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The Sound Mind Investing Handbook, Sixth Edition, by Austin Pryor, is a great primer on investing. He gives great foundational information to help you build your personal investment and stewardship strategy.
The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko, is for anyone who wants to learn more about how millionaires gained their wealth. There are reasons they are millionaires which Stanley and Danko do a superb job of describing.
In Beyond Survival, Diana Waring motivates the homeschooler and lets you fall in love with teaching your children at home. She gives real family examples. Diana flows from the view of education as a result of “real life” not just teaching your children at home.
Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe is a Bible study to encourage and strengthen homeschooling moms. Todd discusses lies homeschool moms often face and believe like; “Everyone else’s kids are better than mine.”; “Everyone else’s homes are cleaner than mine.”. He busts those lies with TRUTH! Bringing both messages with his unique humor.
Peace Within Your Borders is a seasonal devotional. Short, simple to read and take to heart. A quick encouragement to get you through a “tough” day or more thought provoking to be refreshed from deep within.
A wonderful gem! Just the right length to fit into your busy day. Encouraging and thought provoking. Each of the 101 devotions are accompanied by a prayer and “Food for thought” questions. This is the book I turned to while leading a support group for homeschool mommas. The devotion and questions gave a great “jumping off place” for discussion and the prayers left us all “put together”.
A great resource in establishing or re-establishing time management of your homes and schools. Steven and Teri walk you step-by-step in developing your own home schedule. They cite a variety of schedules that work for “real people” living “real lives” and “really homeschooling” in the midst of “real life”; babies being born, teaching high school while nursing your infant.
48 Days to the Work You Love, by Dan Miller, will give you inspiration and a plan if you are looking for a job, looking to start a business or just interested in doing better where you are. 48 days really is enough time to make tremendous change.
In Linchpin, Seth Godin describes how you can be someone who contributes more than is expected, someone remarkable, someone valuable to those with whom you work. I found great reminders how I can add more value at work and in life.
This is a simple Financial Plan Template that you can use to summarize and organize the key elements of your financial plan for review as a family, discussions with your advisor and generally to keep on track.
Have you ever had your kids ask you what they can do around the house to make money? Do you want to teach your children the value of working for their income? If so, try Job Cards.
Are any of your kids attorneys in the making? This is a simple contract we have used with our kids for clothing money each year. It lays out some basic rules for spending the clothing allowance we provided to help shape spending habits.
Interested in creating your own unit study? Here is a simple Excel unit study template with an example Christmas Unit Study along with blank 5-week and 4-week templates.