Many of my friends know of our art habit. My mother, Nana, is a Master Artist. A couple of times a month, she teaches my five children an art lesson. Usually these lessons complement our nature studies. Other times Nana guides us in a surprise, like her Mug of Hot Chocolate. Back in February 2010, on an unexpected snow day here in the south, Nana
I can’t tell you how much I long for you to enter this wide-open, spacious life… Your lives aren’t small, but you’re living them in a small way. I’m speaking as plainly as I can and with great affection. Open up your lives. Live openly and expansively! II Corinthians 6:11-13 MSG I’ve grown into the yes gradually. And this is, of course, a habit that
You’ve had one of those ‘I Just Want To Quit’ days haven’t you? We all have. Maybe you’ve had a string of them? Well, the following happened in a Facebook discussion last month. One homeschool mama who thought she was not equipped and many who answered in specific encouragement. Those friends stepped up with practical answers, Godly wisdom, experience and varying viewpoints. Do you have
Based on your reading, these are your favorites for 2013. Some of these are all-time classics from the archives! Plus, we are including those, below, we feel are important to develop in the new year. Your Favorite Habits of 2013 1. Three Gifts for Christmas (pin it) 2. The Ultimate Guide to Housekeeping Habits (pin it) 3. How to Be Your Husband’s Wife and Not
This year, I’m down to one student in our family homeschool. Along the way, I have made changes, tweaking each child’s education, finding improved curricula for math or science, adding special projects to English and history, and incorporating electives for each child’s interest. With my youngest that meant adding a home economics class. As I searched online, I could not find a satisfactory curriculum. I
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As I was putting together a science study for my boys for the upcoming school year, I realized the challenges of finding Bible-based resources. In my search for Creation science resources, I began compiling a list of my favorite websites. I want to share some of my favorite creation science resources with you.
BACK AT IT Back at WHAT you may be asking. Well, for me right now the IT is a new home schooling year. As I am writing this, I only have three days until that new year starts. I love starting a new year! When you are getting BACK AT IT, it can feel like experiencing something NEW. Sometimes NEW just feels so good; like having a clean slate, buying a