Month: November 2019

Lessons from Count Zinzendorf - Christian Heroes Then and Now
Lessons from Count Zinzendorf – Christian Heroes Then and Now

Homeschool conference vendor halls… They are ubiquitous with moms rolling book-laden plastic crates on wheels behind them and children mobbing the booths with hands-on activities. Oh, and let’s not forget those beautiful brown skyscraper stacks of Christian Heroes Then and Now books! What homeschooling mom hasn’t dreamed of walking out the door balancing that giant…

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Teaching History Through Thanksgiving
Teaching History Through Thanksgiving

We have started a tradition in our family since we’ve had children. It’s a brand new one and each year I look forward to it with anticipation. As unfortunately, our extended family traditions have died out we felt the need to replace them with ones our children will remember as they grow up and become…

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Top Book Recommendations for Starting Lifeschooling
Top Book Recommendations for Starting Lifeschooling

There are several books that have made a huge impact on my philosophy of lifeschooling and I would highly recommend that all new lifeschoolers read them! If you want to reform your thinking, the most important thing you can do first is to inform your thinking! Put these in your curriculum budget, moms. It’s important…

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Teaching Thanksgiving All Year Long

It’s hard to pick a favorite time of the year. It seems there’s something beautifully wonderful about every season. But if I had to pick, I would say this time of year when we head towards Thanksgiving and Christmas is the time that fills me with the most joy. And it’s not just the crisp…

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Remembering Christ Through The Holidays
Remembering Christ Through The Holidays

The holidays are upon us. What is on everybody’s mind? Christmas. Christmas activities. Christmas decorating. Christmas traditions. Christmas shopping. Christmas, Christmas, Christmas. It seems like every year we try to cram more and more into our already busy schedules. After all – Christmas is only the best time of the year when we find time…

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