Accountable2You Internet Monitoring

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I have teenage and preteen boys in this house, and because it’s a subject that’s important to our family I jumped at the chance to review the Family Plan from the internet monitoring service Accountable2You. It’s not a filter, but truly a monitoring tool that can be useful on computers as well as mobile devices […]

Sharing Your Childhood: Raggedy Ann and Andy

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What was your bedroom theme as a child? Do you remember having a specific color or scheme to your bedroom or spaces as you grew up? For the most part, I don’t remember a theme, but there are pictures of my first birthday and some cherished toys that led me to decide on a theme […]

Sharing Your Childhood: A Love Shared

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What do you love? Do your kids love it, too? How many common interests do you share with your kids? Get them to like the same things you like, by sharing more of what you like. We’re some sci-fi nerds in my home; we love Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and the infamous Dr. […]

Sharing Your Childhood: Christian Music

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I’m intentionally sharing my childhood with my kids, and this week it’s about Christian music. That’s kind of odd, because Christian music wasn’t that big of a deal when I was kid. Except for one guy. From Carman’s own YouTube channel: Carman is an enigma in Christian music, often described as part evangelist, part Vegas […]

Homeschooling Essentials: Movers and Shakers

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Welcome to Day 5 of the Homeschooling Essentials series! Are you enjoying it? Are you gleaning from it? The final thing I’ll post about as being an essential of homeschooling is what I’m going to call the “movers and shakers.” What are those? Those are the fun things, the games, the activities that get your […]