{Product Review} Happy Kids Songs Create Happier Kids

With so many words that come at us and our children throughout the day, it is a pleasure to listen to some uplifting words in kids songs. That is what we were able to do in our latest review from Happy Kids Songs.

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We were given there albums, Happiness & Attitude, Friends & Sharing and Manners & Character to enjoy. Also, we were given Happy Kids Songs Workbook: Hands-on Activities to Build Character, Social and Emotional Skills.

Happiness & Attitude featured songs with these titles: Mamas Coffee Shop Reviews Happiness & Attitude from Happy Kids Songs

Shake it out and Dance

Who Knows What’s a Kudo?

I Don’t Understand

Be Good to Yourself

Better Together

Each song in this album offers up words of encouragement for little kids. Songs that are catchy tend to be remembered easier. Here are some of the lessons that the kids and I learned from this album:

Learning how to handle your limitations, learning that playing alone is okay but being with a friend is better, learning that you can turn your I can’t around into I can, learning that mistakes are normal and to not beat yourself up over them, learning to ask questions when you simply do not understand something and that you should offer up thank you’s and other words of encouragement to others.

Friends & Sharing featured songs with these titles: Mamas Coffee Shop Reviews Friends & Sharing from Happy Kids Songs

Sailing on the Seven C’s

Everybody wants to Find a Friend

Sharing Friends

Happy as Happy Can Be

Together

This set of songs in this album sets out to show how important friends and learning to share can be in your life. Here are some of the lessons that we got from this album:

Learning that having a special friend to play with wonderful and fun, learning that some friends are meant to be and how great it is to find that kind of friend, learning that you sometimes must share your friends and that when you share a friends you might find a new one, that everyone wants a friend but you need to be a friend first, learning to be caring, cooperative, considerate, committed, concerned, curious and learning to communicate.

Manners & Character featured songs with these titles:Mamas Coffee Shop Reviews Manners & Character from Happy Kids Songs

H-o-n-e-s-t-y

The Magic Word

Quirks

The Golden Rule

Six Little Kids

This album was by far the best one for the kids and I. We learned a lot about why having a good character is important as well as why manners were so very important.

Specifically we learned the value of being an honest individual, that saying please can help create better situations around you, that every one is made differently and that is okay, that the do unto others rule applies at all times, and that opinions are important and that each opinion can be correct so that being opinionated is okay.

Each of these albums can be downloaded from Amazon as well as from iTunes. We were given the albums to reviews that came in a downloadable file. You are able to download individual songs for .99 each or you can download the whole album of 5 songs for $4.95.

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We were also provided the Happy Kids Songs Workbook: Hands-on Activities to Build Character, Social and Emotional Skills.

This workbook is an amazing addition to the songs that come from Happy Kids Songs.

The workbook is able to be copied numerous times for sharing the song lyrics as well as the activity pages. In the back of the book there are teacher activities also that provide much more fun for the kids to learn about each concept being taught.

This book can be purchased as a downloadable file or as a physical book (which is what I received). The 125 page physical book can be purchased from Amazon for $12.56.

The kids and I really enjoyed listening to all of the songs throughout our day. The songs were all easily understandable and had a light and peppy feel to them. It was great to be able to incorporate the worksheets and extra activities also. Making it easier to keep the songs and their meanings fresh in the kids minds.

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I hope you enjoy our latest review and have now found something you are ready get for your homeschool!

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Major Life Changes and My Recent Visit to the Dentist

Within the next couple of days my wonderful husband is moving into a new position at work, a nice change, so don’t get me wrong but a change nonetheless.

The kicker about this whole change is that there will a ton of traveling and missing each other for an extended amount of time (note than normal). Quick trips home to refuel and then off again…

Needless to say, the kids and I are not looking too forward to this upset in our lives.

I know that God sees us and that everything I feel slipping through my fingers is being captured and helped by His great hands….but yea know….

And, I wanted to share a tidbit of details that involve little ole me.

Since hubby is moving positions in his company, there is a major insurance change for us here. We are completely moving to a different insurance company, from great coverage, to okay coverage.

Sooooooo, hubby asked me to make sure I got as much under our current insurance before the new insurance kicks in.

