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. So here is home economics updated. Home Economics Updated As I searched
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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
Stick to IT! The IT being what you know GOD had directed you to do! Why? Because GOD’s plans are always the BEST plans! I have been inspired by the Charlotte Mason (CM) method since I started home schooling (seven years ago) but I haven’t followed this method 100%. Of course I will never be what some call a CM Purist. My goal (again) this coming
I have posted before in reference to Habit Formation … I think Habit formation should be a very important part of child training. I truly believe that God created us to be creatures of habit because having a good habit just makes things so much easier for us. Once something is a habit, you don’t even have to think about it, you just do “it”. Isn’t that a gift
We’ve just finished up our reading obligations for the Six Flags Read to Succeed Program. Sometimes it can be a challenge to find books that will delight their young minds and feed their little souls. So, I thought I would share a few kid-tested, mother-approved treasures that we have discovered. (Disclaimer: I have not personally read many of these books. I usually find books for
In the classic Of Mice and Men, George and Lennie, two migrant farm workers, dream of “living off the fat of the land”. They dream of buying a farm of their own, living off the land’s resources, and being completely self-sufficient. George doesn’t want to take orders from anyone ever again. He is smart and capable. Lennie’s big dream is to own rabbits. A large