Two things I know: God is an artist, and God loves music. The Scriptures reveal these two aspects of God. If we want our children to be like Him, we should not dismiss these two avenues in our instruction. And, we should never underestimate the power of music and art in a child’s life. It
One school year, our studies were based on the calendar. We studied the typical commemorative days, such as Columbus Day or President’s Day. Plus, we ferreted out those interesting “National Day of _____” celebrations. It’s possible to use such commemorative days each day of the month and for each subject. Let’s just look at the
What is wrong with me? I am definitely not ready to even think about school yet. In fact, I am feeling a little down. My biggest problem is my focus is on me! How I feel. What I need. How I fail. This is the real reason for my blues. I need a change of perspective.
Struggling this Christmas? Have faith in the God Who sees and hears! I want to share with you my favorite true Christmas testimony of the goodness of God. The fervent prayers of a righteous mom avail much! Oranges for Christmas It was Christmas 1975, and I was in the sixth grade. Two of my very favorite childhood
We have had some beautiful snow here in Colorado! However, the cold keeps the kids indoors most of the day so we try to keep everyone constructively occupied. We like to take some of these days off from the regular workbooks and learn differently on “cabin fever” days. Here are some ideas of what that
It’s about time to get your holiday homeschooling in check! Thanksgiving has passed, and the Christmas season is upon us, which means things may get extra busy around the house. If you’re planning on homeschooling through the holidays, read on for some tips and tricks to make lessons engaging and interesting for your kids. Study
There are many reasons we celebrate this time of year. The holidays are a time for family and friends from far and wide to get together for good food and fun. The lights on the lampposts as we ride through town at night are magical. There are a variety of Christmas concerts, plays, and church events to choose
Fall is such a fun time to homeschool. I well remember when my children were younger, abandoning our homeschooling classroom in favor of a quilt spread out in the backyard. It was fun to feel the fresh air of fall blowing across our faces. As we gazed around at the fall foliage, it was obvious