A Family on a Journey to the Abundant Life.

  • Family Closet.

    Family Closet.

    Recently another homeschool asked about family closet.  So, I thought  would try and share about our family closet experience.  We decided to create a family closet a few years ago.  In the house we were living in at that time, there was a small den right next to the laundry room.  We bought some metal…

  • Does Scripture ever overwhelm you?

    Does Scripture ever overwhelm you?  It does me.  You know those verse with “always,” “never,” and “everything.”  Here I will give you a few examples of the ones that ALWAYS seem to get me. 1 Thessalonians 5:14-18” We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone. 15 See that…

  • Extra curricular and unit studies (Final post How do you homeschool?)

    Extra curricular and unit studies (Final post How do you homeschool?)

    Do you do extra curricular activities or other subjects? Music, art, and physical activities: We touch on these extras with the little ones in morning worship and in group family work out (20 minutes) after dinner each night. Independent interest in music and art are encouraged with private lessons for students who spend a minimum…

  • Discouraged, then go encourage someone else

    Are you feeling discouraged today?  Then it is time for you to encourage someone else.  I have found that when I am feeling like life is too much and overwhelming, that if I take the time to look to care and encourage someone else.  In the process of giving them a pep talk I give…

  • Do you know what I believe?

    Do you know what I believe?

    This last Monday (Memorial Day), I had the privilege to visit with one of my favorite Vietnam Vets.  This dear friend/relative has always been a joy to visit with.  I met him many years after he served our country.  I did not know him when he came home from that terrible war, but I know…

  • Math, Science, Grammar, Literature, and Character (how do you teach part 3)

    Math, Science, Grammar, Literature, and Character (how do you teach part 3)

    Do you teach math using the Bible?No, we don’t.  IF there is a math application in a story we are doing, like Noah’s Ark then we will focus in on it.  But we do use a math curriculum. Currently we use Teaching textbooks We have used Math U see and do recommend it. We have…