It’s that time in our high school homeschooling where we write a novel. This year we are writing a cozy mystery. Yes, I decided years ago, that all of my children would spend one year in high school writing a novel. It’s been fun but also such a learning experience, and, as an added
My mother passed her worn copy of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott to me. I read it many times delighting over Meg’s twins, feeling frustrated with Amy’s selfishness, and sobbing when Beth died. I loved Marmee’s gentle nature, the dramas acted out in the attic, and the friendship with Laurie and his grandfather.
Two things matter to me when I teach history. I want my children to see history as HIS Story, to see the Lord’s hand in all that has happened in the past and will happen in the future. Also, I want us to have a blast as we explore past events, places, and people.
To celebrate the 103rd birthday of the National Park Service, you get in free on August 25, 2019. There are more than 400 parks across the country ready for your visit. You can visit beautiful places at Grand Canyon National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Yosemite National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Redwood
“For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep.” (Acts 13:36, NASB) David fulfilled God’s purpose in his own generation, and then fell asleep for all eternity. This raises questions. Are we fulfilling God’s purpose in our own generation? Are our children being raised to fulfill
“What was your favorite homeschool co-op class this past year?” I asked Martha. “I loved the newspaper class!” she gushed. “I loved seeing my articles in the newspapers we made!” As we chatted, I found my mind wandering back to the reasons we had a newspaper writing class to being with. You see, there
Two of my daughters got married within two months of one another. It was a crazy time, but after the dust settled, there was an empty room with pink walls that had been mostly hidden by posters and pictures. I also inherited my aunt’s old-fashioned bed and matching furniture, which perfectly matched the pink
Did you know that June 4th is National Cheese Day? Folks all over the world are encouraged to eat cheese. So go ahead and eat macaroni and cheese, fondue, grilled cheese sandwiches, cheese soup, or cheese and crackers. You can also turn National Cheese Day into a learning experience. History of Cheese We