It’s so hard to say goodbye

Letting Go

Photo Credit: Aubry Aragon via Compfight cc It’s been a hard decision. To let go. For over a year I’ve been writing here at KirstenJoyAwake.com.  In fact some of you (over a thousand of you) just got here. So, it may be a little disappointing what I’m about to say. This week I’ve decided to […]

FREE: Bible Writer Curriculum Set (Volumes 1 & 2)

Bible Writer Vol. 2

It’s always been my heart to give back to the teaching community…those who are teaching their children at home, those who are teaching in schools, and those who are teaching in churches and small groups everywhere.  There are so many families that are sacrificing financially these days and budgets are tight.  So, I decided to […]

Our Story: How Two Pastors Became Two Teachers

Our Story

Photo Credit: osvaldoeaf via Compfight cc Have you ever had burning questions about life that just wouldn’t go away? Questions like: Am I making a difference?  Does what I do really matter? Is this really it or could there possibly be more? These are loaded questions my husband and I started asking ourselves several years ago–questions […]

A Hands-On Approach for Teaching Math to Young Children

Hands on Math

Photo Credit: *Peanut (Lauren) via Compfight cc In our homeschool this year we are taking a diversion from Math textbooks to a more relaxed approach in our learning. This year we will be moving forward with a completely hands on approach for learning mathematics.  I want to be careful in my teaching this year to […]

The Best Preschool Curriculum for Homeschoolers

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Teaching Preschool can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. The Omnibus Bundle makes it easy for you by including great curriculum packs from your favorite homeschool authors.  You can choose just one…or assemble your own curriculum by picking and choosing from several different books.  All you need is your printer. Included you’ll find easy […]

The Best Planners for Homeschooling and Household Management

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A great start to the school year starts with good plans.  Having a well mapped-out course helps me to be more efficient with my purchases, remain focused on how we spend our time, and creates an inner peace that comes from approaching my days with intention. Planners, in my book, are the stuff that dreams […]