While homeschooling high school, Meredith and I teach our children government. This is an important class. All students must study it before graduating. We find it so important that we don’t wait until high school to begin teaching about government. My 17 year old son has actively worked on two presidential campaigns and taken the…

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…

I want to caution you all to not fall into it, if it is not too late. Parents are avoiding math. Moms and dads, we are homeschooling our children. We are not buying books for them to homeschool themselves but that is exactly what many parents are trying to do with math. Many of you…

We’ve been working hard at Powerline Productions, Inc. lately. So hard in fact that we have completely neglected our blog. That needs to change, and it will. For right now though, we have a couple of announcements… We have a new online store. Right now we have 17 of our titles available to purchase for…

Evolution is a scientific hypothesis which states that through a series of tiny changes life has come from from non-living chemicals. After a continuation of gradual minute changes increasingly complex and diverse life forms have been born. The culmination of all these modifications has produced the current collection of living organisms. A scientific hypothesis is…

Pumpkin Bread   ⅔ Cup Oil 2⅔ Cup Sugar or 2 Cups Honey 4 Eggs 1 Can (16-Oz.) Pumpkin ⅔ Cup Water or ⅓ Cup If using Honey 3⅓ Cups Flour 2 tsp. Baking Soda 1½ tsp. Salt ½ tsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Cinnamon ⅔ Cup Chopped Nuts ⅔ Cup Raisins   Stir together…

Laura’s Corn Muffins   ¼ Cup Shortening, Melted 1 Cup Corn Meal 1 Cup Flour ½ Cup Sugar 4 tsp. Baking Powder ½ tsp. Salt 1¼ Cup Milk 1 Egg, Beaten   Heat oven to 400°F. Prepare muffin tins with paper cups, or by greasing each of 12 cups. Combine dry ingredient. Add melted shortening,…

Brined Turkey 10 lb. Frozen Turkey, Thawed 2 Cups Kosher Salt, or 1 Cup Table Salt 2 T Garlic powder 2 T Onion powder 2 T Dried Ground Oregano 1 T Dried Ground Basil 1 T Dried Ground Marjoram 1 T Dried Ground Thyme 1 Large Onion, Wedged 5 Cloves Garlic, Peeled ¼ Cup Butter,…

We serve a wonderful God! We are so blessed to be able to do this. He is Great! The Psalmist can sometimes overwhelm us with his expressions of admiration and appreciation of our Lord. The Lord can definitely overwhelm us with His love and greatness. Do you ever feel like you couldn’t possibly worship the Lord in…

This week we are reprinting a great article by Cindy Short and Sue Welch, from The Teaching Home’s wonderful online newsletter. Greetings, As our culture is bombarded with the celebration of Halloween, we have an appropriate and compelling opportunity to teach our children what God says about the occult and its dangers. The following thoughts are…

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