Category Archives: Homeschooling

Thursday’s Thought – Ann Voskamp on Homeschooling

Scholastically, our aim for our children asks the same question that esteemed educator Charlotte Mason asked: “The question is not, ‘how much does the youth know?’ when he has finished his education––but how much does he care?  And about how … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes – Creating a play room and revamping the school room… and everything else!

— 1 — For years, I’ve been looking forward to building my own home.  I’ve drawn up plans, made lists of ideas, and poured over books on the subject.  Our space just HASN’T been working for us, and I’ve been … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought – R.C. Sproul Jr. on Homeschooling

No doubt some parents believe they aren’t good teachers because some outsider has already told them, “You aren’t qualified.”  This objection finds a foothold only because we yet hold on to the world’s goals.  What are we aiming for?  When … Continue reading

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Sunday Linkage

Serving With Your Kids … In our efforts to minister to others, lets not leave behind our children!  They can be ministers, too.  “Children with a mission.” The Blood Song … This little video will really make you smile!  As one … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse Effect

People often ask us how we’re going to prepare our children for “real life” if they’re being home schooled and “sheltered” from the world. I once read a book that answered this question beautifully and today I finally got around … Continue reading

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