Category Archives: Character Training Series

Teaching Values Using For Instruction in Righteousness – Day 6


Welcome to Week 2, Day 6 of my Heart of the Matter 10 Days of… Series on Teaching Values in your homeschool!  Today I’d like to share my very favorite resource for supporting me in the teaching of Biblical values – For Instruction in Righteousness : A Topical Reference Guide for Biblical Child-Training by Pam Forster (published by Doorposts.) (This post contains affiliate links.) Why do I like this book so much?  I use it
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Teaching Values – Lesson Ideas – Day 7


Welcome to day 7 of my Heart of the Matter 10 Days of… series on Teaching Values to your children.  Let’s get down and dirty with some lesson plans today! I’m a very practical gal.  And, since this is a homeschooling blog, I thought I’d share some super-practical character building lesson ideas that you can easily incorporate into your homeschool.  They are in no particular order.  Some can be completed by older children, some by
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Teaching Values with The Pilgrim’s Progress – Day 8


(This post contains affiliate links.) Welcome back to Day 8 of my Heart of the Matter 10 Days of… series on teaching values in your homeschool!  Today’s topic is about one of my favorite allegories of all time – The Pilgrim’s Progress. An allegory is a story with a hidden meaning. In The Pilgrim’s Progress, each of the characters in the book represents a different type of person you might meet in this world as
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Teaching the Value of Purity – Day 9


Welcome to Day 9 of my Heart of the Matter 10 Days of… series on teaching values in your homeschool.  Today I’m writing about one of my favorite topics – purity. (This post contains affiliate links.) How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. Psalm 119:9 We’ve focused a lot during this series on Biblical values in general, but I wanted to have a full post devoted to
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Teaching Values {Resources} – Day10


(This post contains affiliate links.) Whew.  Day 10.  Thank you for hanging in there with me these past two weeks!  I truly hope you’ve enjoyed this series about teaching values and pray that at least one thing stuck out as a good idea to use in your homeschool.  Today I’m going to wrap up the series with two simple comprehensive lists of character training resources that I have found helpful over the years.  Some of
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