Completely understandable since the newest insurance isn’t quite as good as the current one we have now.

Well, that means that some horribly nasty business was completed today on this here mama….yep.

I have a slight terror issue about the Big D, the Dentist, from past experiences in my life. Well, I also had some really bad teeth that needed to be removed.

So, you guessed it!

I had to have these 3 teeth extracted (pulled out of my ever loving head!!!) so that this current insurance would cover most of the cost.

I had to have all three of my 12 year molars removed…

And chicken that I am….I asked to be put under for the procedure instead of just the local.

I am now in a better shape, my head is a bit fuzzy but all is well and I expect that God will forgive me for having to remove those offending teeth.

Just a peek into my life…

Also, could you keep me in your prayers for a very quick and complete recovery.

I should would appreciate any you are willing to offer up. As well as the time will fly by for this new position change that hubby must make.

I love y’all  and I thank you in advance.

In His Grace.

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{Book Review} In His Image a Bible Adventure with Wizzy Gizmo

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We just reviewed Wizzy Gizmo‘s newest book, Book Two: In His Image.

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This is a Bible study book that is spot on the level I needed for my 6 year old son and 9 year old daughter, which fit into the book being for ages 4-12.

Wizzy Gizmo is one crazy, fun inducing, Bible loving kinda guy!

This adventure had us climbing aboard his Gizmoblaster (time traveling car) and landed us smack dab in the middle of the most incredible garden ever. Yep, we landed in the lush, beautiful Garden of Eden. And thanks to the ingenious device called the Gizmovision (device which brings any book to life), we were able to wander in the garden and hear directly from the Written Word.

As the book progressed we were delighted to hear the words from the Bible shared and then broken down into more bite size pieces for the little ones.

It was nice to travel to the peaceful and majestic Garden of Eden and to feel like we witnessed the creation of Adam and Eve.

The characters were a treat as there was a variety of kids.

The Reserved and Mature Kid, Summer, age 9.

The Outgoing and Fun Kid, Thomas, age 7.

The Shy but Observant Kid, Eli, age 8.

The Very Active Kid, Olive, age 7.

And of course, the crazy, zany and famous Professor of Science and Technology, Wizzy Gizmo.

Let’s not forget the dynamic duo of Wizzy’s, Pepe the talking pet dog and Qwacky the robotic duck. This duo such made the adventure more fun with the antics that they got into and discussed.

 

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Chapter break down:

Chapter 1 – Excitement Awaits:

The beginning go the adventure revs all the kids up as we were introduced to the kids and Wizzy.

Chapter 2 – Picnic Mayham:

Let the adventure get under way with a picnic with a blue-white haired professor, a talking dog, robotic duck and the kids. Eating, playing and all around fun with the crew.

Chapter 3 – Wondorus and Tasty Inventions:

We are shown Wizzy Gizmo’s newest invention, the Gizmoanycream. What a dream machine that can use any item and turn it into ice cream. (I think I need one of these, lol)

Chapter 4 – Creative Like the Creator:

The zany Professor is a man of God and shares about the creative nature that God has bestowed on us through the story of Bezalel and others from Exodus 35: 30-35. The break down of the idea that every one is created special is prevalent in the chapter, a detail that was very important to the creation of Adam and Eve.

Chapter 5 -A Perfect World:

Gizmovision drops us into the pristine and idyllic Garden of Eden.

Chapter 6 – Plants, Plants, Plants:

An incredible chapter that plants the seed that the Word of God is infallible (absolutely trustworthy) as well as inerrant (without error).

Chapter 7 – In His Image:

The longest chapter in the book shows us the up close and amazing creation of Adam and Eve. Using the direct verses from the Bible and breaking them down into understandable pieces makes this a pleasure to read. In this chapter we are given the up close view of the garden, the animals and Adam and Eve thanks to the Gizmoblaster.

The last sections of the book are Review Questions and the Vocabulary Words and Definitions. I do need to note that if I had not been the reader of this book, my 9 year old would have had a difficult time with some of the vocabulary words. I think that vocabulary words definitely made this more school like for her, so thankfully there was a glossary of the words in the back, otherwise she would have been lost.

All around we enjoyed the book and I look forward to picking up Book One: Who Created Everything?.

