Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 6.8.17

While shopping yesterday I picked up a few items that point to summer fun - water squirters, glow sticks, flip flops. You know, summertime essentials! We will be schooling through the summer, but that doesn't mean we won't make room for some summer fun. Last week's most viewed post in the … [Read more...]

Using Media for More than Just Entertainment This Summer

As a mother and my children's educator I'm torn between letting my kids have a summer full of fun and frolic or a summer of "let's not forget what we learned in school this year!" Is it possible to have both? I say, "yes!" I've seen a lot of bucket lists for summer floating around the internet. … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 6.1.17

June is here! Though some are still in school, many of you have already officially started your summer. Our most viewed post from last week's Encouraging Hearts & Home blog hop was Summer Observations: Letting Children Spread Their Wings - perfect for getting our summer days under way. My … [Read more...]

Learning from Christian Heroes – Corrie ten Boom

Recently I mentioned to some friends I would like to find stories about missionaries and other Christian heros we could read out loud as a family. Well, what do you know, soon after I found out members of the Homeschool Review Crew were going to be given the opportunity to receive and review a book … [Read more...]

The Kitchen Classroom

More than delicious meals are whipped up in the kitchen. Well-educated kids who grow in to well-rounded adults are also created in the kitchen. In our early years of homeschooling I was amazed when I began realizing how many of our everyday, run-of-the-mill activities were actually educational. I … [Read more...]