My husband shares his birthday with Independence Day so when he was a little boy he thought all the Fourth of July fireworks were for him! Fourth of July really is for him! And you and me! We celebrate freedom on Fourth of July with great fanfare: picnics, parades, fireworks, laughter, and yummy food!
Spring has sprung! The world outside is filled with flowers, the grass is a little greener, and the sky is a little brighter. How on earth can you stay inside and do school? It’s time to take school outside! I was in elementary school in the late sixties, early seventies. Some of my teachers
With the whole world locking down because of the Coronavirus, it’s time for some creative nature study right in your own backyard! Here are some great ways to explore and enjoy nature that are simple, easy, and fun! Birds Birds are so beautiful. There are so many species to enjoy in any given
The week between Palm Sunday and Easter, or any time near Easter, is a perfect time for a unit study. You can create your own unit study using the last week of Jesus’ life as a template, or you can use the one I have created for you. Each day, you will read Scripture
Four-three-two-one-blast off! The rocket soared into space as Americans sat glued to their TVs. John Glenn made history and became an American hero when he orbited the earth in his spacecraft Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962. Your children will get excited to learn about this inspirational man who went into space later in life
God has a plan for my children that He hasn’t fully revealed to me. To prepare my children for that unknown future without any revelation of what education will be required, I have chosen to give my children tools of learning. With these tools, they can learn anything! Reading Ann, a successful attorney, is one
Our mother country England has given us a rich heritage of British Common Law, the Magna Charta, and the best literature in the world. In addition, many of our American Christmas traditions come from our distant relatives across the pond. Christmas caroling, mincemeat pies, ivy, holly, and mistletoe all are adapted from English traditions.
Did you know many of our cherished American Christmas traditions come from Germany? It’s true! If you like baking and eating all kinds of yummy Christmas cookies, decorating a gingerbread house, or setting up a Christmas village, you can thank the German immigrants who brought over festive and fun Christmas traditions for us to