First Week of Summer

If I had it to do all over again, I would have taken last week off completely from school and then begin on tomorrow after the holiday.    I can always tell when my mind is spinning, and the product of that level of angst and confusion usually isn’t good.    Yet, I was so determined to […]

Exactly what my Family Needs

  O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together.  I sought the LORD, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.   Psalms 34:3-4   I am so excited this morning to tell you that Angela, formally of Fruitfulfamily, now (hopefully soon) blogging at 7PeasinaPod  is celebrating her […]

A Rose by any other name…

Would it smell as sweet?   I was reminded of this famous Shakespearean line when I read through a fairly recent discussion that, after polling the names of group members’ homeschools, suggested that names might indeed make a difference.    More specifically, the concern was that Christian homeschool names might be suspect at non-Christian colleges.   The […]

First year of high school: it’s a wrap!

I’ve been skimming a new favorite on the homeschool circuit, Do Hard Things, by Alex and Brett Harris.   I’m trying to determine whether it would be the right selection for a living book on character next school year.    This book, written by homeschooled teen twins, prompts teenagers to rise above the low expectations that society […]

God in the Dance

 If you subscribed to my other blog, which I’m now deleting, this will be a repeat entry for you.   I am reposting this primarily to capture the few entries that I wanted to save.   Enjoy the day. I talked about identity and passion in my last post, but I had a real-time opportunity to learn […]