Weekly Meal Plan for 3/1-7

Growing in His Glory: Weekly Meal Plans

Well, tomorrow is our last day of Whole30. It’s been a challenge for sure. Part of me wants to order a gooey cheesy pizza or eat a bowl of ice cream, but the other part fears how my body will react to the trauma of eating those foods after 30 days without it. Plus, I really […]

Bible Memory Work for Kids (with Free Chart)

Growing in His Glory: Bible Memory Work For Kids: Plus Free Chart

What do your kids commit to memory? Bible verses Bible facts Poetry Math facts Hymns History timelines Foreign language vocabulary Spelling & phonics rules Bible stories Nursery rhymes Fairy tales The list could go on I know. For children, memorization comes easy because their brains are still flexible and retain quickly what they see and […]

IndoctriNation: A Film Review

IndoctriNation Movie Trailer

Recently, Great Commission Films sent me a DVD of their documentary IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity in America. My husband and I watched the DVD on two different occasions, and it sparked lots of discussion for us as public school graduates and now homeschooling parents. Synopsis “This is the story of our children. […]

Whole30 Meal Plan, Week 4

Growing in His Glory: Whole30 Meal Plan for the Week

This is our fourth and final full week of the Whole30. Next week we have two days on the Whole30 plan. Then we’ll start to slowly reintroduce foods into our diets. To be honest, I am anticipating the end for a lot of reasons. My husband and I discussed the pros of the Whole30 this […]

Books We’re Reading: January & February

Growing in His Glory: What We're Reading- Jan & Feb

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, check my disclosure policy. The girls and I have found a few good reads this winter that have made for some pleasant afternoons on the couch. Reading aloud is a favorite part of my day because I can put my feet up and escape into a fictional world where baskets […]

Whole30 Meal Plan, Week 3

Growing in His Glory: Whole30 Meal Plan for the Week

Let me preface this post by confessing that I cheated a little this week. I feel really bad too, not just guilty, but physically ill. On Friday night, I picked up ice cream for the kids. It’s a family tradition we’ve been doing forever, so Daniel and I decided we’d eat a little too. While […]

Whole30 Meal Plan, Week 2

Growing in His Glory: Whole30 Meal Plan for the Week

Today marks Day 8 of our Whole30. (For more about the Whole30 and why we’re doing it, read this post.) All in all, I’ve been surprised at how AMAZING I’ve felt in just a week of: NO SUGAR NO GRAINS NO BEANS NO WHEAT NO DAIRY Don’t get me wrong; it has not been easy. […]

Whole 30 Meal Plan, Week 1

Growing in His Glory: Whole30 Meal Plan for the Week

I’m doing things a bit differently with the Weekly Meal Plan posts. This week my husband and I are starting the Whole 30, so the posts will feature recipes we’re trying that comply with Whole 30 rules. Aren’t familiar with the Whole 30? Here’s a little background: Created by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, the Whole […]

Weekly Meal Plan for 1/25 {Gluten Free, Wk 12}

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Can you believe this is the last week of January? Where has the month gone to? Next week Daniel and I starting a Whole 30. I was planning to do the Virgin Diet, but we just can’t give up our eggs around here and, honestly, I don’t think eggs are problematic for either of us. […]

Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World {Book Review}

Growing Up Social- Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven world {Book Review}

This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. Thank you for supporting my blog! Recently I had the opportunity to review Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World by Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane. Usually, I turn down a book review, but when I saw the title, I was […]