Monthly Archives: January 2022

What’s In a Word? Using Hebrew to Know About the Beginning of the Bible

I love these videos by Farrell and Rhonda Pickering. The Pickerings use the ancient Hebrew pictograms to help us understand words in the Old Testament. In the video above, they explain the pictographic meaning of such words as “In the … Continue reading

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Want to Quit Homeschooling? Watch This!

January is almost over! Hooray! This is the time of school year when homeschooling is the hardest! If you feel like quitting watch the video above by Charlotte Iserbyt. More of her videos can be found here.

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Online Discussion of Live Not By Lies

I just heard about this book from Marlene Peterson. Now I want to read it! in the podcast linked below, she says she heard about it from her daughter, who heard about it from Andrew Pudewa. Please listen to the … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Mama’s 10 Best Tabletop Games for Mealtime

Even if my children grow up and complain that I made them play tabletop games at mealtime, I’m OK with that. Sometimes you do things as a mom that you think are benefiting the kiddos. Then you realize they don’t … Continue reading

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DIY Planner/Journal with Customized Pretty Covers

I used to buy planner refills every January to use in the fancy schmancy Franklin Covey planner. which I bought while in college. Sometimes the January budget was too pinched and I couldn’t afford to pay out the $$ for … Continue reading

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Finding The Female in the Creation Story

If you’ve ever longed to see the balance of power of the sexes in life, watch this video. If you’ve ever felt like there’s more to the story of the Creation, because it seemingly lacks a womanly touch, please watch … Continue reading

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January Picture Books

We got some snow before and after Christmas, but so far January has been rather without it. We can always enjoy the snow in picture books though, right? So here are a bunch of books to help you celebrate snow, … Continue reading

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1/21/22 Tree of Life Mama’s Game of the Week: Snake Oil

Having four kiddos out of the nest often makes me melancholy, wishing I could go back in time. If I could do it all over again I would play more games, sing more songs, and tell more stories for my … Continue reading

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2022 Mealtime Magic Table Talk: Conversation Starters

I used some conversation starters from Jennifer Flanders of flandersfamily.info for our Christmas Eve Bethlehem Supper. We ate at my mom’s, with her beautiful place settings and tablecloth. When she wasn’t looking, I slipped one of these starters under each … Continue reading

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Eve was the First Women’s Libber

So for 2022 my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is studying the Old Testament. So we just studied the Creation and the Fall of Adam and Eve in Genesis, as well as in the Pearl of … Continue reading

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