Favorite Writing Curricula

It is hard to find good writing curriculum for your home school. There is a wealth of grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and phonics workbooks out there to choose from, but teaching children to write is a greater challenge.It goes beyond memorization and recall to processing information and communicating that information clearly so that others can process [...]

 
Finish Well is Back Again

We want to equip homeschooling families to finish the high school years well with a firm foundation of faith before hitting college or the workplace. It’s about more than just finishing school to “get it over with”; it’s about preparing the next generation to change the world, to stand firm in their beliefs, and to [...]

Jul 122011
 

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 [...]

 
FINISH WELL! is back again, Nov. 5 & 6, 2010

Laura and I are gearing up for FINISH WELL, our homeschooling high school conference on Nov 5-6, 2010. Awesome year for Laura and I with our children. We have joined 6 other amazing families for a World History coop, beginning with Creation. What an awesome group! We are having a blast! We are also teaching [...]

 
We've been absent too long

Good afternoon! Is anybody out there? I wouldn’t be surprised if all our readers have given us up for dead. Meredith has continued writing articles for the Take Root and Write digital magazine. I’ve been working hard with my own children, as well as the science and math students I’m helping from other families. Next [...]

 
Finish Well! 2010 is coming

Equipping and training because you don’t want to just run the home schooling high school race, you want to … So many wonderful things were said at the end of the Finish Well Conference last years that we just had to bring it back again. Our favorite was, “When are you doing this again?!” We’re [...]

Nov 152009
 

Personalities affect homeschooling.  Interested in how personalities affect homeschooling?  Here are four articles that explain how personalities affect our teaching, our children’s learning, and what happens when personalities collide.  Enjoy!   What Homeschooling Personality are You? Part I (Sanguines and Melancholies) What Homeschooling Personality are You?  Part II (Cholerics and Plegmatics) What Personalities are You [...]

Take a Moment

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Nov 102009
 
Take a Moment

I’m terrible sorry that we haven’t been posting in a couple of week. It’s November and everybody is busy. Powerline Productions is no exception. The test kitchens are going full tilt and the employees are running around nonstop. Meredith is gearing up for a talk at a local homeschool support group and I am preparing [...]

Fall into Grace

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Oct 062009
 

Greetings, Joyful and Successful Homeschoolers! A big hug to all of you this lovely autumn day!  Here in FL, the sun is still warming our days with the intensity of summer, but last week we got a sneak preview at colder days!  We even turned off the air and opened the windows! Today was a [...]

Maintenance Pt. 3

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Sep 292009
 
Maintenance Pt. 3

Maintaining your relationship with your Children I have talked about spending time with God. I then talked about spending time with your husband. Will it surprise you if I say you need to spend time with your children in order to maintain your relationship with them? The time you spend with your children is very [...]

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