A Parent's Garden of Verses

Celebrate National Poetry Month!

(More than) using poetry in your homeschool All our homeschool life, we encouraged our kids to develop a lifestyle of ...
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Easter activities to enjoy with teens

Easter Activities for Teens

Easter is in a few short weeks, and once again we're celebrating it with a houseful of teenagers. If you're ...
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These practical ways to bless your teen aren't exactly rocket science. In fact, they're much simpler...and FAR more effective!

8 Practical Ways To Bless Your Teen

Ever heard that old one-liner  "Everybody complains about the weather...but nobody does anything about it!"?  Well, it's often the same with ...
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Teaching your teen discernment is a process, but a much-needed one. Use these steps to get started, and give your teen a leadership "head-start" as an adult.

5 Steps to Teaching Your Teens Discernment

Discernment - Something that we can all agree is sorely needed in this day and age, and also sadly missing ...
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TED Talks For Aspiring Student Leaders

Leadership... ...during this election year, it's becoming more and more apparent that we have a great lack of leadership in ...
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Let's work together to stop human trafficking!

Human Trafficking – An Action Guide

This Saturday marks a day that has gone by for me, sad to say, largely unnoticed since its inception. Since ...
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20 Inspiring Quotes for Your Teenager - 'cause sometimes they have bad days, too!

20 Inspiring Quotes for Your Teenager

There is so much stress and pressure in our culture today. And our teens are not immune from it, either ...
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What do you do when things don’t go as expected

 It's easy to tell our kids that things don't always work out. And maybe because our kiddos get so much ...
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Blessing your teen can be a significant event in their faith-life.

Blessing Your Teen – A timely and significant event

Blessing your teen... ...an event made for times such as these! The concept of blessing our children is not by ...
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5 Things Never to Apologize for to Your Teen

Hi there! Welcome back to Homeschool Freedom Fridays! One thing I've learned over the years is the need to apologize ...
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