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

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

5 Tips for Stewarding a Child’s Heart

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

Teaching Homeschoolers about the Elephant Poaching Crisis with a Family Friendly Film | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #savethelephants #elephantconservation #ihsnet

Introducing the Elephant Poaching Crisis to Homeschool Students

You know that in our family we purpose to spend time together as a family. What that looks like is a variety of family time activities depending on what’s going on in our world. This month our family time was a family movie night that also doubled as a lesson in elephant poaching.  When you have a child who has emotional sensitivities it can be […] Read More

Send a Delightful Experience with Custom Stationery from @BasicInvite | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet

Send a Delightful Experience with Superior Custom Stationery

One of the goals we set as a family this year is to do kindness projects as a family. We are approaching these projects in a variety of ways but one that has become a constant is correspondence. We are going back to the basics by writing letters and cards of encouragement to friends, family, and members of the community. Of course, when you are […] Read More

Discover 10 Ways to Save Money with Amazon | Renée at Great Peace

10 Ways to Save Money by Shopping with Amazon

As a keeper of the home, I’m always looking for a good deal and ways to save money. I wouldn’t say that I’m cheap, but I do try to be frugal when making purchases for my family. I try to be a good steward of the income that both my husband and I bring into our home, and the blessings we receive.  It isn’t always […] Read More

How to set your Heart Free from a Prison of Overabundance | Renée at Great Peace

How to Set your Heart Free from a Prison of Overabundance

Are You Imprisoned by Abundance? Have you ever looked around at American culture and noticed how much we truly have? From grocery store shelves to transportation to technology, our choices seem endless. Secular education is available to all, and jobs exist in fields I would never have imagined. Yet, in all this overabundance we are dissatisfied. The Struggle with Overabundance Someone else always has a […] Read More

Words Fail in Times of Grief | Renée at Great Peace

Words Fail in Times of Grief

Reflections Upon Grief Words fail me.  That’s how I’ve felt for about 2 and half years. Which says a lot for a writer/blogger. It’s been difficult for me to write. For the first few months it was due to the busy-ness related to caring for my parents during my dad’s illness. But, then dad passed. That day… the last 24 hours spent with him, 2 […] Read More