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
Stories From The Bible holds a treasury of 17 of the Bible’s stories. This book is beautifully written and is a wonderful introduction to God’s Word for small children. “Every story has a beginning. The story of creation begins with God. He was there before anything else. God can do anything, and has the most amazing imagination ever.” – Text from Stories From The Bible.
We love discovering new picture books together and re-reading all our treasured and well-loved books. Today’s featured books are among our family’s favorites. Your children are never too old to enjoy picture books, especially books that have a moral to share or are able to impart the gifts of our faith. The books that I am sharing with you today do both. I am sure
We want to thank you, our wonderful readers, for a great 2015. Our authors bring you reviews of their favorite curriculum each month. We bring you reviews of the curriculum we use and love in our homeschools! Here are the top reviews from each of our authors. Those you read and shared the most! Curriculum Choice Review Author Top Posts 2015 Listed alphabetically, these are
Have you heard of The Virtue Training Bible? The Virtue Training Bible is a simple tool that will help you turn your Bible into a color-coded, highlighted text that will guide you and your children in studying 42 different virtues through more than 500 verses of Scripture. We’ve been using ours for over two years now and it’s one of my favorite resources for family
The weeks before Christmas are a wonderful time of anticipation. The Advent series by Arnold Ytreeide help us built special family devotion time each evening – from shortly after Thanksgiving until Christmas morning! This year we are even MORE excited. Because there is a brand new storybook for Advent: Ishtar’s Odyssey “Ishtar, it seems you have discovered a star that even yesterday did not exist!”
The Christmas Creep–it comes earlier every year! In our local stores Christmas decorations are already out, right next to the Halloween candy. It seems like the push to extend the Christmas shopping season always gets stronger. We know the reason for the season, but sometimes the gift lists and party obligations can put us on edge and cloud our vision. If we’re going to observe
I first came across the idea of Circle Time from Kendra Fletcher at Preschoolers and Peace when my oldest was four years old. We’ve been reveling in leaning together for five years now. And after all these years, that’s still my favorite part of the practice–that we spend the bulk of our time learning, reading, and experiencing together. Circle Time in our homeschool is anchored