This paper backed book is a gorgeous and colorful book and worth the cost of $12.99.

There is a total of 57 pages in the book and I broke down the reading of the book into chapters. This way we were able to discuss and spend more time with the break down of the Scriptures.

Bible lessons were impromptu and it was easy to explain and talk about how special God made each of us with the kids due to the fun of the story. I believe that they didn’t feel like it was too “schooly” feeling so they enjoyed the story better. A win win situation for me!

Thanks for reading the latest review that the kids and I had fun doing! I hope you found a new product and enjoy it as much as we did.

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How Sweet the Sound by Citizen Way for Musical Monday

Amazing Grace – How Sweet the Sound

You restore my soul

My soul is silent, I am found

It is a beautiful sound

YES

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Lyrics to How Sweet the Sound by Citizen Way

Yea though I walk through the valley
I know that You are always right beside me
And I will fear no evil
You’re my rock
And my strength
You comfort me

Amazing grace how sweet the sound
I hear You singing over me
I once was lost but now I’m found
And it’s beautiful
Amazing grace how sweet the sound
It covers every part of me
My soul is silent
I am found
And it’s a beautiful sound

You carry me through the waters
Where Your peace clears away all my sorrow
And nothing can separate us from Your love
Oh, Your love it will always be

You were healing in the pain
You were shelter in the storm
Hallelujah You restore my soul

 

Many blessings to you to day and may you be restored.

In His Grace.

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Proof of Your Love by for King and Country for Musical Monday

THIS

So let my life be the proof
The proof of Your love
Let my love look like You
And what You’re made of
How you lived, how You died
Love is sacrifice
So let my life be the proof
The proof of Your love

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If you do not have love, you are bankrupt….

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{Book Review} The Eternal Argument by R. Robin Finley from Analytical Grammar

Literature.

A word that has haunted me since high school. Well, no more fear of the words from the “Greats” because I now have a better understanding of the old written works of Western Literature.

My newest review, The Eternal Argument by R. Robin Finley published by Analytical Grammar has been a tremendous read.

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Isaiah, my 13 year old son, and I have throughly enjoyed Robin’s writing. She brings to the stage numerous years of teaching and it shows in her written word. We both appreciated her humorous approach to the subject of Western Literature and it definitely has made the reading easier. The spin she puts on this eternal argument and her light humor made this book much simpler to read as well as to understand just what in the world most people are writing about.

Isaiah said, “I have a whole new perspective on literature.” (This coming from my reading machine! lol) And one of the best parts of the book for him was Robin’s use of the pendulum because it made it easier to understand exactly what Robin was explaining.

With each chapter Robin breaks down into bite sized pieces the story behind all of the written words in our life. She makes literature not nearly as daunting as I had always thought it to be.

Chapter 1: Why Should We Read All Those Books?

  • Each book written holds a small peek into what life was really like when the author wrote the book. The Eternal Argument helps lay a framework (a basic understanding) explaining why these authors wrote as they did. Which for me shed an incredible amount of light on the stories I have read. They are finally making more sense!

Chapter 2: How Do You Stuff Stuff Into Our Heads?

  • By having a much clearer understanding of the information being presented we (Isaiah and I) are able to process and retain the information. Thus the reasoning of the “framework” Robin speaks of. The visual in my head of where I can “hang” my newest information instead of letting it float around aimlessly.

Chapter 3: The Little Stinker

  • A brilliant representation of everyones “bad side”, the one half of The Eternal Argument. Therefore the “good side” represents the other half of the Eternal Argument. The major division in every piece of literature.
  • Bad (Little Stinker) = Sin
  • Good = God

Chapter 4: What Are the Two Sides Fighting About?

  • The most basic argument of all time…Who is right? and Who is in charge? Most writing can be placed into a Worldly View of life (Humanistic) or a Biblical View of life (Theistic). In essence, Who is to blame in society for all of the issues at hand – humans or an external force (God)?

Chapter 5: Does Someone Have To Be “In Charge”?

  • Does someone always have to be in charge? Human ideas and plans versus Godly intervention and pre-laid plans. Each author usually chooses “which side” but as the reader you don’t necessarily have to choose. It is possible to believe in one side of the eternal argument but read with objectivity on the other side. This was an important key part of reading this book. Just because I believe on side more than the other, I can read with an open mind, therefore expanding my knowledge.

