15 Family Bonding Activities Your Family Will Love

15 Family Bonding Activities Your Family will Love | Renée at Great Peace #family #familybonding #familyactivities #ihsnet

Getting together with your family in the evening or on the weekend creates family bonding. Because you’ll be building memories that last a lifetime. Whether you prefer to keep it just your immediate family, or you host a get together for your best friends and their children, or a weekend with your cousins, you are going to want to ensure that you keep everyone entertained.  There […] Read More

Why Art Appreciation Starts with Hands-On Art

Why Art Appreciation Starts with Hands-On Art | Renée at Great Peace

 Art appreciation is a wonderful area of study and the earlier you start the greater appreciation your child will have for a variety of art forms. Exposing children to art, early in life is often not seen as important as it should be. Instilling an appreciation for art within your children encourages self-expression, exploration, self-esteem, logical thinking, creativity and imagination. Experiencing art early in their youth […] Read More

Easy Family Dinner Ideas for a Get Together

Family Dinner Ideas for a Get Together | Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #familydinner #familydinnerideas #dinner #ihsnet

When you are hosting a family dinner and get together, there are a lot of things to consider. From invitations, theme and more, there is a lot to prepare. While there is a lot to take care of, one of the most important aspects of the planning process is the menu. You are going to want to seek out some easy family dinner ideas for […] Read More

5 Ways Dad Can Bond with His Boys

.The family bond between a father and son is incredibly important. The bond a young man feels with his father has an impact on his development, resiliency and self-esteem both early and later in life. This means, it is crucial for dads to bond with their boys as often as possible, creating a strong emotional connection and bond.  For boys, bonding with their dad helps […] Read More

Family Dinner Ideas for a Busy Weeknight

30 Family Dinner Ideas for a Busy Weeknight | Renée at Great Peace #familydinnerideas #mealplanning #dinner #whatsfordinner

With parents schedules always expanding to accommodate extracurricular activities, work, and homeschool, what’s for dinner can be the last thing on their minds. No one wants to come home after a long day trying to decide what family dinner ideas to make on a busy weeknight. Staring at the open pantry and refrigerator attempting to come up with ideas can not only be frustrating but it can be […] Read More

Top 10 Free Music Resources for your Homeschool

10 Free Music Resources for Your Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #music #homeschool #musicappreciation #musicinhomeschool #ihsnet

Let’s face it, many homeschoolers are just scraping by as they try to provide their kids with quality education. Like public schools, we have to budget our funds and often we choose to leave out some areas of learning because of it. But, musical arts doesn’t need to be left out when you can utilize free music resources. Homeschooling has its joys and disappointments. Sometimes, […] Read More

New Resource for Teaching Apologetics in Your Homeschool

New Resource for Teaching Apologetics in Your Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #apologetics #fossils #science #ihsnet

How often have you as a Christian homeschooling mom set out to introduce a science concept to your child and you find yourself doing a lot of eye-rolling about the content? I’m guessing it happens a lot. That’s because as Christians we believe in a creation worldview. We know the importance of teaching apologetics in homeschool but struggle to find balance in the content presented […] Read More

8 Homemaking Tips to Organize Your Pantry

8 Homemaking Tips to Organize Your Pantry | Renée at Great Peace #homemaker #keeperathome #householdchores

It seems as though the pantry can easily become a catch all, a place for you to hide away food boxes and cans and hope no one ever takes a look. Keeping the pantry organized can quickly become a household chore that no one wants to tackle. But, you can organize your pantry with eight simple tips. This way you can create a pantry that is […] Read More