Review of Footsteps for Fours: BJU Press Homeschool

I’m so excited to be reviewing the Footsteps for Fours curriculum! Easy for mom and exciting for the 4 year old, this one box curriculum has a lot to offer: the skills you are teaching are clear, the materials you need are listed, the teaching methods are well-presented, and there are LOTS of enrichment activities.

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Homeschool Mission Statement: Is It Necessary?

Homeschool Mission Statement: To raise good Christian soldiers for the Lord's army by providing the high-quality education they will need to succeed in whatever the Lord calls them to do.

Yes, it is necessary! A homeschool mission statement will help you survive and succeed.

Our Views Change

A lot of us moms start out with dreams of being the perfect mom, the perfect homeschool mom, always keeping our kids happy and safe as they grow. We want to  teach them to become responsible citizens and Christians who love the Lord and serve Him. And then after a while we are just like, “I hope to survive this day and this week!” A homeschool mission statement will help you survive and succeed!

While my husband and I didn’t start out with a mission statement, it developed over time. We strove to do an exceptional job in educating our children but our goal became more than merely raising smart kids who knew the Bible. Continue reading “Homeschool Mission Statement: Is It Necessary?”

How to Teach Sharing: Everyone Wants the Monkey

Teaching Sharing: 1 Way a Monkey Can Teach Sharing

How to teach sharing: These tips are sure to help you!

In one of the zoo Duplo kits that my children received as a family gift one Christmas, there was only one monkey. Now when you have 4 children, that is a big problem. There were some very important sharing skills that needed to be taught. Fortunately, this Monkey helped me teach sharing. Continue reading “How to Teach Sharing: Everyone Wants the Monkey”