Chapter 6: What Is The Western Literature Platform?

  • This was an excellent visual of how Robin breaks down the Western Literature written works. She states that so much of our written works can fall under 3 areas – Greek and Roman Mythology, The King James Version of the Bible, and Arthurian Legend (a smaller but vital piece of the platform). These have influenced our lives regardless if you “believe” in God or not. We have Bible verses sprinkled throughout our language and written word. There are numerous physical items named after Greek and Roman gods.

Chapter 7: Should We Quarantine Our Kids?

  • My first reaction – Of course! This chapter though made me reevaluate my stand. With direct supervision the literary world can be approached with ease. All works can be monitored and discussed. Which will lead to less confusion. A younger reader can be lead along as the story goes, do not let them flounder alone. Openly discuss the stories in the books so there is a clear understanding of our culture. I still believe though that each book should be for appropriate age and maturity level.

Chapter 8: Really Old Guys: Ancients to the Middle Ages:

  • The Bible, Plato, Socrates, Aristotle. Each influenced our lives to the point that most works truly began to reflect more Biblical and humanistic ideas from this point. Also many time periods, weather, and more effected what was written about. Thus began the use of the pendulum visual Robin uses. We were very much in the humanistic period in the very beginning, other than the Bible but during this period we, as a culture, swung well into the Theistic side of life. There was much death during the Middle Ages, so people were drawn back to the “there must be an external force making it all happen” side of this eternal argument.

Chapter 9: Just Old Guys: The Renaissance to Neoclassicism:

  • But crawling out of the Middle Ages and moving into the Renaissance made an incredible difference in the writings, art and teaching that now influence our society. Once things began to get “better” in the world, the Humanistic ideas began to flow back into our lives via the written word. Things quickly swing back the other way though indicating that “man” doesn’t know everything like society thought and the literature again begins to reflect that during the Neoclassicism period.

Chapter 10: Somewhat Old Guys: The American and French Revolutions:

  • This chapter was so very insightful into this period of time for Isaiah and I…wow! The Americans winning their revolution changed the world, and not all for the better. When the Americans won their war, it influenced the American writings to reflect progress and that hard work pays off. But unfortunately in France, where they wanted change also, it caused one of the bloodiest revolutions in history. Because of the death, destruction to the ruling class and the ruled class, it changed literature tremendously. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens was written to reflect the Reign of Terror in France, a book that has imparted much to society for those of us that did not live during that time.

Chapter 11: Newer Old Guys: The Romantics to the Realists:

  • After so much going on in the world with America winning their revolution and France being forever changed also by their revolution, the literature of the world once again began to reflect life, as the authors wanted life to be. The pendulum swings back toward the Humanistic side of life. Romantics seemed to want to hide away from all of the death, destruction and major changes going on in the world so in effect, the writings for a short time delved into fantasy and vivid imagination. But because life was changing so rapidly during this point in our history, the authors were seeing more and more of life (through photography) , there were those that started to share life as they saw it…truthfully, bloody, hard and without ease. Thus the Realists made their appearance into our culture.

Chapter 12: Newest Guys: The Naturalists to the Modernists

  • This is when “the thinkers” or the Naturalists showed up in our culture: Charles Darwin, Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx and Friedrich Nietzsche. Each brought to the scene much, more than anyone could ever imagine. With each man came ideas and written works that made such a profound affect on people that this men rank higher than the visionaries from days past. Essentially, each man made the point that God was no longer required for daily life and man could do it all, study it, remake it and live unhindered; an incredible swing back toward the Humanistic view of life.
  • On the tail end of Naturalism is the newest view of life, the Modernistic view. I thought it would swing up back into the area of Theism but no, we continue to head off well past the Humanistic ideas that have long held us “grounded” in what we believe. This period (which we are now in) has moved us well beyond any of the hard laid ideas of Humanism. The direct result of essentially leaving God in the dust and making up our own plans as we go…..the 20th Century has been hard, so very hard. More death than humans have ever seen before and more wars, big and small. With so much to cope with, humans seem to be running away from God, instead of to Him.

