Tim Tebow and Being Overwhelmed

We are this minute watching Tim Tebow’s last collegiate game. He is the present “poster boy” for homeschooling, and a better example would be hard to find. Luke just noticed that he has written Eph.2:8-10 on his face. We looked it up and there it says: “For it is by […]

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Sheep and Sweet Potato Poop

We have just finished being with family over Thanksgiving…what a blessing! I hope all you parents are INTENTIONALLY making meaningful memories by noticing all the giftings of your particular family. My brother-in-law and sis-in-law have been raising sheep this year. It is FASCINATING watching them grow from newborn lambs to […]

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Sex and Math

There are many things which I cannot fully grasp, but I know that they are true: God loves me and wants a personal relationship with me. That you can love your 2nd, 3rd, and 4th born as much as you loved that firstborn. That two can become one. That I’ve […]

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Legos, Rockets and Digestion

In a graduate class I am taking right now, we heard today about testing for different learning styles. This is nothing new to me–in my book, I even have a quick test you can give your kiddo to find out if he is a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner. Most […]

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Homeschooling is NOT a Snooze

Since learning of our FOURTH expected grandchild, I remembered how one of our own kiddoes never slept through the night until he was 18 months old. I recall getting up in the middle of cold, dark nights and sitting up in a creaky rocker, nursing. After many months of this, […]

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Chaos and Delayed Gratification

So, there are very few homeschooling homes that would be featured in “Architectural Digest” magazine. First, our proudest possession is not our home, and most of us are a one-income family. In addition, we encourage discovery and creative exploration in our children everyday–in essence, we live in a learning laboratory. […]

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