My house has been invaded. We’re under seige. There are LEGO men everywhere. They’re in my sock basket, on the stairs, balanced on the bathroom sink faucet, lined in battle formation in the play room, clinging to my husband’s workboot shoelace. There are LEGO men in my refrigerator. We’ve been overrun. Our LEGO men are messy. They leave their teeny… View Post
“Women, children and unbelievers into the lifeboats!” One hundred years ago, on April 15, 1912, the “unsinkable” Titanic hit an iceberg… and sunk. More than 1,500 people perished in the freezing cold waves that morning, including a man who loved Jesus more than his own life. Before the sun rose, as the ship tilted rapidly into the ocean, John Harper… View Post
We love Resurrection Sunday. We know that the whole point of the celebration is that Jesus is alive! Every year, we choose one or two resources for the kids, which we give them as gifts on Resurrection Sunday. Sometimes, there may be a bowl of jelly beans available, but the focus of our gift-giving is Christ-centered books or media. (We… View Post
When I started homeschooling, things suddenly became a big deal that had never even occurred to me before. Take the timeline, for instance. I’d read books with timelines in them; I’ve written books and articles with timelines in them. Timelines are really helpful. But to teach my kids to make their own timeline? That opened up a world of options. … View Post
I happen to believe that when the Bible says that God created the earth and the heavens in just 6 days… He did. I also believe that He flooded the earth, and that Noah built a boat. I believe that what the Lord says is true, whether His words are found in John, Revelation, Daniel or Genesis. I don’t think it’s an… View Post
Science. The very word used to bring to mind long algebraic formulas, brain-numbing laws, and useless facts. Oh… and repetition. Lots and lots of repititious experiments. Mind you, it’s not that I don’t have a solid background in science. I was, after all, pre-med for almost two years before I up and decided to become an artist (and now I… View Post
Once in a while, I find a resource that I’m so excited about, I can’t put it down. All Through the Ages by Christine Miller is just such a resource. My wonderful friend, who introduced me to the various homeschooling styles and curriculums, loaned me her copy – and the rest is history.