Chapters 13, 14 & 15:

  • Each chapter in the rest of the book digs into what you need to know to better understand literature.
  • In chapter 13 she discusses the basics of literary vocabulary (protagonist, antagonist, plot and setting), 5 elements of a plot (conflicts, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution), 5 conflicts in literature (man vs man, man vs nature, man vs society, man vs god or the supernatural, and man vs self), point of view (first person, third person limited, third person omniscient, second person and objective), tone, mood and genre.
  • In chapter 14 she breaks down each book she used as reference in each time period of literature.
  • In chapter 15 she talks about herself and her own thoughts about the book.

With so much to go over in this book I hope I have given you enough to wet your appetite but not too much to make you run away screaming. Isaiah and I truly enjoyed this book and were continually amazed at the amount of information we learned from reading it. I was pleased at how well written it was and that the read aloud went rather smoothly.

At the end of each chapter there are discussion questions. Isaiah and I took it one chapter at a time, spending about 30-40 minutes on each chapter and the discussion questions. It was an insightful and very educational book for me as well as my budding highschooler.

With a $24.95 price tag I would suggest that you pick up The Eternal Argument for your literature studies. This book is perfect for 8th graders and up and it is formatted perfectly for open discussion learning.

I am so glad that we were given this book to review and I am so pleased that we both learned so much about the “behind the scenes” of Western Literature and Culture. This was the book I needed to help Isaiah move into some of the higher literature books that he (and I) need to better understand the world we live in.

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Keep posted for my next review, coming soon!

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Trust in Jesus by Third Day for Musical Monday

Trust in Jesus

What better way to live each day. Knowing that there is someone that loves me and you without reservations. No matter what each day brings, know that you are loved by an Almighty God.

Holy One

My Defender

My Strength

Blessed Redeemer

My great Deliverer

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Blessings to you as you Trust in Jesus today and everyday!

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{Book Review} Flourish Balance for Homeschool Moms by Mary Jo Tate

Each time I am offered a book to review I often wonder how it will impact my life. I am a lover of the written word and yes, I sometimes read “fluff” to pass the time. But on recent occasions I have been blessed to read a book (or two or three) that have really made me look at who I am. Flourish-cover-tn_zps5dd5b588

Flourish, Balance for Homeschool Moms is one such book. Apologia Educational Ministries was kind enough to offer this book to me for my honest opinion. And I am so grateful for the opportunity to share with you this amazing book for Homeschool Mamas.

If you know anything about Apologia, you know it is a company that is dedicated to Biblical truths in their educational materials. This book is exactly the type of product that I have come to expect from them.apologialogo_zpsb033acf0

The truth is, I was so overly excited to get this book for review. I love to read and lately I have a thirst for anything help related. The take on this book was Balance…something I thought sounded like an idea that I needed to implement in my life.

As a homeschool mama, I sometimes feel like I am running in circles and accomplishing nothing.

How pleased I was to read that this book gave insight into that fact that I am not alone in those thoughts and feelings…..whew…

Mary Jo Tate is a homeschool mom that has her daily life running smoothly (most days anyway). Life happens and she writes her book along that lines of just that, daily life. Perfect…I need way more direction in my life and this book proved to be much more valuable to me that I even dreamed possible.

When I received the book I jumped in with both feet, read the first chapter and then was so unbelieveably convicted that I put the book down and couldn’t pick it up again for almost a week. Seriously.

I thought I knew what I was doing.

I thought that I had everything under control.

I thought that I was following the same game plan as God.

I thought….

Mary Jo made me see that I have way too much going on in my life and that is why I always feel like I am running around aimlessly. Why most days ended with, “Seriously, what did I even do today?!”

The book is so well written that at first I didn’t even realize that it was a “self-help” book, it was more like the veteran homeschool mom that I always wanted to meet because she knew what she was doing and she was headed in the right direction.

By reading this book I came to understand that my way of life is okay…seriously okay. But that I need to brush up on the daily habits that I have come to have.

The book opened my eyes to numerous areas in my life that I was letting flounder and just how to correct that.

