The big event for me yesterday was receiving a box with all our new homeschooling books (for next fall) in it. We order from many different companies (including ABeka and lots of used books on Amazon and Ebay), but our biggest order this year was from Rainbow Resource. Well, our roads are so ... Read More about Christmas in March!
The kids are always drawing and coloring around here, so I thought I'd show you some pictures. These two are from Kiersten. The first is a kitty-cat picture she drew. She says this is her imaginary cat "Dee-lah." The other picture is of herself wearing dress-up clothes, she says. "The ... Read More about Kiersten colors some pictures
Here are some of my favorite quotes. In fact, they're hanging right here on my wall next to my desk, framed in pretty little frames. "Whatever doesn't make me happy has the potential to make me holy." -- by my friend Jenny "Faith in a prayer-hearing God will make a prayer-loving ... Read More about Favorite Quotes
I really like the Bible-based spelling lessons I found for free on the Internet. My oldest daughter spells very phonetically... you know... fonetikly. :-) But for some reason, this spelling has helped her. It's not fancy, but I like how it combines dictation with old-fashioned review. I also ... Read More about Spelling that has helped my daughter…
I've gotten in trouble with this question before, so I don't know why I'm going to risk opening up a can of worms again, but somehow I stumbled on a point-less, never-ending debate on a religious forum (I wouldn't recommend visiting, LOL), and I was frustrated at how afraid we all are to address ... Read More about The Bible Has Everything – Part 1
Well, phooey. I wanted to blog every day this week, but hey, what I've done so far is an improvement. I almost posted on Friday. It still feels like Friday, only it's after midnight so it's officially Saturday. My hubbie and I had a great time sitting at the table this evening, drinking ... Read More about The Beauty of Life
I wrote the following e-mail to a friend this morning, and I thought it might be helpful to someone else, too....Her question: My question is about handwriting. This seems to be my weak area of teaching. My almost 9yo has deplorable writing and my 7 year old is no better. What do you use? ... Read More about Teaching Handwriting
It's been over a year since I posted on my blog. What a year it's been! Sickness wiped me off my feet (adrenal insufficiency/hypothyroidism), but praise God, He's helping me feel better every day. I hope to post some of the things I've learned this last year... but not tonight. What's brewing in ... Read More about It’s been awhile…