People have been buying, selling, and trading since the time of Abraham or earlier. Business owners have carried merchants’ goods to other countries in ships just as long. Solomon had logs shipped from Tyre. Most of the things you buy that come from overseas (clothing, computers, toothbrushes, medicine, toys, cars, bicycles) are shipped by cargo
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.
I never considered myself the “fun” unit study mom. I am still more of a textbook/workbook person. Unit studies don’t always fit with the way our family operates—and that is one of the great things about homeschooling! No matter the method, homeschooled kids excel (www.nheri.org). However, I know the kids need breaks from the books,
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Hey Mama, Are the textbooks working? Is there a subject you are not sure how to handle? Or do you just need something different and fresh? Whenever I am at a loss as to what to do with one of my children, whether they are struggling in a certain subject or I feel
Hey Mama, It’s almost June . . . and then on to July . . . can you believe it? Summer always seems to fly by (even though it’s hardly started), and with summer comes BBQs, picnics, fireworks, and 4th of July! I love hearing phrases like “one nation under God” and “in
When considering engineering products for kids we first need to take a step back into history. From Archimedes to Thomas Edison, few names are as prominent in our history as inventors. An incredible engineer of his time, Archimedes invented the pulley, the catapult, and the cog. We also will never forget his infamous “Eureka”
Hey Mama, So my house is really a mess right now. There’s a tall tower of folded towels on the coffee table which may or may not make it to the linen closet (ever). Often it seems they get knocked over before I can even deal with them. I have blueberry pancake batter