One of the beautiful things about homeschooling is that we can teach all of our children together. That’s called age integration. The World segregates kids into different ages to make them peer dependent, but we can allow the different ages to blend beautifully. While it is true that math needs to be taught sequentially, most [...]
Imagine you live on a tiny island and it’s your job to bring in money from off the island. The best way to do this is to export something produced on the island. Look around you for resources to make something to export. There is no livestock, no large scale farming, nothing valuable to mine [...]
We are all homeschool parents so we know that this is a myth. The children want a break from schoolwork so they can have fun. We want a break from school work for the same reason sometimes. Reality is different however. Some children need to keep working on at least a few subjects to keep [...]
I still believe that sugary treats pack too many calories in too little nutrition so I limit them. More importantly I limit them because eating them is an indulgence which does not honor the Lord or take care of my body which is Jesus temple. I still believe that daily exercise is the best way to improve my weight and my heart function so I do it. More importantly I do it because it strengthens my body so that I can stand and worship Jesus for and hour at church while playing the bass every week.
Deeper Roots sent me a junior high Bible curriculum to review. Since the authors are from my hometown and are also New Tribes missionaries, I was excited to review their materials. I received a student workbook and teacher’s guide (the homeschool edition!). I was not disappointed. Discovering Who I Am in Christ by Jan L. [...]