To grow in Godly character: to be honest, generous, helpful, loving and loyal. Learning and embracing the fruit of the Spirit.

Goals we have for our Homeschooling: To grow in Godly character: to be honest, generous, helpful, loving and loyal. Learning and embracing the fruit of the Spirit. One of the many reasons we decided to homeschool is to help mold, shape and form our children’s character. I remember a saying my children’s pastor used toContinue reading “To grow in Godly character: to be honest, generous, helpful, loving and loyal. Learning and embracing the fruit of the Spirit.”

To love His written word, and be able to understand and apply it to their lives.

One of my reasons for homeschooling: To love His written word, and be able to understand and apply it to their lives. I remember my Mother in Law talking about to me about how her approach to school was trying to light a fire instead of jus filling a bucket. Instead of just filling ourContinue reading “To love His written word, and be able to understand and apply it to their lives.”

To come to Salvation and to place God as the King of their lives, to serve HIM in ALL they do.

  If I were to ask you what is the MOST important thing you want for your kid(s), what would you say? I think, culturally a popular answer is: that they would be happy. And yes, I do want my kids to be happy, HOWEVER, more than anything what I REALLY desire is that theyContinue reading “To come to Salvation and to place God as the King of their lives, to serve HIM in ALL they do.”

To grow in their knowledge and LOVE for the LORD!

  With everything we do in life we find our drive and purpose by discovering and owning to the WHY. When I was in the early stages of parenting and evaluating the reasons why we wanted to homeschool I discovered that there are MANY reasons! AND the crazy element that blew my mind was theContinue reading “To grow in their knowledge and LOVE for the LORD!”

“I am disappointed in you.”

  “I am disappointed in you.”   I see this expression being thrown around like wildfire here on the internet. And I must say that this expression has caused me to pause a lot when it comes to sharing things publicly, in fear someone might be disappointment with me. The definition of the actual wordContinue reading ““I am disappointed in you.””

Our First Overnight Stay at the Hospital

  Yesterday was a day that will leave a lasting impression on me, here is what happened …   My 2 year old son Jesse was playing legos in the garage with his older brothers as Darren  and I were preparing the fathers day meal to celebrate his Father when we heard a HUGE cry.Continue reading “Our First Overnight Stay at the Hospital”

#MakeSummer2020Count

  We are excited that Summer is right around the corner! In fact many of my friends are celebrating TODAY as the end of their 2019-2020 school year! CONGRATULATIONS FRIENDS!!!! (This year the Rice family is going to try year round schooling, more to come on that later, I will be posting lots on InstagramContinue reading “#MakeSummer2020Count”

Make Summer 2020 Count !

We are so excited to announce that this summer we are teaming up with a dear friend over at Raphah Mama to take hold of our summer plans and make them COUNT! This year 2020 we have been hit with a very unusual event: COVID-19! My friend Mary and I decided we are not going toContinue reading “Make Summer 2020 Count !”

Get Outside – #100hoursoutsideamonth

DID YOU KNOW???? Spending time outdoors may lower blood pressure Soaking up the sun elevates Vitamin D levels Outdoor time can reduce inflammation Being outside is good for eyesight Outdoor time improves sleep Being outdoors burns more calories (compared to indoor) Spending time outside relieves stress, anxiety, and depression Outdoor time relieves pain naturally SpendingContinue reading “Get Outside – #100hoursoutsideamonth”

COVID-19 Processing Resources for the FAMILY!

How many of you lived through the experience of 9/11? I can distinctly remember when I heard the news, and the fear that followed. 9/11 was a historical moment that altered how we operate in our daily living. Anyone else watch older movies where they are meeting someone at the airport and can walk straightContinue reading “COVID-19 Processing Resources for the FAMILY!”

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