Summer Reading Suggestions and Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop

  Summer is in full swing and the heat index is rising. I'm so grateful for our a/c these days. It makes the heat and humidity more bearable and also sets the stage for relaxing afternoon reading time. What are you and your kids reading this summer? In recent month's we've enjoyed … [Read more...]

Summer Family Activities and Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop

This week I find myself at church camp with my family. While I'm teaching kids to knit, crochet and embroider so they can earn a merit badge, my own children are busy being campers themselves and my husband is doing handyman jobs wherever he's needed. Fun family times! Here are a few more ideas for … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 6.22.17

It's Thursday! Let's get right down to business. 10 Read Alouds for the Family Campfire was our most viewed post last week. I love her list! Many are favorites of ours. You'll want to add these to your summer reading list!   My features this week are: DIY Magnets even kids can … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 6.15.17

Is everyone busy 'summering' yet? It looks like a trend. Last week's most viewed post in our Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop was Create a Summer Reading Program. I liked the ideas Leah had to share! My features for this week are: Summer Activities for Teens (and Tweens) 10 Fun … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Child for Life with an Internship for High School Credit

Alternative forms of education are not a new idea to homeschoolers, which is why I was very happy to receive and review a copy of  Internship for High School Credit from Apologia Educational Ministries. The concept of an internship is not new. Until recent times, the most common way to prepare a … [Read more...]