How to Encourage Good Reading Habits in Kids


I’m a book nerd. Reading is my favorite pastime and slowly my girls are also claiming it as their own. One way to encourage healthy reading habits in children, I’ve learned, is to let your child see you reading. Even though you may have many (or even all of your) books on an electronic device, […]

Homeschooling 1st Grade: Our {Revised} Curriculum


Back in May I shared our curriculum choices for 1st grade and Preschool/Pre-K. {This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy.} We have been schooling since June 1st, and in that time, I have discovered two things. Some of our new curriculum wasn’t working, notably our history and science. But also, I felt like something was […]

8/17/14 Weekly Meal Plan + Goals

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38 weeks! I can’t believe how quickly time is passing by!! I’m getting excited to meet this new baby although I admit that I’m a bit nervous about what our “new normal” is going to look like. I’ve never been good with change, and every time we’ve added a new baby to the mix, the […]

8/10/14 Weekly Meal Plan & Goals

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Well, the blog has been silent for awhile, and I apologize. No, I haven’t had the baby, but life has been full and any extra time I’ve had lately has been spent resting. At 37 weeks, there ain’t a whole lot of energy in this old Mama, so I’m trying to be careful in how I […]

7/27/14 Weekly Meal Plan & Goals

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My parents have blessed Daniel and me with a “children-free weekend”! So what am I doing? Catching up on laundry, grocery shopping for the week, and cleaning out the car. I even vacuumed out the window sills in our house. Yuck! Do you air out your home periodically? I’ve been reading Charlotte Mason’s Home Education (aff link), […]

7/20/14 Weekly Meal Plan & Goals

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This post may contain affiliate links.  I know I’ve been a little erratic with posting our weekly menu. The weekends are so full now that we’ve resumed homeschooling, so Saturdays have become a planning day for me. I plan our meals, activities & appointments for the week, and all of our school work. This coming […]

Have You Become Complacent in Your Walk with God? Are You Confusing Contentment with Complacency in Your Walk with God?

This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for details. Contentment is a daily trial for me. Like being patient and guarding my tongue, I struggle to find joy in my circumstances. Philippians 4:11-13 are verses I read and meditate on often in hopes of procuring an ounce of Paul’s contentment. Part of my […]

What “Bible Time” with Littles Looks Like + A Giveaway!!!

Growing in His Glory: Bible Time with Littles + a Giveaway!!

This post contain affiliate links. Thanks for supporting my website! See my disclosure policy for more details. Last week I posted about an amazing Bible curriculum the girls and I are working through called Bible Road Trip. For more details about what Bible Road Trip is, check out that post. This week I want to […]

7/6/14 Weekly Meal Plan {The Eat-Out-of-the-Freezer Edition}

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Hi, friends! I apologize for not posting our meal plan last week. We did have one but a busy weekend kept me getting on the website. And even though I’ve had a long weekend to post this week’s meal plan, I’m just now getting around to it–at 9:00 Sunday night. Oh, well, you do what you can do! […]

A Bible Study for Kids You’ll Love!

GrowinginHisGlory: Bible Road Trip, a Bible Study for Kids You'll Love!

This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for supporting our family. See my disclosure policy for more info. Recently, I’ve mentioned in passing about this amazing Bible curriculum I’m using with my young girls, ages 5, 3, & 2. In the past, we have taken our daily Bible study time in several different directions: We’ve read through […]