Everyone in our culture seems to be obsessed with superheroes. Everyone talks about the movies and when the next one is coming out. I hear teens and children talk about superheroes as if they are real people. I have watched one or two superhero movies, and I walk away so disturbed by the character
Lady Jane Grey, the granddaughter of Henry VIII’s sister, grew up in a big fancy castle with a private tutor. His name was John Foxe, and he had a beautiful influence on her life as she had on his. Who is Lady Jane Grey? To discover who Lady Jane Grey is let me
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