Hey Mama, What do you think of when you hear the words “geography” or “geology”? Maps. Rocks. Or maybe TERROR at the idea that you’ll have to teach these subjects someday? (grin) Be at peace, Mama. There is a greater purpose behind these ominous subjects. They remind us that we serve a God of order

Getting Down…on the Farm, Mama

Hey Mama, Farm life. Who has not, at least at some point, had grandiose dreams of starting a farm—large or small—that they could call their own? When I was a kid, every girl I knew wanted a horse, including me. I never got one . . . but I was given a goose (more about

Why We Homeschool

We’ve all been asked, “Why do you homeschool?” I always give a different answer depending on where I am, what I am doing, and how much time I have until the kids get antsy. Putting down my answer in words gave me clarity and helped me remember some basics that I can now share quickly.
Hey Mama, Don’t know what it’s like at your house, but sometimes the speeches and debates at my house are “discussions” about rules and chores the kids don’t want to do. Maturity is about the only thing that can change those debates. If you’re looking for teaching tips for speech, debates, or mock trials, check

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