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Review: Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung

I’ve been puzzling how to meet my increasing commitments without losing balance and getting my priorities all mixed up.  In fact, this very week I had to make some major time-related decisions, and I just did not know how. Then God sent Crazy Busy my way. Subtitled A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big […]

Bible Study Charts for the Veritas Omnibus Program

  In order to plan Bible for our school year, I made these two charts.  Since our teens do not study the entire Omnibus program I wanted an overview of its Bible study so I could easily plan their studies. The first chart shows where in the 6 volumes of Omnibus each Bible book is […]

Our Curriculum For Next Year (Grades 6, 8 and 11)

For the first time ever, I finished planning next year’s curriculum in June!  It helps that I’ve gone through each of the grades and all of this material before.  And now I can look forward to a much more peaceful summer, with no curriculum choices hanging over my head. Our big ‘together project’ this year will be […]

Our Summer Theme and Goals

Every spring we discuss what each person wants to do in the summer and we make up a family summer wish list. This year, however, Miss 13 asked an important question, “Why do we have to DO something?  Can’t we just garden a little bit and do nothing?” Well, no.  Not quite.  I want us […]

Summer Survival Guide on Sale this Weekend

School is officially over at our house!  Yes, it is!  This major event happened yesterday before supper.  Miss 10 generously took over Mr. 18’s cooking turn and cooked her first solo supper while Mr. 18 and I discussed the poetry of Walt Whitman and T. S. Eliot. So, here we are.  On holidays.  Now that […]

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