Tag: homeschool

Wet hands, every flavor, and practical learning

Welcome to Friday. I’m getting better at consistently posting again and Kelly’s Link Up has been part of my own blogging journey for more than five years. I hope you enjoy these seven quick takes for the week! ~1~ A few weeks ago, I gave in and bought a...

Plights of the Homeschool Family

Out in the world, it’s been an eventful and tumultuous week. In our household, we answer questions honestly, and within a Christian worldview. We choose to place our hope on things that are eternal. We don’t bury our heads in the sand or ignore current events, but we also...

Homeschool is a Journey, Not a Destination

As people search for answers and alternatives, after dealing with “crisis schooling” and changes for the upcoming school year, homeschoolers receive more questions from their public schooling peers and become a resource. Everyone has a story and a unique perspective for why they choose certain paths. Homeschoolers are no...

Lessons from Winston Churchill

We’ve watched a lot of Doctor Who. We enjoy watching and re-watching the Time Lord’s adventures. I get double joy because I use the real-life historical places and people to teach our home school history. Several episodes include former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. He could be crass, but...

Attack of the Miller Moths

That’s miller, NOT killer though you wouldn’t know the difference by the way the kids act when they see one. Not that I can blame them. I won’t disgust you all with pictures – you can look them up for yourself if you aren’t fortunate enough to live in...

Teach your children, Bravely

I am a preacher’s kid and my dad is my favorite preacher. I even have a favorite sermon! As children, my siblings and I referred to it as “the parrot sermon,” because of the illustration. The sermon’s actual title is “Who will teach the children?” using scriptures from the book...