|Safe Haven Newsletter for December 2021
Welcome to December!
We have made it to the last month of 2021. Personally, I am believing for a grand finale for 2021. Things have nowhere to go but up, don’t you agree? And I’m not talking about gas and grocery prices!
Believe it or not, I’m encouraged by the signs I’m seeing. The old system has to crash so that we can set up a new, more secure system with no corruption. I know that sounds impossible, but all the signs are pointing to it.
Our family is celebrating the season by singing! My daughter, Anna, and I are singing with the Katy Vocal Express, a Sweet Adelines chorus. The style of music is Women’s Barbershop. We will perform at least once during the holiday season.
My son, Garrett, is singing a solo and doing a monologue for a theater class he’s taking. He is doing very well, especially for never singing in front of anybody before! His performance will be on Dec.13, and I’m so excited!
I don’t know if I’ve told you before, but I have an Author Page on Amazon that has all of the books that I’ve written. This is the link:
Penney Douglas’s Author Page
I have also written some curriculum that is listed on Amazon. It is mostly journal style and goes along well with the Charlotte Mason narration method, but anyone could use it. If you would like to add some different, fresh curriculum to your homeschool schedule, these would be very helpful to add to your Language Arts curriculum plans. They offer great reading and writing activities as well as encouraging deeper thinking and creativity.
My Author Page for Curriculum is here.
I have a YouTube channel that has many videos about beginning and basic homeschooling principles that will help new homeschoolers and experienced homeschoolers alike. Get educated, Mom, about how kids learn best, so you can provide the best learning experience for your children!
Safe Haven Homeschooling YouTube channel!
And the last thing I want to tell you about is a Google doc that I created for Homeschooling through the month of December, incorporating the magic and fun of the Holidays and fun ways to learn together. Please help yourself to this plethora of links and ideas!
Fun Ways to Homeschool Through the Holidays – December
I hope that you and your family will have a beautiful holiday season this year. I pray for our economy and the prosperity of your family and friends, so that this season can be wonderful for your children.
Plus, I pray that our eyes will be on Jesus, the real meaning of the season, and that we will lead our children to the Christ Child, our Savior, instead of the commercial aspects of Christmas.
In the Google doc above, I listed some resources for observing Advent, which can help us to focus on the real meaning of the season. Many people use a Jesse Tree as a sort of countdown to Christmas. If you want more information about a Jesse Tree, please send me an email, and I will be glad to explain it to you.
PS: Please remember to check out my books and resources if you have a homeschool mom on your shopping list. Especially my book of Prayers for homeschool moms.
Short, Powerful Prayers for Busy Homeschool Moms
You all mean so much to me!
Have a Blessed Holiday Season,
Safe Haven Homeschooling
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