Alicia Michelle

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Does A plus B always equal C when parenting tweens? Raising kids certainly gets more complicated as they get older, doesn’t it? Recently I learned that parenting tweens is a lot like how God parents me. The question is: Am I willing to step up and parent in this revolutionary way?

Parenting Tweens and Teens: Looking Beyond the Behavior to the Heart

Does A plus B always equal C when parenting tweens? Raising kids certainly gets more complicated as they get older, […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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This mom has done homeschool preschool FOUR TIMES now and gets how to keep homeschool preschool simple, easy and FUN! You've got to see her awesomely simple methods and resources... she shows you through several VIDEOS in this post!!

Homeschool Preschool Simplified

It’s my fourth trip down the homeschool preschool lane, and I have to say that this one is the most […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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We're in the car a lot! I'm guessing you are too? Here's 10 ways we redeem car time and make it a valuable and important part of our homeschool day.

10 Ways To Teach and Connect During Car Time

Do you spend a lot of time driving in the car with your kids? Yep, me too. And on days […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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What are the secrets to a strong marriage, even in the hectic homeschooling lifestyle? 15 homeschool bloggers share how their marriages are thriving through the homeschool years. Great wisdom and resources here to encourage your marriage.

How to Keep a Strong Marriage While Homeschooling

In the midst of homeschooling, parenting and homemaking, it’s easy for us to take certain things for granted. You know, […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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Our homeschool room has a learning activities station: A place full of coloring books , reference books, playing cards, self-contained art projects, small games, puzzles, sticker books and the like, all arranged in whatever baskets I have available at the time. I used a shelf like this to gather the baskets together. This is definitely a homeschool sanity saver if you're teaching multiple kids!

Why Your Homeschool Classroom Needs a Learning Activities Station

This post is Part 4 in the “Homeschool Sanity Savers” series. Don’t miss the other posts:  Part 1: Monthly Meal Planning, […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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Let's just say that if you've homeschooled longer than two minutes you recognize the, um, potential for stress in homeschooling. You recognize that even the happiest homeschoolers deal with ongoing stress. So let's get real about that. What are some practical ways to cope? Here are 26 helpful mindsets, habitual practices and in-the-moment strategies to combat the very-real stress inherent in homeschooling. You'll also find 25 other stress-combating resources sprinkled throughout these tips (and at various lists at the end). For a total of (that's right) 50 ways to manage homeschool stress!

50 Ways to Manage Stress and Encourage Peace

Ah, blissful, ignorant me. When I first started this homeschool journey, I thought that homeschool stress was something that only other moms would […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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You've met homeschool moms like this. Moms who seem to have it all together. Although NO ONE has a perfect life or a perfect homeschool, these women know (and practice) this ONE SECRET. It's a homeschool secret that changes EVERYTHING. Do you know it?

The Big Secret to Homeschool Peace (Do You Know It?)

Homeschool peace is something I really need (I’m guessing you’re a fan too). The problem is that I seem to […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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Mom competition: Try to deny it, but we all feel it. If we all truly want more connections and deeper friendships, why must we act like this with each other? I'm confessing my part here and sharing my thoughts (how can we re-frame it into something healthy?). Join me in facing this and eliminating it from our relationships.

Mom Competition: Can We Stop the Madness?

I see you at the park, the store or next to me at our homeschool co-op. And I can’t help […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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What if my mess is here to bless others? What if my messy house and the bumps in my day can tell others that that I'm not perfect, and that they don't have to be either?

My Mess Is Here to Bless

It was 1:25 p.m. and our minivan scooted up the driveway into the garage. I knew that a friend of […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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We are busy moms! There's always SO MUCH going on. And yet, the best way we can show our kids love is not necessarily to

Busy Mom Tips: 9 Ways to Be More Engaged With Your Kids

As a busy mom, I feel immense pressure to “love my children” by ensuring that their lives are full of carefully […]

About Alicia Michelle

Alicia Michelle is a Christian life coach, host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, and founder of the VibrantChristianLiving.com community. Alicia is passionate about empowering women to discover their best selves by overcoming their obstacles and boldly following God’s amazing plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method, a simple plan for anyone to understand and apply biblical truth in under 10 minutes a day as part of a daily Bible time. She’s written several Bible studies that use the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method to draw women and families closer to God. In addition, Alicia is a homeschool mom of four very vibrant children (ages 16 to 7), is married to her best friend and husband of 18 years, and loves their country life together.

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