We have multiple children (eight) and a long-time family tradition is “Child of the Week” which has shortened to COW.
All this talk of ice cream brings us to our third area – frills. If you have your plan for a budgeted family road trip in place and your food lined out, frills might attack your budget in the form of souvenirs or the new DVD purchase in a truck stop display that grabs your […]
Picking up snacks and drinks at typical gas stops during your family road trip is what those convenient marts are counting on. However, you can still stay on budget and enjoy your trip with just a bit of extra planning. Here are my best tips for overcoming budget pitfalls in the area of food costs. […]
For those of us who home educate because our faith is important, we have concerns that God’s word has been removed from the school setting and value the Bible becoming a key factor in the lives of our children. As Martin Luther has been credited with saying, “I am afraid that the schools will prove […]
One of my observations with public school is that the children are simply waiting for the bell and working to minimums. What is the least I have to do to get by? The material is often surface-level, and the interactions are like texts — abbreviated. In contrast, homeschooling allows you to drink deeply. Take something […]