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Finding Fun and Unique Ways to Teach Your Children

When we think of educating our children, we often think of our children sitting at desks or the kitchen table using textbooks and workbooks. While this kind of teaching/learning is enjoyable to some students, most students (and parents!) enjoy breaking out of the more traditional classroom setting in exchange for ideas and activities that are more fun! It is possible to incorporate alternative kinds of teaching and learning into your homeschool, and it doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive! There are ways to use hands-on activities, dance, poetry, drama, experiments, fun literature-related activities, music, travel, and more to spice up your homeschool! If you’re in a homeschool rut or if you’re just not sure how to add a little fun and adventure to your homeschool, we would love to share some ideas and information with you! Your children will thank you (Ok…it may be years from now! But they will!) and your family may discover a new love for learning this school year!

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Dinner Redefined by a Clutter-Free Kitchen

Helpful (and somewhat minimalistic) strategies for managing your time, energy, and sanity in the kitchen. We will dig deep into the daily challenges of cooking for your growing family, and learn how the “less is more” approach can lead to a more satisfying experience in meal prep and enjoying dinner around the table as a family.

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Discovering the Artist Within

Don’t feel like you’re creative, or perhaps you have let your creativity lie dormant? We were all created in God’s image, which means each of us has creativity that needs to be nurtured and developed in order for us, and our children, to be whole hearted individuals. In this session, Lori will not only remind you of that creativity but also give you practical ways grow that creativity within your own life and the life of your family.

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I’m The Grandparent What Can I Do

Helping to homeshool their own grandchildren, Michael and Gayle Black share the importance of a grandparents involvement in their grandchildrens lives. You can be involved and have a large role whether you live close or states apart. Listen Now

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How To Homeschool With Stunning Confidence, Contagious Joy, and Amazing Focus

This session provides a very practical look at how homeschooling can be a great blessing for your family– and how you as a homeschool mom can truly grow through the process. We’ll get an overview of home education from the start of your journey to the finish line, so you’ll feel better prepared for every step of the way. This time will be followed by a time of questions from the audience.

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Marriage and Parenting Go Hand in Hand

Come explore and experience the joy of science. Cast all your fears away. Be encouraged that you can teach your eager learner at home the fun of hands-on science. Science offers an opportunity for your child to explore, wonder, learn about our awesome God and the order he has placed in our world.

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Flexible Homeschooling

Sonya Shafer with Simply Charlotte Mason discusses the freedom that comes with the Charlotte Mason style of homeschooling. She discusses the 5 steps of how she plans for her family and how these steps can work with your family too! Listen Now

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Family Worship

If we can get our family in a habit of getting into the Bible together, we will have accomplished quite a bit! Teaching our children to love the Lord and teaching them the importance of being in the Word of God. Listen Now

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Organic Parenting: Preparing the Soil of Your Child’s Heart for Spiritual Growth

This wonderful session will encourage you as you raise and homeschool your children. It will inspire you to realize that homeschooling is not just education but to direct wholeness in your children and to teach the whole child. Listen Now

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A Message of Hope for Adoptive Families

This encouraging session will inspire you as you pursue adoption for your family. Hear from Sonya Schweighardt as she shares all God has done for them but also the reality of walking in adoption. This session will encourage and bless your heart! Listen Now

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Helping Our Children be Happy with Schedules

One of the absolute greatest gifts we can give our children is a schedule. Studies show that keeping our children on a schedule produces stability, calm, trust, discipline, and most importantly, happiness. Yes, we’re busy. Yes, we don’t want to be burdened down with tryingt o stay on schedule. But wait,- you’ve got to come and see and hear why scheduling gives us the freedom to have fun and accomplish great things. You will walk away from this workshop with wonderful ideas to implement into your family schedule.

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Peace in an Intense Home

Nearly everyone enjoys learning about creatures that live in the ocean. The more we learn about the ocean and the organisms living in it, the more we begin to see that there are intricacies that do not fit with the theory of evolution. As we dive into this discussion, we will look at the physical features that clearly point to our Creator. Grab a notepad and come join us!

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Pioneer Fathering

Calling out God’s true calling over Fathers to be leaders, protectors, and to reflect God’s image. Father’s have a God given command to be fruitful and multiply and to lead their family to God. This wonderful session will encourage every father in who God has created them to be. Listen Now

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Creating The Perfect Homeschool Schedule

Creating The Perfect Homeschool Schedule

Wish you could find the perfect homeschool schedule? Wondering how you are going to get all the housework done and homeschool, too?  Take the headache and frustration out of creating a schedule that is perfect for your family by learning how to work with what the Lord has given you.

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