52 Family Bonding Ideas for the Year

52 Family Bonding Ideas for the Entire Year | Renée at Great Peace #familytime #familybonding #gamenight #family #ihsnet

As we begin the new year it’s a great time to dedicate a goal for your family. It’s time to schedule family bonding time.  Oh, sure. I know, deep in your mind you want to believe it will be more meaningful if it’s spontaneous. You want to think family bonding should just come naturally. You want to hope that everyone will just get along and […] Read More

Family Dinner Ideas for Saturday Night

32 Family Dinner Ideas for Saturday Night | Renée at Great Peace #familydinnerideas #dinnerideas #mealplanning #family #dinner

Sitting down to a family dinner is an important part of every household and should be taking place at least once a week if not daily.  It is common knowledge that life gets busy for everyone, especially those that have a family. From long days at work and school to packing everyone up to cart them off to extracurricular activities, parents these days have a […] Read More

The New Years Bucket List for Families 

New Years Bucket List for Families | Renée at Great Peace #families #familytime #celebrations #newyears

New years is such an exciting time for both parents and children alike. Not only does the coming new year signify growth but it also brings in a fresh start. With plenty of opportunities to enjoy the new year as a family, there are ways to make it even better. This year, you can make a new years bucket list for your family. It is a […] Read More

Simple Tips to Manage Household Chores

Simple Tips to Manage Household Chores | Renée at Great Peace

    I’ll be the first to admit, housekeeping hasn’t always been my favorite role. I can keep a home. I can deep clean. But I don’t particularly enjoy the process of household chores. I’ve heard that there are women who do love housekeeping. I’m not really one of them.  Don’t get me wrong. I like having a clean home. I like looking over a […] Read More

10 Best Tips For a Frugal Family Staycation

Best Tips for Family Frugal Staycation | Renée at Great Peace

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 Mother and Son Dates

I love being a boy mom. I’m always surprised though at how fast it’s going. I looked over the other day while I was driving down the road and Little Man was sitting in the front seat beside me and suddenly it occurred to me that my little boy looked quite like a man, albeit a young man, sitting there.  Which is why I want to […] Read More

5 Best Ways to Find Support for Homeschool Moms

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

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

5 Tips for Stewarding a Child’s Heart

5 Tips for Stewarding a Child's Heart | Renée at Great Peace #parenting #homeschool #family #ihsnet

As moms we are given a responsibility like no other, we are to be stewarding our child’s heart. Our role as their mom is to instill within the heart love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness and self control. We are to set them on a path that will lead to a productive and fruitful adult life. While doing so, we are to protect their hearts and […] Read More