bible time for academics–putting trust in the wrong foundation! We can so easily get anxious about the academics that we miss wisdom. Education must contain more than facts, theories, and objectives. God’s written Word provides the principles and wisdom we need to live lives that are ... Read More »

Proverbs 31 & Bible Women Online Class Video

Proverbs 31 and Bible Woman Bible Journal Study.  The Proverbs 31 and Bible Women course includes 22 self paced lessons with printable DIY stickers ($100 value) to Bible journal through Proverbs 31:10-31 as you cut and paste the stickers into a Travelers Notebook. The First Ladies just completed the class. Here is a sampling of their pages in this video ... Read More »

Full Quiver Humor: Top 12 Questions Large Families Receive

I’ve gathered fun Q&A over the years from several quiver full moms. I’m looking at this list from a different perspective today. I was pregnant with my youngest son (#9) when I was 46! My husband and I went in to look at the pregnancy test and neither of us could read it. We both said, “You got your glasses?” ... Read More »

The Secret to Producing Sweet Spiritual Fruit

Is there a lack of evidence of spiritual fruit in your life? Would you like to see more love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control? The evidence of repentance and forgiveness is fruit of the Spirit. Galatians 5:22-23 The root of bitterness can crush the Spirit’s root and stunt the fruit of the Spirit. The root sits ... Read More »

10 Ideas to Focus on Christ this Christmas

The gospel is the news that Jesus Christ has received us into his life. We don’t make Jesus part of our world; he has made us part of his, part of his life and relationship with his Father, part of his anointing in the Spirit, part of his relationship with his creation. It is this reality that summons us to faith and repentance... Read More »

15 Moms Explain Homeschooling with Babies or Toddlers

It has been a long time since I had toddlers in my house. This month I have my 4th daughter and one-year old granddaughter staying with us while I train my daughter to work for Heart of Wisdom. <<<—This is Scarlett at the library. Regina is 31 now but I vividly recall when she was a toddler, while I attempted to homeschool my ... Read More »

Did You Know Jesus Celebrated Hanukkah? Video

Hanukkah 2017 begins December 12. When I began learning about the Bible holidays I learned a lot from Neil and Jamie of Jewishjewels.org. They began the ministry of “Love Song to the Messiah” in 1978 to share the Good News with the Jewish people and to teach the Church about its Jewish roots. Learn how the Light of the World celebrated this beautiful ... Read More »

Frozen Coffee Filter Snowflake Craft

Making decorations for a Frozen Themed Party? Looking for a fast craft to occupy your children with cabin fever? This is a super fast, quick, easy and cheap winter craft or Frozen movie theme party fun. This has become a winter tradition for us. Every year the boys hang snowflakes  all over the walls. I keep them there all winter. We originally started making ... Read More »

Why are Christians Celebrating Hanukkah?

Hanukkah begins sundown December 12, 2017.  Many Christians are celebrating Hanulkah this year. WHY? We study a Hebrew book-written by Hebrews; we serve a Hebrew Lord-who had Hebrew disciples; we desire to follow the first century church-which was first predominately Hebrew; and through Christ, we are grafted into a Hebrew family! It makes sense to study the Hebrew culture. To ... Read More »

Ancient History: Adam to Messiah Links

History Unit Study Links Adam to Abraham Unit Study Links Mesopotamia Unit Study Links Ancient Egypt Unit Study Links Ancient Israel Unit Study Links Ancient Greece Unit Study Links Ancient Rome Unit Study Links The Messiah Unit Study Links Science Unit Study Links Creation Unit Study Links Light Unit Study Links Energy Unit Study Links Other Links Wisdom Unit Study Links Hanukkah ... Read More »

Where to get Discount or Free eBooks and What to Read Next

Did you get  take advantage of the recent amazing low Kindle prices?  Looking for free Kindle ebooks? My reading habit is ridiculous bizarre absurd outrageous  ambitious so I do what I can to find free ebooks or discounted Kindle books. Christian Book Deal Facebook Group I made a Christian Book Deals Facebook Group to post my finds (Christian fiction and nonfiction). ... Read More »

Torn Over Christmas? and a Freebie

See free Bible Journaling Tip-Ins celebrating Christ’s birth at the bottom of this page. How do you feel about Christmas? Do you observe it differently now compared to the way you observed it when you were a child? Do you observe it at all? Did you know Christmas has pagan roots? Does that bother you? Don’t get nervous. I’m not ... Read More »

