10 Cultural Diversity Books for Middle Schoolers | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #culturaldiversity #ihsnet

10 Cultural Diversity Books for Middle School

A while ago I shared with you a list of 25 Books Every Boy Should Read and one of you asked about books that help to teach cultural diversity. While it would be impossible for me to gather an exhaustive list that would include all cultures around the globe I did choose 10 that I think would be good readers for middle school children. This list […] Read More

How to Use Family Audiobooks for Character Training in Young Teens | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet #homeschool #parenting #Christian @AIO_tweets

How to Use Family Audiobooks for Character Training in Young Teens

As diligent parents we want to lead our teenagers in developing good character traits as they continue to develop into adulthood. But discipline can lead to confrontation which may make for less discipline and more confrontation when emotions are running high. It’s a difficult problem for parents. Utilizing resources such as family audiobooks can take the confrontation out of the equation while still helping teens […] Read More

A Mother's Role, Why You Should Discipline Your Child | Renée at Great Peace

A Mother’s Role and Why You Should Discipline Your Child

From the earliest of ages, you can begin to discipline your child. The word discipline, means to disciple, to train to act in accordance with rules. There are many forms of discipline, but the purpose of this discussion is to explore why you should begin to discipline your child from the earliest age and continue to teach, lead and guide discipline all the way to […] Read More

How to Find Core Math Homeschool Curriculum for High School | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet

How to Find Core Math Homeschool Curriculum for High School

When it comes to high school, math is the one subject that gives most homeschool moms the most worry. Add to that, a good core math curriculum can cost $200, $300, or more and you might just want to throw in the homeschooling towel. But, let me assure you that you can find affordable, award winning, math curriculum without having to break the bank. I […] Read More

How to teach kids so they don't hate Bible Study

How to Get Your Kids to Hate Bible Study

Learning With the Kids that Truth will Set You Free  Living in a society that claims that the Bible is fictional does not help the cause of a parent who is seeking to teach their child how to do Bible Study.  Nevertheless, we are given the responsibility by God to “Train up a child in the way that he should go…” Proverbs 22:6*. This abiding […] Read More

10 Powerful Scriptures for Training your Son's Heart for Responsibility | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet

10 Powerful Scriptures for Training your Son’s Heart for Responsibility

With Free Responsibility Scripture Art Printables In our home, we’ve been focused on training our young man in responsibility for his future role as a husband, provider, and leader. Training a boy to be responsible can be a difficult task. This can be especially true for moms.  For some reason, boys tend to “buck up” and listen when dad speaks more so than when mom does. […] Read More

Train up hearts for the Lord, by Renée at Great Peace

Train Up Hearts for the Lord

Mothers hold a special place in the lives of their children. As mamas we are uniquely blessed with qualities of gentleness, love, and tender hearts.  This is especially true when we are endeavoring to teach them from God’s word. It’s important for parents to hold God’s word in high regard in front of their children. We are to “…train them up in the nurture and admonition […] Read More

Training my Child in the Spirit at Great Peace Academy

Training My Child in the Spirit

As a Christian, one who fervently believes in the sovereignty of the power and omniscience of God in Heaven, how could I do anything but teach my son spiritual things? To do otherwise would be hypocritical and deny the power of God. “Train up a child in the way that he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it.” – […] Read More