Our Summer Schedule and a Summer Kit Giveaway!

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Yesterday, I shared our family’s summer theme verse, Colossians 3:17.  It fits well with our summer schedule, now getting underway . . . at the end of June! This summer, we are following a hybrid of two summer schedule ideas.  I am using the model we implemented two summers ago from FlyLady; our camp is simply called Wiley Family Camp.  We use camp terms like kapers (for chores), mess hall (for the kitchen/dining area), and bunks (for beds). FlyLady uses[Read more]

Eight Cleaning Routines for Children

children cleaning

Well, we are over the hump!  Here we are, on the back half of our series on Life’s Essential Ingredients.  We have covered Workouts and Worship, Homeschooling, Writing 500 Words Daily, and Planning/Preparing Healthy Meals.  I originally started this as a nine-part series.  Only, after reading an excellent post at The Humbled Homemaker, I realized that I forgot to add cleaning to my list!  I wish I didn’t have to, but there is no avoiding it:  cleaning is indeed essential[Read more]