Thanksgiving is a great time of year to read a good book aloud together. It could be a chapter book, reading one or two chapters a day, or a picture book every day. Here are our very favorite Thanksgiving read-alouds: Pilgrim Stories This is my favorite Thanksgiving read-aloud. We read a chapter or two
One of the reasons I homeschool is to teach truth, introducing my children to Jesus Christ. I fulfill the Great Commission by raising children who love Jesus with all their hearts. I want to be sure that I educate my children from a Christian worldview. Biblical Foundation A Christian worldview is based on the
A worldview is a set of ideas, values, and presuppositions. It’s like putting on a pair of sunglasses that color how you view life, people, and ideas. People collect little pieces of their worldview through parents, school, movies, and friends. A Christian worldview is based on the Bible. Let’s look at the Christian worldview.
We are up and running. It’s a brand-new year. So much to be excited about. It’s hard to believe that soon this school year will just be a memory. My Missing Photos I have been homeschooling since 1991, and as I look back at our photo albums—yes, I used to get photos printed, and
I can get so busy making schedules, cleaning out school totes, and organizing books, that I forget to stop and dedicate my school year to the Lord. Whoops! Jesus First In my life, I am learning that what Jesus said in Matthew 6:33 is true: if I seek first His Kingdom, then everything I
As Moms, we, like all Christians around the world, are called to make disciples. 18 And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father
The beach is a great place to explore. You and your children can have all kinds of learning adventures along the shore, in the tide pools, and climbing the sand dunes. Here are some great ways to learn at the beach: Engineer a Castle that withstands the Waves Here’s a great STEM project: construct
Flashback to the early 1990s! I was a young mom, interested in homeschooling, who noticed all of these amazing, well-behaved children who respected their parents. I wanted children like that! As time went on, our family thrived with homeschooling. However, my children squabbled with one another. They were not perfect. Sigh. Comparing Ourselves to