Organize School Supplies with Free Teaching Supply Labels

Get organized with these printable teaching supply labels labels for homeschoolers or teachers. Having the correct tools for the job makes for a stress-free day. If you like the labels let me know and I’ll keep sharing. Download on the bottom of this page. I’m using the Trofast frames and sliding bins from IKEA. I was so excited to organize my teaching ... Read More »

Free 35 Lapbook Booklet Templates

These mini booklets are our gift to you. Subscribe at the bottom of this page for access thee 38 page PDF. A lapbook is made up of mini books, small booklets that contain the things your child has learned. Fan Booklet Template Circle Book Template 2 Tag Booklet Template Circle Book Template 3 Flower Book Template Circle Book Template 4 ... Read More »

Free Key Bible Worksheet Printable

The Key Worksheet scan be used for a Bible Chapter or passage. Document Key People, Key Subject, Key Words (Inductive), Application, and Conclusion. Bible study should involve note taking. Whether it is answering questions, rewriting a verse, or making a list; writing helps us to slow down and focus. Bible Journal Key Worksheet Subscribe at the bottom of this page to ... Read More »

Bible Copy Work for Thanksgiving

See the Free Printable Thanksgiving Game at the bottom of this page. Bible memory verses about being thankful. Three verses per page choose from manuscript, cursive, or d’nealian. Thankful Verses 1 Manuscript Thankful Verses 1 Cursive Thankful Verses 1 D’nealian Thankful Verses 2 Manuscript Thankful Verses 2 Cursive Thankful Verses 2 D’nealian Another Freebie (& see more below) More Thanksgiving ... Read More »

Printable 15 Minute Chore Checklists

Telling a child to clean a room can be overwhelming to them. These checklists are broken down into easy, doable one- to three-minute chores. You can assign a child a room or a few steps. Explain to your children that if they complete the list every day, each can be done in about 15 minutes! Studies show when teaching chores, ... Read More »

Tribute to My Hero on Veteran’s Day

These a few pages from a scrapbook I made as a tribute to my husband. Ronnie served as a medic in the Army in the Vietnam War. He received his first Purple Heart and Bronze Star for receiving a bullet in his arm while untangling a man during live gunfire from a barbwire fence. He received the second Bronze Star ... Read More »

Learning American History Through Movies & Free Timeline

Movie Homeschooling I could not find a chronological list of movies of American History so I made the one below. Join our Homeschool with Movies Facebook Group for more movie suggestions. First I created a timeline from 1630 to 2000 into 12 eras and listed the most important people and events.  (You can download a 8.5×11 printable version below. ) Then I ... Read More »

Free Handwriting Bible Verses

Did you know, the Old Testament Kings were commanded to copy the Torah scrolls? No scribes allowed, the King was to copy the Torah in his own hand.  In writing a scroll of these laws by his own hand, the king is given a solemn reminder of Whom he serves and how he should live.  He should live in the pattern ... Read More »

Free Printable Thanksgiving Craft/Game

Download at the bottom of this page. Happy Thanksgiving Week Here is a gift that I hope will bring your family together for a few minutes to be grateful. Its a simple game can be played by all ages. You adhere leaves to a tree as you list things you are grateful for. The instructions include prompts for children that ... Read More »

Should Christians Observe Halloween? Boo Humbug!

It’s that time of year again. Vampires, ghouls, ghosts and skeletons will be haunting our doorways. American retailers celebrate a 7 billion dollar a year candy, card and costume business ($1.5 billion in Canada). I was driving in town and saw two Halloween stores within a few blocks. Stores devoted to Halloween! In between the two was a Party Store decked ... Read More »

Yom Kippur: The Holiest Day of the Year

We are now in The Days of Awe. Yom Kippur begins at nightfall September 29, 2017 …In the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict your souls, and you shall not do any work … For on that day he shall provide atonement for you to cleanse you from all your sins before the LORD. ... Read More »

Faith is the First Step: But Whose Step?

Free Martin Luter King Lapbook! Martin Luther King, Jr. "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."I've often thought "Its a good thing God only gives the Light for a few steps at a time because if I saw any further down the road I'm not sure I would take the next step." Read More »

3 Things You Should Know About the Prophetic Fall Holidays

Most Christians don’t know about the fall holidays of ancient Israel: The Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah), the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur), and the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkoth). If the spring festivals so clearly prophesied the first coming of Messiah, it stands to reason that the fall festivals are also prophetic of His second coming. The way these holidays are celebrated reveals ... Read More »