Miracles in Slow Motion

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… look away from sinful examples to the perfect Example … follow a better way than you have followed in the past.

Rainbow Covenant Day 3 (Page 2)

Today’s lesson is a really exciting one! The object lesson is so simple and easy to understand and yet holds such a powerful message! So many adults do not even understand why we were created. For me, today’s lesson is… Continue Reading →

Christ came to this world … for one great purpose—to show men and women what God desires them to be and what, through His grace, they may be.

Rainbow Covenant Day 2 (Page 1)

To continue the excitement of our Rainbow theme lesson, this morning for breakfast we made a rainbow fruit platter. (It was actually meant to be rainbow fruit kebabs, but alas, the kebab sticks went missing! I think it came out… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Covenant Day 1 (Introduction)

To begin teaching the Rainbow Covenant Lesson, you will need Sonlight’s Rainbow Covenant Booklet. We also added to this a small A5 notebook that we covered with the most rainbow-looking wrapping paper we could find. We will refer to this… Continue Reading →

Sonlight Grades 2-8 Lessons: Getting Started

Are you one of the many mothers who feel overwhelmed by the Sonlight curriculum and don’t know where or even how to start? As we begin the Grades 2-8 lessons, I thought I would share with you how we go… Continue Reading →

Lets Sum Up Parenting!

I’d like to let you in on a secret. I pray and hope that there is actually another mother out there that could possibly find this blog beneficial in some way. I’m not quite sure how, because as mothers, we… Continue Reading →

Circumstances.

It is true that the wheels of domestic machinery will not always run smoothly; there is much to try the patience and tax the strength. But while mothers are not responsible for circumstances over which they have no control, it… Continue Reading →

Teaching Obedience

The children are to be taught that their capabilities were given them for the honor and glory of God. To this end they must learn the lesson of obedience; for only by lives of willing obedience can they render to… Continue Reading →

The Sunniest Place on Earth

No work can equal that of the Christian mother. She takes up her work with a sense of what it is to bring up her children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. How often will she feel her… Continue Reading →

Repeated acts in a given course become habits. These may be modified by severe training, in afterlife, but are seldom changed.

Establishing Routine Part 1: Is it really necessary?

Is your life all over the place and upside-down? Do you struggle to get everything or even anything done in the day? Are you exhausted in the evenings? Are your expectations for the day ever (or never!) met?! Do you… Continue Reading →

Your New Best Friend

Moms, are you struggling? Do you sometimes feel alone and helpless? Read on to find encouragement and the only help you will ever need to persevere in your God-given mission… The first and most urgent duty which the mother owes… Continue Reading →

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.

Talk of Heaven

How do we encourage our children to want to stay on the straight and narrow way? How do we nurture a love for heaven and all things spiritual in our little ones? One of the most effective ways is to… Continue Reading →

He Hears Your Cry

Not a sigh is breathed, not a pain felt, not a grief pierces the soul, but the throb vibrates to the Father’s heart…. God is bending from His throne to hear the cry of the oppressed. To every sincere prayer… Continue Reading →

Failing as a Parent? Get right with God FIRST.

Have you ever felt like your parenting is non-effective? Does it sometimes seem like you’re not getting through to your kids? Do you ever get the feeling that God has given you a job to do, a mission to fulfill,… Continue Reading →

The Influence of a Christian Home

Our time, our strength, and our energies belong to God; and if they are consecrated to His service, our light will shine. It will affect first and most strongly those in our own homes, who are most intimately associated with… Continue Reading →

I’m a Mom. Now what?

When my firstborn entered the world, my heart melted as I gazed at this little dolly. She was so precious, so delicate. Immediately I felt foolish for not realizing what I had been carrying the last 9 months! If only… Continue Reading →

Meal Planning 101: Tips for Busy Moms!

Do you struggle to get healthy wholesome meals on the table daily? Sometimes I put in a great effort and the meal looks fantastic and then the next day comes and I’m thinking “I have to do all this again?!”… Continue Reading →

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