There are gifts, and then there are gifts that last. The books and other ideas listed below will be sure to make memories for your family. We’ve enjoyed each one of them and are thrilled to share them. Obviously, some of the best gifts are those that involve companionship and imagination: a huge box, an […]
We are each given one life to live. How do we live it well? Homeschooling mom Ann Voskamp addresses this question in her lyrical bestseller One Thousand Gifts as she wrests everyday meaning from a Greek word, eucharisteo. One Thousand Gifts is the author’s journey to understand heartbreak, faith, daily life, and God’s goodness. After a […]
Although most Christians believe in the importance of memorizing the Bible, many of us find it difficult to do. This is a problem, because as Christian homeschoolers our main task is to teach our children about the Lord, and that includes memorizing his Word. Lately our family has been using Scripture Stickies, a unique and […]
Please pray for the Wunderlich family whose children have been taken away because they homeschool. The HSLDA article begins: At 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2013, in what has been called a “brutal and vicious act,” a team of 20 social workers, police officers, and special agents stormed a homeschooling family’s residence near Darmstadt, […]
As a mom of five, with five siblings, dozens of nieces and nephews, and a huge number of other relatives, I’m used to large families. But many women who, with their husbands, have become convinced that large families are not to be avoided, do not have the background and support that we do. This book […]
Doing good is good, right? Then why is it that only one in three biblical leaders finished well, without abusing power or harming themselves or others? And the numbers are worse today. Leader of a Christian microfinance company, Peter Greer wrote this book to help those who serve, especially leaders, see the dangers that come […]
For the next few weeks I’m going to take a blogging break and concentrate on gardening, hanging out with the kids, sewing, reading, travelling, house-cleaning, wild flowers, a family reunion, walks with my husband, seeing relatives, swimming, eating great food, and sitting in shady spots. Enjoy your summer, and see you sometime in August!