I sometimes think the only reason I homeschool is so that I have an excuse to color every day.
I spent most of yesterday at the emergency room. Wednesday, I was playing with the kids and jerked my arm the wrong way. I had an instant of incredible pain in my shoulder and then it was better – sore but not especially painful. I didn’t really think anymore about[Read more]
Now that I can really see the light at the end of our first year homeschooling, I can step back and start looking back at how things are going. There is no perfect box curriculum First thing I’ve learned is that there is no perfect box curriculum. Furthermore, you aren’t[Read more]
Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7 I am a worrier. Peter was a worrier too. And yet, he learned to give the Lord his worries.I like to massage and worry over a problem until I see a solution or I’m[Read more]
I watched the first episode of the Bible series on History channel last night and I thought it was really good. Yes, there were HUGE jumps from the near sacrifice of Isaac to the Exodus. Yes, they left out Joseph (and his coat of many colors) but I wasn’t that[Read more]
I have read dozens of books about how to best study the Bible. I’ve asked pastors. I’ve watched countless YouTube videos. What I have found that really works for me is SOAP.SOAP is an acronym that stands for SCRIPTURE, OBSERVATION, APPLICATION, and PRAYER.Scripture refers to reading the verse as it[Read more]