From Trash to Treasure-How to Upcycle Your Leftover Christmas Wrapping Paper

The days pass so slowly, dragging like a child who claims she isn’t sleepy, until finally Christmas morning arrives. Some children barely sleep, pouncing on parents in the wee hours of the morning. Others make it until sunrise before sneaking in to see if presents have appeared overnight. Thankfully, my children wait until the “sun […]

Last Minute Educational Gifts (that are still fun)

I love the holiday season, price but one part that I dread is the numerous little cluttery toys that the children get this time of year from friends and family. I am happy that people love giving my children gifts, but we live in a small house. Every new toy that comes in displaces another. […]

A Holiday Gift Guide for Homeschoolers!

? Happy Holidays! ? The Educents team is excited to share their favorite deals and products with you this holiday season. Each staff member chose their favorite deal for the holidays and included it in this handy guide. Check out the deals, drug including free apps, price art & craft supplies, mind personalized books, LEGO […]

5+ Gifts for Learning That Won’t Break the Bank

It seems like every year I fall into the same old rut of buying my kids more toys for Christmas even though I tell myself before I go shopping that they don’t need.any.more.toys. This Christmas my husband and I are both on board to only get our kids gifts that can be considered educational. That doesn’t […]

DIY Christmas Baubles

These gorgeous DIY Christmas Baubles are made from just a piece of paper and a couple of brads or paper fasteners. They beautiful baubles can be used as decorations on the Christmas tree or when the string is taken off as decorations on the table. They are really easy to make and with so many wonderful […]

Preparing Your Family for the Holiday Season

With the seemingly insurmountable pressures placed on families during this time of year, order many of us might feel we lack the spiritual foundation or the knowledge to chart a clear-cut course to keep our family grounded this holiday season. We might even question whether we are equipped to nurture our children’s souls or if […]

12 Easy Craft Stick Christmas Decorations that Children Can Make

I mentioned on my Facebook page not too long ago that my children and I were determined to deck our Christmas tree in 100% handmade Christmas ornaments. It’s been a ton of fun scouring Pinterest for ideas and spending time with my little ones crafting together. I’ve decided to extend our DIY holiday crafting and […]

Learn About the Story of Christmas with Buck Denver {A Why Do We Call it Christmas? Review and Giveaway!}

Children are often filled with curiosity towards the world around them. They want to know the who, what, when, where, and why of everything. As a parent, sometimes it’s hard to be ready with the right answers.  As Christmas approaches, your child may have some questions about the common traditions that accompany it.  If you […]

5 Essentials for a Christmas Family Movie Night {A Review}

We love to have family movie nights in our home. It’s just a great reason to throw on our jammies and pile together in piles of pillows in the living room . The Christmas season often brings even more of these nights because of all the great holiday specials that come on television in the […]

Meet Melk the Christmas Monkey-An Elf on the Shelf Alternative for Christian Families

November has arrived and even though I’m planning and looking forward to the annual stuff-myself-until-I-cannot-breathe Thanksgiving celebration, my mind is also on the upcoming Advent season. Christmas is the best time of year. I love the family togetherness, the crafts, the baking, the sights, sounds, and smells.  Even as an adult, there is something purely […]