Wholesome Resources for A Christmas Carol

Wholesome Resources for A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, @ParadisePraises.com, home, homeschool,

The Music of a Christmas Carol One of my favorite movies of all time is Scrooge (the 1970’s version starring Albert Finney). I have watched this classic musical re-telling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol since I was a pre-teen! The music is incredible, including live (not lip-synched) recording of such songs Continue reading

A Surprising Symbol of God’s Provision

Surprising Symbol of God's Provision @ParadisePraises.com for Christmas

Yesterday I shared how God grew our faith and replaced something stolen. If you missed it you can read it here. I know you’ll find it encouraging! Today, I want to tell you the rest of the story – perhaps the best part – how walkie-talkies have become a symbol Continue reading

What to Read Wednesday (Link Up #41) Christmas Picture Books

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Today on What to Read Wednesday I’m sharing some of our favorite Christmas Picture Books. The Christmas Read Alouds I mentioned last week are favorites too, but besides those, here are some christmas picture books we love to enjoy during quiet time or as a family during the holiday season. Click on the Continue reading

Walkie Talkies: A Christmas Story to Grow Your Faith

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On today’s Share Your Heart Tuesday, I am going to share with you a true story. If you want to know what God’s loving, all-knowing, plan has to do with walkie-talkies, please keep reading… (some comments have been edited to protect identities, but the message has not been altered.) Something Stolen We Continue reading

How to Make Your Own Christmas Centerpiece

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I am always looking for new, fun and simple things to do to dress up the house and table for the holidays. If you’re hosting the family holiday dinner this year or just need to come up with a pretty focal point for your table or mantel – don’t worry, Continue reading

How to Set New Years Goals That Will Stick

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Remember when I talked about setting goals, last week? Did you watch the video by Michael Hyatt? Wasn’t it good? I learned a lot from it, and was inspired. I set goals last year and though I didn’t reach them all, I believe I accomplished way more than I would have without Continue reading

Free Homeschool Helps, Music

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Raise Your Hand if You Love Music! We love music in this house. I didn’t have opportunity to take private instrument lessons until high school, but went on to minor in flute in college. Some of my kids have more music in them than others, but we all love it. Continue reading

Christmas Read Alouds (Link Up)

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Today on What to Read Wednesday I’m sharing some of my favorite Christmas Read Aloud books. One of the great benefits of Children’s literature is the memories that are made as children and adults read together, cuddled together, talking together, viewing the illustrations together, laughing and crying together, etc. Long Continue reading