A Star is Born

A Star is Born

Whenever you speak the truth, whenever you love someone, whenever you get involved, whenever you drop a bad habit and begin a new one, whenever you say your prayers, whenever you read a good book, whenever you watch wholesome entertainment, whenever you spend time with a family member, a friend, or someone that is lonely, […]

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

I would like to first thank my husband, Don, who is an inspiration and support in everything I do. My children, David and Joseph, give me hope to believe in all that is good. I would also like to thank my parents, Marian and Bernard Sheptoski, for teaching me to love reading good books.

How Can We Say Thanks?

How Can We Say Thanks?

How can we thank someone that no longer lives by us or maybe is even no longer alive? Here are some creative ideas: We can reciprocate or do the same deed for someone else that our benefactor did for us We can say, “thank you” We can pray for that individual We can fast for […]

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Wouldn’t it be absolutely wonderful to watch The Nutcracker  (1892) by Peter Tchaikovsky for free? Well, here it is. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Fireside Nutcracker brings the magic of the holiday season right to your home! This virtual production adapts the timeless holiday ballet for film with awesome music, thrilling dance moves and classic Nutcracker characters. […]

Protect the Children

Protect the Children

Let’s be observant and give our children the care they deserve and need. Ever feel stressed? It may be possible that your child, other children, and youth feel stressed sometimes too. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis at times causes additional stress making children more vulnerable to others. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has […]

Virtual Boundaries

Virtual Boundaries

Keep our kids safe! Our lives are made up of relationships with family members, colleagues, acquaintances, friends, and others. Every healthy relationship requires a set of boundaries. These include physical, emotional, behavioral and spiritual boundaries. Imagine an invisible line going from one person to another. There are best practices for online learning. We need to […]

Fairy Tale Adventures @Thurston Elementary School!

Want to find activities for kids, food, and terrific vendors? Attend the Thurston Elementary School Winter Bazaar. This event will beheld on December 7th from 11:00am-5:00pm. There will be food, activities for kids and amazing vendors/crafters. Come out and support these amazing vendors and crafters. We hope to see you there! While you are there, […]

Special Deals Black Friday-Cyber Monday

Special Deals Black Friday-Cyber Monday

Everyone likes a good deal; a discount. Look here for sales for everyone, especially homeschoolers! One stop clicking is here for you! Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales have arrived. Go to: ABC Mouse Alpha Omega Amazon Ashford Athleta Best Buy Chalk Pastel Christian Book Crayola Dell Disney Elf Educents Fat Brain Toys GameStop GuitarCenter […]