November 11 is the day we honor women and men who have served in our military. And honor is due them. This is a good time to also think about and honor the civilians who served our country during wartime. There are many examples of those supporting the military throughout our history, especially women. Rosie
It is way too easy to check out of real life for the momentary pleasure of technology in all its forms. Tragically, we could let another day go by where we haven’t done something for the spiritual life of the home. We could procrastinate important tasks to scroll through the picture-perfect scenes of other people
One of the advantages of homeschooling is that we can embrace self-directed learning before college. Think about it. A child in the public school system is told which classes to take for years with a small window of opportunity to pick several electives. Even within these electives, a child is limited to what the teacher
Ruth Beechick said, “After children write well, sometime in their teen years, they can learn some grammar so they will be educated about it. They will not have been burned out on it, and they may actually enjoy it at that time.” Sounds like a nice, relaxed approach. We like to take it easy, too.
What better time to teach about the election process than during an election year? There is more to elections in the United States than just casting a ballot. Our Constitution has details about national elections. Plus, each state has certain rules to govern the conduct of elections. That’s not to mention campaigns and political parties.
Hey Mama, Drove off by myself in the car, just me and the Lord chatting. Well, I did the chatting, pouring out my heart. He has already poured out His in the Bible, His Word. It’s how He talks to us. God’s Word can be trusted. It’s our food, our sustenance. Such power there, such wisdom
Many first starting out with homeschooling wonder, “How do homeschoolers get into college?” Regardless of the age of their children, this can be on the forefront of their minds if college is the end goal. Even though college is not the goal of all homeschooling families, it is for many. When I first started homeschooling,
Hey Mama, When you have a houseful of busy kids like mine, it can be tempting to think that you don’t have time to serve anyone. But that’s the unique thing about the homeschool life. The lessons learned aren’t just from books; they also come from real life experiences like the time you took a