Galaxy Buck | What’s in the Bible

If you have read here for long, you already know I am a huge (HUGE) fan of What’s in the Bible – the series by Phil Vischer that walks kids through the Bible. I have known about the upcoming release of Galaxy Buck: Mission to Sector 9, also by Phil Vischer, for […] Read More

Great Wolf Lodge

For about four years now the boys have had some big activity that they have saved for – it started with a small, semi local water park, then an indoor Legoland, then the amusement park Legoland, and this year it was saving for Great Wolf Lodge. They save money gifts […] Read More

John James Audubon Resources

We just finished term one, and with it completed our fine art studies in art, music composer, and poetry. Our artist study was John James Audubon, and as a natural extension our nature study was on birds. I was far more thorough in this area of study than I was […] Read More

History with Living Books term 1 | Beautiful Feet Books

This year, for the first time ever, I am following a set schedule for our history reading- using the engaging books and useful guidebook published by Beautiful Feet. You can read my intro post to this living books approach to history here. Now that we are finishing off our first term […] Read More

Practical Ways Christians Can Encourage Hurting Christians

The mere fact that I struggled with how to title this is a little pathetic because I am the one that has been hurting and, well, that just sounds entirely too vulnerable to say. I went back and forth with words like “exhausted”, “lonely”, “struggling” … and settled on hurting […] Read More

Hymn Lyrics | Amazing Grace

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found; Was blind, but now I see. ’Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, And grace my fears relieved; How precious did that grace appear The hour I first believed. […] Read More

The Habit of Order

Our term 1 habit this year is order. (all prints available as a bulk purchase here) This is being defined as : To put things in their proper places; to arrange suitably or methodically. Straightened out so as to eliminate confusion. Our corresponding hymn is Isaac Watt’s O God Our […] Read More