In big church, I find myself humming the tune of Happy Birthday to You when we read, “Marvel not that I said… marvel not that I said… marvel not that I said unto thee ye must be born again” John 3 verse 7. All because the songs by the Harrow family have tucked the Lord’s Word into our hearts. Bible memorization is so very important
We are sharing a few of our favorite things! Homeschool favorites for you – on sale! You will want to browse this list for ideas for December and the new homeschool semester. Dates and details are listed below… At Our Journey Westward, you can find creative curriculum like the NaturExplorers series, and how-to teaching guides like Charlotte Mason Homeschooling in 18 Easy Lessons and Loving Living
Sometimes in a homeschool year we find that fine arts is one thing that is hard to fit in. Guess what? I have a no-guilt, no-fuss way to enjoy these wonderfully enriching subjects. With online fine arts homeschool courses, you have what you need at your fingertips. There are studies of famous artists, piano lessons, music appreciation lessons and art lessons for all ages! Four
The Who Was Biographies are a series of books that I wish I had known about with my older two children! They are a series of books (with new titles still being added) that include biographies of people as well as a closer look at places, and events both in history and currently. This series of inspiring, illustrated biographies is perfect for elementary to young
Do your children know the names of the instruments of the orchestra? What about the families of musical instruments? My eldest children know these. But when my friend Mary Prather introduced her newest SQUILT resource, it made me realize that it was time to teach our youngest children more about the orchestra. And what a wonderful resource to use for just that. Time to explore
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and we have entered the rush toward Christmas. With family, church, and homeschooling obligations it can seem like we are always a little bit behind during the month of December. Why not consciously choose to create a little margin? Homeschooling offers us that kind of flexibility. In our homeschool, we will be setting aside the bulk of our studies in
The following is a guest post by Gena Mayo of I Choose Joy! and Music in Our Homeschool. (Don’t miss the discount code and giveaway at the end!)… Today I’m sharing about my 20th Century Music Appreciation self-paced online course for high school. Jake is a junior in homeschool high school and is gifted in all sports he’s ever tried. He loves football in the fall,
Four years ago we moved into the Owl House. A generous friend asked if we had room for a piano–their family was growing and they could use the space. We said yes, and a team of neighbors delivered a shiny, black piano and then tucked into the corner of our dining room. The only problem? No one in our house played the piano! Enter Mr.