It would be wonderful fun to travel to every nation on earth to meet the people, explore the sights, and taste the delicious food. We could climb mountains, sail lakes, travel across deserts on camels, and wander through the tall prairie grasses of the world. Rats! There’s not enough money in my bank account!
I enjoy working out. It keeps me feeling energetic, and takes away the “grumpies.” Yet, when you are homeschooling a large family from early morning until late in the afternoon, it can be really hard to sneak in a workout. Exercise We Need Our bodies require several different kinds of exercise. Stretching keeps
In our house, we love history. We don’t see history as a bunch of boring facts, but rather a grand epic that God is sovereignly writing, while men make choices to align themselves with the Lord or against Him. History is HIS Story. We study HIS story the fun way. Discover the Story
I always struggled with grading my children’s writing, especially essays. If they had something good to say, I complimented and praised with delight, then tended to focus on their grammar and spelling. Well, that changed when I taught an essay course with my oldest daughter. She is an amazing teacher with a Master’s degree
What fun it is to teach little ones to write! More than fun, learning to write a basic sentence is a foundational skill that will be built on over many years of homeschooling. Enjoy Simple Sentences Together One of the things I finally learned (probably on child #4) is that the more children
When I was a young homeschool mom, a conference speaker encouraged us to not just prepare teens for college, but to prepare them for all of life including marriage and parenting. How could I do that? I wondered. I decided to have my children think about marriage before they fall in love. Crazy? There
“Look! A clue!” my friend yelled across the carnival ride. We were on different seats on the Scrambler looking for clues! We were determined to solve our own mystery at the church carnival and our pastor had actually let us try! He had smiled with delight when we told him the clues we found.
In teaching children about handling money God’s way, more is caught than taught, so make sure you model what you are teaching. Be humble about mistakes. Here are some practical ways to impart wisdom to your sons and daughters. Stewardship Everything, including our money and possessions, belongs to God because He made it and