At this time of year, everyone is starting to think about what they are thankful for. There are so many things to praise God for, but a big one for our family is homeschooling. We are so blessed to be able to homeschool in this country. Even with all the busyness of the day-to-day lessons, planning, cleaning and chaos that goes with homeschooling, we have so much to be thankful for. Homeschooling is a LOT of work, but so worth it. There are days I wonder what it would be like to send all my kiddos on the yellow bus and have the day to actually do what I want to do for a change. Other days, I love teaching but feel like […]
Is going shopping on Thanksgiving day worth it? Do you sacrifice time with family and friends for shopping? We throw out the reasons why the stores should respect Thanksgiving and give everyone, including the employees of the stores, time to visit with family. But in the end we always seem to come back to going shopping. All of the reasons why shopping shouldn’t be on Thanksgiving are of course still true, but when it comes down to me handing out our hard earned money, I want to hand over as little of it as possible. Don’t think that we give up on Thanksgiving. Oh no, that does not happen.