Around the World Series

Around the World Series

(This post contains affiliate links.) I’m so excited to share with you Eli’s elementary adventures around the world! Over the course of the year, I’ll share each of the country studies we do.  You will always be able to find an updated list of the posts in this category by clicking on this image in…

Growing Hearts

Growing Hearts

(This post contains affiliate links.) Growing Hearts and Minds James 3:13-17 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny…

The Creation Museum

(While I was provided free admission into the Creation Museum this trip, I believe so strongly in their mission that my family held a five-year membership until recently.)We’ve been to the Creation Museum more times than I remember.  It’s fresh, uplifting and full of learning every. single. time. If you haven’t been and have the…

Our Girls from World Help

These girls pulled on my heart strings.  Manjeri and Sure are from Uganda and our family had the pure pleasure of hosting them in our home for one short weekend while they were in for a presentation at our church.  One short weekend.  I never knew how close I could grow to two complete strangers…

Homeschool Service Projects

I’ve written about the importance of adding service projects to your homeschool before, but I want to reiterate how BIG making time to help others can be in the life your family. Setting up for our homeless guests at church I’m constantly amazed at the spiritual growth I see in my children as we take…

Dr. Seuss in Middle School

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!  In honor of his birthday, some of my blogging friends and I would like to share some fun ideas for teaching from Dr. Seuss in middle school.  The content of so many Dr. Seuss books is far more rich than you might imagine! Dr. Seuss in Middle School: The Sneetches Our…

Teaching Values with Books

Teaching Values with Books

Welcome to Day 2 of my 10 Days of… series on Teaching Values in your homeschool! One of the easiest things you can do in your homeschool is teach values with books and that’s exactly what I’ll show you how to do! This post contains affiliate links. Teaching Values with Books Today I’m writing about…

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