The Most Important Legacy…

What is the most important Legacy you want to leave your children? Have you thought about it?  I have been thinking about this a lot.  It is very obvious for me to "label" the legacy ...Faith... but the next question I asked myself is where I have been re-evaluating... How do I spend my time with my children? Since I home educate, I have all day everyday with my sweet blessings; but how much of [...]

By |October 29th, 2011|Blog, Leaving A Legacy, Reflections|4 Comments

Are We What We Eat?

We've all heard the old adage, "You Are What You Eat."While that statement isn't literally true, there is much truth to the fact that what we eat effects how we feel, it effects our health, and it effects our self image indirectly & for some of us directly.I want to address 2 things in this post. 1) What we are feeding our families is leaving a legacy or creating habits in our children.2)We have to [...]

By |October 24th, 2011|Blog, Leaving A Legacy|0 Comments

Leaving A Legacy of Health

This could potentially be a controversial post.  Many people's ideas of what is "healthy" vary so drastically, so bare with me.  The basic concept is this...  What habits we currently model for our children on a day to day basis in the areas of exercise, food and dietary choices, medicinal preferences, and even mental health (staying stimulated and not going stagnate) are imprinting in them habits and what they envision themselves doing when the grow [...]

By |October 20th, 2011|Blog, Healthy Living, Leaving A Legacy|1 Comment

Using the Easter Egg to Teach About Christ

Do you dye easter eggs or not? Just as my husband and I had waded through what the Lord would have for us to teach our children and model for them regarding Halloween, which I write about here, we have also considered Easter, Christmas, and other holidays. At first I found myself looking for ways to justify doing traditions such as dying eggs with my kids because I loved doing it when I was little. I figured, I [...]

By |April 11th, 2009|Blog, Easter, Holidays, Kids Crafts, Leaving A Legacy|1 Comment

Our 2nd Last Supper

  Last year we celebrated Maunday Thursday by having a Passover Meal together. It was such an awesome time of reflection and really helped to make the crucifixion real to the kids so we decided to make it a tradition.  Our 2nd Year Passover Menu: Unleavened Tortillas Grapes Potatoe Latkes Garlic & Onion Baked Tilipia Charoset Recipe for Charoset: 3 med. sweet apples grated 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup grape juice or red sweet [...]