Summer Dinner Idea: Coconut Lime Chicken | Renée at Great Peace #summerdinner #mealplanning #family

Summer Dinner Idea: Coconut Lime Chicken

Summer is heating up! I’m finding it hard to keep up with watering my flowers. I’d love to heat up the grill for some good summer time barbecue, but honestly, it’s just too hot to stand over the grill. I needed a summer dinner idea that was zesty and delicious but wouldn’t entail me standing over a hot stove or grill for half the day.  […] Read More

12 Books for Teens who Love Fantasy Story Video Games | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #teens #reading #fantasystory #ihsnet

Books for Teens Who Love Fantasy Story Video Games

Teaching homeschooled teens who are fascinated with fantasy story video games can prove to be a challenge. If it seems as if they are so engrossed with video game play that they think of little else, it can seem as if it’s impossible to get them to actively engage in any other form of learning.  But, if you meet them where they are you’ll be […] Read More

Ten Free Learning Programs for the Summer - Renée at Great Peace

Ten Free Learning Programs for the Summer

Summer is a great time for sprinklers, water guns, tree climbing and nature hikes. But it’s also a great time for no-pressure learning. Free learning programs make learning even better. Be sure to read all the way through to the end to discover all ten free learning programs.  This post is a sponsored post containing links to 3rd party sites. I’m being fairly compensated for […] Read More

12 Lasagna Recipes to Add to Your Menu

Lasagna is a family favorite. I’m fairly certain my Beloved could eat lasagna at least once a week. But, that’s not a good idea when you are eating healthy and on a low-carb, Trim Healthy Mama eating plan. But, it’s also not impossible to enjoy a good lasagna either.  Lasagna Recipes You Can Add to the Menu ▬ Super Cheesy Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna from Fearless […] Read More

Homeschool Schedules to Fit Your Family Lifestyle | Renée at Great Peace

Homeschool Schedules to Fit Your Family Lifestyle

Is your Homeschool Schedule Winding Down or Gearing Up? Homeschool schedules are vastly different depending on the family. Some are choosing to school through summer, others begin their school year in January and transition with the calendar while others are choosing year round school, taking time off throughout the calendar.  Academic years are ending. Most schoolers are closing out a year and winding down for summer. But not everyone […] Read More

Fantasy Story Logic & Sudoku Puzzles - Get Your Free Printables | Renée at Great Peace #logicpuzzles #gifted #fantasystories #ihsnet #homeschool

Fantasy Puzzles for Kids Who Love Fantasy Video Games

Challenging a teen who is a gifted learner can be somewhat difficult. On the one hand it’s important to continue to keep his mind engaged but I have to do so with things that he finds interesting. Otherwise, he gets bored quickly and abandons materials before they are complete. One thing I know is that he is entirely fascinated with fantasy stories. Especially those that stem […] Read More

Best Tips for Family Frugal Staycation | Renée at Great Peace

10 Best Tips For a Frugal Family Staycation

I don’t know about you but I am a bit of an enigma. On the one hand I love to travel. I like getting in a car, setting out on an adventure, and exploring my surroundings along the way. On the other hand, I’m a bit of a homebody. I like to stick close to home and spend time with my family and enjoy the […] Read More

5 Best Ways to Find Homeschool Mom Support| Renée at Great Peace

5 Best Ways to Find Support for Homeschool Moms

Homeschoolers can often find themselves feeling isolated, alone and without much support. But, you are not alone. But, homeschool moms, support is likely closer than you think. In order to find it,  you are going to have to do some leg work. Home Education is the fastest growing form of education in our country and as society becomes more and more dis-satisfied with the public education system you can […] Read More