  • I seriously must be better dedicated to spending time with the Lord. My life cannot run as smoothly as I would hope if I do not rely more on Him that I do now. I have read so many books in reference to spending time with God and each one of them touches my heart and gently convicts me. But this book, well, it laid it on thick for me. I think some of the words she wrote, she must have been peering in my windows because it was so spot on. The Lord convicts because He knows that there can be improvement. In return that also gives me hope because He sees that my life as a homeschool mom and work from home mom can be better, much much better. I want that and I am trying to implement some of Mary Jo’s ideas into my daily activities.
  • To become a better homeschool mom I need to made sure that my life is in order before I can control anything else that I have on my plate; homeschooling my children included. (A direct result of spending more time with The Lord). Once I have me under God’s control, more than my own control, I can better balance school for the children. I am more routine than schedule but I still need to make better plans and follow through with them. It is possible according to Mary Jo and I must “buckle down” myself and make some drastic changes in how school gets done around here.
  • If I am going to have a home based business I truly need to find one thing and one thing only. I have my hands in some many pots that each pot was only barely simmering let alone boiling to the point of overflowing. Pick one thing and then make it the best thing. Do I need to work, not according to my husband. But do I want to? Sometimes. So I need to clear my plate of frivolous things and dedicate myself to growing my business to the point of active productivity instead of continuing stagnant growth. It is possible to have a home based business and homeschool, I just need to make space for the important and let go of the unimportant.
  • Life at home does not have to be hard, unorganized or hectic. It can run as a well oiled machine runs, smoothly and effectively. With lots of time and dedication, I believe that my household can be like that too. That sounds lovely indeed.

Mary-Jo-Tate-speaking-tn_zps4a400b13Mary Jo offers scheduling sheets, time logs, calendars and so much more with this book. She makes it almost too easy to succeed! Almost makes it too hard to fail!

If you too have some areas in your life that need work but you just don’t know how to approach it, then I truly believe that this book is one you must get. I was convicted yet so very encouraged at the same time.

This book helped me really look inside and dig deep to see the areas in my life that thought I had under control. Yet, I was so blinded by my own ideas that I could not see what I have become…a mindless slave to self, social media, money and control. None of which is relatively important in the grand scheme of things. By reading this book, I was able to take a major step back from my everyday life and my “rose colored glasses” were removed. I was able to really peer into my life and make some drastic changes to life.

  • I have closed two of my Etsy shops. They were more hobby shops that only produced enough to pay the fees I was incurring. This was a big step for me. I have come to realize that God has been keeping me afloat until I was given the opportunity to have my eyes opened to the facts.
  • I have been through our school stuff. I have donated, throw away, sold and reorganized almost all of it. Less is more. A fact that is still hard for me but I am learning that just because I can get “it” doesn’t mean that I need “it” (whatever the “it” may be).
  • I am planning on chore lists appropriate to each child’s age and abilities. My children do chores now, but I am hoping that this small change will increase the smoothness of running the house with less whining and more being diligent.
  • My time is precious. I am making improvements to finding the time to get the important stuff done: Bible study time for me, better schooling practices for my children, dedicating select time periods for work.

This book has opened my eyes to the plethora of things I have been more slave to than master of.

With the amazing amount of time and effort put into this book and the low price of $15.00, I believe that any mom that feels a little out of balance, will be able to find balance again with this book.

Even if you do not have a business, read the book.

Even if you are married, read the book.

Even if you are a single mom, read the book.

Flourish, Balance for Homeschool Moms is a book that has turned my life upside down but yet in the same pages I found myself standing upright and having more courage to take matters back into my own hands and the confidence that God knows what is best for me and mine and that I too can stop running around aimlessly.

Yes, this is a book that I will reference often. I have been so blessed by the words, charts, and worksheets and I know that I will be able to go back time and again to find my balance when life begins to lean a little to far to one side. Yes, I have a long way to go, but I now feel I am heading in the right direction.

Find out what some of my fellow homeschool mamas had to say about this book by reading their reviews.

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I hope you take the time to check into this book and that you too will be very blessed by it. Thanks for reading my latest review!

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Background by Lecrae for Musical Monday

This song makes so much sense to me.

I am not the main one in this show called life…I am but playing my part.

Therefore, I am in the background.

May you too realize that we are playing our parts according to the Master’s Plan.

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May you blessed with the lyrics to this song.

In His Grace.

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