Put on Love (Coloring Page)

Free printable, scripture-based coloring pages from www.flandersfamily.info

April 23 is the anniversary of the day I first met my husband (way back in 1986). It also happens to be “Lovers Day” (celebrated in Spain and Barcelona). How perfect is that? So in honor of both events, I chose “Put on Love” as the theme of this week’s … Continue reading

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Rhetoric Companion: Timberdoodle Review & Giveaway

Rhetoric Companion: Timberdoodle Review & Giveaway

One of our goals for our children is that they would know the Truth and be able to communicate it clearly, whether they are writing or speaking, formally or informally. The Rhetoric Companion aligns beautifully with that goal, as it is designed to help students become skillful and persuasive speakers. … Continue reading

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Happy National Harmonica Day!

It's National Harmonica Day!

We used to attend church with a young boy who carried a harmonica everywhere he went. He kept it in his back pocket, and whenever he was in line on the playground, he’d pull it out and play a few hymns while he waited for his turn to play four-square … Continue reading

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Mailbag: Motherhood is Both Challenging & Rewarding

Motherhood is Both Challenging & Rewarding

Dear Jennifer, I just wanted to thank you for your website again…. I have spent time here the last two years now [reading] various posts, especially concerning planning, parenting young children, and some of your recent posts…. [They’ve made me aware of] ways I have let myself entertain thoughts of … Continue reading

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He Is Risen! (Coloring Page)

Free printable, scripture-based coloring pages from www.flandersfamily.info

Today is Easter Sunday, the day Jesus rose from the grave, that we might have new life in Him! What a wonderful reason Christians have to celebrate. Whether you spend it at a sunrise worship service or dying and hunting Easter eggs or gathering around the table with extended family … Continue reading

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Building Vocabulary with Word Roots

Building vocabulary with WORD ROOTS

I took three years of Latin in high school and loved it. I also took Greek for a couple of semesters in college and thoroughly enjoyed that as well. But when it came time to pick a language to study with my own homeschooled children, I opted for… Spanish. Here … Continue reading

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31 Verses to Pray for Your Husband (Free Printable)

Dear Jennifer, Do you still have available the “31 verses to pray for your husband” ? Wendi Hi, Wendi. The prayer printables I’m most “famous for” are my Head-to-Toe Prayer Guides. But I don’t think that’s the one you have in mind, is it? I’m familiar with the list you … Continue reading

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A Good Name (Coloring Page)

Scores of free printable, scripture-based coloring pages from www.flandersfamily.info

My mother tells a story about her father that I’ve always found very intriguing. I’m not sure how old he was when he was finally issued a formal birth certificate, but it was late enough that he was able to pick the name that went on it himself. For the … Continue reading

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Birds to Draw, Color, Feed, and Photograph

How to Draw Birds (Free Printable Tutorials)

Since April 8 is “Draw a Bird Day,” I thought a few drawing tutorials might be in order: You can follow these steps to draw simple line versions of songbirds, parrots, parakeets… … or owls and swans. Try your hand at it and make the drawings as detailed as you … Continue reading

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James Madison Critical Thinking Course

James Madison Critical Thinking Course

One of the things my husband and I hope to achieve through homeschooling is teaching our children to think clearly and logically. (This is a skill that is sorely lacking in many young people today — especially among those defending politically correct positions online. Their arguments are heavy on emotion … Continue reading

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My Favorite Websites for Vacation Planning

Planning a road trip or family vacation? Check these websites before you go for some low cost fun!

Whenever I plan a family vacation, there are several websites I always check while mapping our our itinerary. I do this whether we’ll be driving thousands of miles or staying close to home, whether we’ll be gone for three days or three weeks, whether we’ll spend all our time in … Continue reading

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Mailbag: Online Resource for Learning Geography

Hi, there. I hope I’m not being a bother, but my daughter, Dakota, wanted to reach out to you about your Choosing Curriculum page. It has links that we were able to explore and bookmark for our geography project. 🙂 During the school year, Dakota and I like to do … Continue reading

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Rejoice and Be Glad (Coloring Page)

Free printable, scripture-based coloring pages from www.flandersfamily.info

I awoke this morning with the remnants of a bad dream playing in my head. But then I remembered today is Sunday, and the words of an old chorus we used to sing at church came rushing in to dispel those unpleasant thoughts and fill my heart with a song … Continue reading

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Save Money Dining Out with Restaurant.com and Ebates

Get a $25 dining certificate from Restaurant.com for $1.60 when you shop through Ebates March 28-29. Here's how.

When I noticed yesterday that Restaurant.com — one of my favorite dining programs — is having a huge sale this week (only $2 for a $25 certificate), I shared the information with my friends on Facebook along with a tip about how to save even more by shopping through Ebates. … Continue reading

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Take Every Thought Captive (Coloring Page)

Free printable coloring pages from www.flandersfamily.info

It’s Sunday, so it’s time to share another of my free printable coloring pages. The thing I love about coloring Scripture verses is that you can meditate on the verse and hide it in your heart as you do. The verse this week gives us a good reason to commit … Continue reading

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A Belated Birthday Bash at Rebounderz

Our Birthday Bash at Rebounderz in Apopka, FL

One of the most memorable things we did during our visit to Orlando earlier this year was to take our kids to “an indoor trampoline arena” called Rebounderz in Apopka. We’d originally scheduled to meet some friends there early in the week, but one of them slipped that morning while … Continue reading

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