16 Aug, 2011
15 Aug, 2011

Our School Curriculum for 2011-2012

Our School Curriculum for 2011-2012

Third Grade Here are some pics of our curriculum for this year. These boxes arrived from UPS.  All of this curriculum is already paid for by our taxes. Minnesota Virtual Academy also  provided a really nice  printer, scanner/ copier/ printer last year that she will use again this year.   Inside the boxes: Art supplies! […]

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12 Aug, 2011

How We Decided to Educate Our Kids at Home

How We Decided to Educate Our Kids at Home

I feel so blessed to live in a country where we have choices about how we will educate our children. Last year, the Lord laid it on our heart to educate our children at home for at least a season. Our oldest daughter attended 2 years of public school and last year we decided to […]

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8 Aug, 2011

Free Chronicles of Narnia Audio Download

Free Chronicles of Narnia Audio Download

Stories your family will love. I wanted to share this wonderful resource that was originally posted by Homeschool Freebie of the Day. This is a wonderful treasure for your kids. They can listen to this imagination-packed series of stories by CS Lewis online.  I believe that you will also be able to download these from […]

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7 Aug, 2011
26 Jul, 2011

Two Years Ago…

Two Years Ago…

Psalm 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song.   On July 26, 2009- Two years ago today, God heard my cry for help. In fact, God knew in advance that […]

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22 Jul, 2011

Creating an Atmosphere of Worship at Home

Creating an Atmosphere of Worship at Home

Psalm 8:1-2 The Message (MSG) 1 God, brilliant Lord, yours is a household name. 2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songs That drown out enemy talk, and silence atheist babble. There’s nothing sweeter or more powerful than when children worship the Lord. How can we raise our children to worship God? […]

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14 Jul, 2011

All That Hard Work For Nothing

All That Hard Work For Nothing

Our wheels are always turning. We build homes and businesses. We wake up early, go to bed late, and do our best to keep up. We create. Attempt to innovate. But in spite of all of our great intentions and hard work, sometimes we end up flat. Why is that? Solomon tells us what all […]

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13 Jul, 2011

Our Family’s Favorite Chore Chart

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Our Family’s Favorite Chore Chart

Do you have a difficult time getting your kids to do chores? My oldest daughters, ages 8 and 5 get distracted so easily when it’s time to clean up. Go figure. They have long attention spans for lots of things, but straightening up around the house isn’t one of them. I’ve tried a lot of […]

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12 Jul, 2011

Christmas in July- Stocking Up.

Christmas in July- Stocking Up.

Christmas in July There’s still 8 weeks left before school starts here in MN, but the school supplies are already out. As soon as the 4th of July is over, “Back-to-School” begins. Something else that tends to happen in stores in July. Toys. Go. On. Clearance. Stores are making room for the new fad items […]

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