One of the prophecies of the end times is that knowledge would increase (Daniel 12:4). In my lifetime, just in the area of music, we have gone from listening on the radio then to record players, eight tracks, cassettes, CDs, and now to streaming music through a myriad of devices. And that is just
One of my very favorite things as a mom is to watch the love of learning in my children. Sometimes it’s through something I introduce to them, and sometimes it’s just something they discover on their own, but either way it’s up to me whether or not I encourage that growth and exploration. My oldest
When I began high school planning for the first time in my homeschooling career, it honestly was not that bad. As I watched my kids run around the playground throughout the early years, a sense of dread lingered in the back of my mind when it came to planning for the high school years.
I have been homeschooling since the birth of my firstborn son who is now 29 years old. That is a lot of years! You would think I would have a handle on home education. To be fair, I know what kids need at certain years; I know how to keep records and create transcripts;
When I tell people I homeschool my children, they usually ask questions. One question that almost always comes up is about curriculum. They want to know what I use to teach my kids. It’s understandable. In the traditional school model, the school chooses the curriculum and often supplies the course materials to the students. It’s
Have you thought about the difference between joy and happiness? Happiness is the reaction to something great. For a Christian, joy is the product of Someone great. You can have joy even when your life is in shambles and you are facing an uncertain future. Because you know WHO has your future in His hands.
Is there stress or strife in your family? When the family isn’t rested, there tends to be more stress and strife among its members. I don’t know about you, but our summer so far has been the busiest ever. In fact, we have been doing nothing but running around (all really good things, mind
Many of us use a curriculum to teach history, but using literature to teach history can be a great teaching tool. I am continuing this history literature series with some of the best books to teach about World War I. Using literature to teach history illuminates the time period, helps integrate the history curriculum,