Posts from the ‘homeschool’ category

A Song for Monday

We’re studying modern history this year in school. There are so many great missionary stories to be explored; this week, we begin with Eric Liddell. Later…

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Why We Pursue Knowledge –  “But what if education—what if learning and thinking and knowing—is less about what you do with your knowledge than it is…

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Stand Up and Get the Tissues Ready: I’m sure you’ve seen this by now, but in case you haven’t, here’s a beautiful spontaneous rendition of the…

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A little truth and encouragement for homeschool peeps: Everyone wants to quit in November and February How do you decide what to keep reading and what…

To a Beginning Reader

This post was originally published in 2009.  I am re-publishing it because I am nearing this milestone with my youngest.  I wouldn’t trade this moment —…

Overheard

Scene:  Older two boys completing their writing assignment.  They are learning to insert dialogue into their paragraphs this week, so we do a little role-playing to…

Hither and Yon

Well, we have almost survived the length of a two-week stint without Dad home. It’s the longest we’ve been apart since we married, and definitely the…