Body and Soul: Teaching Basic Theology to Kids

Body and Soul: Teaching Basic Theology to Kids

We're in lesson six in our Catechism curriculum with the kids in our midweek program.  Here's what we've covered so far this quarter: Where do you learn how to love and obey God?  Who Wrote the Bible?  Following God's Path  Who were the first people?  Who did God create people? This week, we'll be covering these questions: Q19: What did God give Adam and Eve? A: He gave them a body and a soul   Q20: Do you have a soul? A: Yes, and my soul will last … [Read more...]

31 Days of Bible Based Crafts

31 Days of Bible Based Crafts

It's back again!  I'm participating in the 31 Days of writing challenge hosted by Myquillyn Smith’s of the Nesting Place.  This year, it has its own space at Write 31 Days.  Want to join in?  There's room for everyone! This year, I'm going with the 31 Days of Bible crafts again since it was such a big hit last year.  I'd love to hear if you'll be participating as well.  Posts will begin in October.  In the meantime, you can check out all my crafty posts from the 2013 challenge! … [Read more...]

Rock the Lakes!  Tonight in Erie!

Rock the Lakes! Tonight in Erie!

  I hope you can make it tonight's Festival. But if not, tune in live! … [Read more...]

Beautiful Flowers from the Bouqs!

Beautiful Flowers from the Bouqs!

As you probably know, we're starting homeschool in a real way this year.  We've been doing preschool activities here and there, but this year, we've established a clear school time (complete with desks!) and have purchased curriculum.  We wanted the start of the homeschool year to be memorable and exciting for the kids, so we bought book bags and I also had some amazing flowers delivered from The Bouqs.  Bonus for me -- I was able to get the flowers for free in exchange for an honest … [Read more...]

Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button? (Pete the Cat)

Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button? (Pete the Cat)

We've been having a great time this year so far with homeschooling and even though my kids are only in Preschool and Kindergarten, I'm starting to get a real feel for the kind of commitment homeschooling involves (and getting a little nervous in the process!). Last week, we stepped away from the desks for a bit for some button fun with Pete the Cat.  The first thing we did was read this super hilarious book about a cat loosing his buttons.  If you don't have access to the book (we grabbed … [Read more...]

Gift Giving Guide Coming Soon!

It's hard to believe the holidays could possible be upon us already! As a kidmin person, it's important to stay on top of the trends and be informed about what kids are playing with and writing on their wishlists.  If you want to be right in the thick of things, check out the blogging program for the upcoming holiday gift guide.  I'm going to give it a shot! Bloggers 2014 Holiday Gift Guide Sign Up Bloggers sign up Today to get listed on the "2014 Holiday Gift Guide" that will roll … [Read more...]