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  Homeschool Blind Spots  Josh Harris –  Ready for a little introspection? This challenging article will force you to look at some areas in your homeschool that you may need to take to God...

Beating the February Blahs

I know. It is October. February is still in the far-off land of post-Christmas, post-New Year; we also all know that Christmas is a lifetime away. No need to start shopping yet. Right? Oh dear… But I...

If My House is Messy…

If my bed is unmade… it’s because of the little ones sleeping with me at night, comforting each other ,while daddy was away… sleeping in, cuddling close… If there’s toys...

Doing or Being?

My default is doing. I rush about planning, copying, teaching, cooking, washing, and folding.  Even reading aloud is sometimes simply an item on my to-do list.  I have a tendency to search for worth ...

Field Trip: The Creation Museum

This August we took a family vacation to Washington, D.C., and Virginia Beach. On the way we stopped in Kentucky to visit the Creation Museum, since we had heard good things about it. Our visit did n...

They Think I’m Crazy to Homeschool

You know exactly who “they” are. They are the ones who furrow their brow and stare a long time before answering when you say, “We homeschool.” They have no idea how much it took to muster up the cour...

I Need Eleven!

photo courtesy Susan at From the Narrows Have you ever been baffled or surprised by something your child says? You may be certain that you heard the words correctly, but they don’t make sense. ...