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…

Homeschooling, Seriously

Homeschooling, Seriously

“My child will never have a job where he needs to know algebra.  We’re just teaching consumer math and being done with it.” “I know God isn’t preparing my child for college, so I don’t plan to worry too much about high school requirements.” “As long as my kids know the Lord, the rest of…

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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