I had such a difficult time deciding what to do with a lesson based on gratitude, considering I felt we had just kind of already focused on the subject matter earlier this week when we discussed contentedness and appreciating our blessings. The Giving Tree would have been a perfect book for this lesson, but… Continue reading Grateful Hearts: Lessons in Proverbs
I had always heard the term Cleanliness is next to Godliness, when in fact it's not so much cleanliness as orderliness that really will affect you spiritually. Sure you can toss everything in a piled mess in a closet clearing out the visible spaces in your home in preparation for guests, but the hidden burden… Continue reading Achieving Orderliness: Lessons in Proverbs
Growing up, I despised the book The Giving Tree. It was too sad, it hurt my heart so much, why did the tree have to dwindle down to nothing? Now as an adult I have grown to understand the importance of that impact from the book and I hope that it helps to teach my… Continue reading Possessing a Content Heart: Lessons in Proverbs
The Prep Work When I was a kid my top jam picks were The Donut Man and Psalty the Hymn Book (Clicking the links will take you to check these out on an Amazon Digital Download page). Every time the idea of Obedience is brought up around me a flashback of The Donut Man's O-B-E-Y plays… Continue reading Obedient Hearts: Lessons in Proverbs
The best lesson inspirations come to me when I least expect them. Casually scrolling through my Facebook feed I noticed a mom friend of mine ask for referrals on a book that may help her teach positive morals and proverbs to her kids. Being naturally nosey and always looking for new tools that worked for… Continue reading The Joy of Listening: Lessons in Proverbs
While compiling today's lesson I scrolled through my Pinterest-y inspiration board a considered a free lesson curriculum that I had downloaded for Kindergarten level students. I looked at the book that had fresh clean outlines of the Grouchy Ladybug with abridged versions of the context of each page. At first, I checked out of the… Continue reading Emotions Day Four: The Grouchy Lady Bug
This past June there was a rotten, no-good, down-right terrible struggle with sharing in the Shopgirl household.