Homeschooling, Quotes

Food for Thought

“We should allow no separation to grow up between the intellectual and ‘spiritual’ life of children; but should teach them that the divine Spirit has constant access to their spirits, and is their continual helper in all the interests, duties and joys of life.”   ~Charlotte Mason (as quoted in For the Children’s Sake, by Susan Schaeffer  Macaulay, pg. 64)

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Homeschooling, Mommyhood, Thinking Biblically

Of Speeches and Students

Tomorrow, President Obama is scheduled to speak to the nation’s school children.  This speech has not yet taken place, and already Christians are lining up on both sides of the argument, ready to battle and accuse one another because of it.   I have been surprised at the reactions, the harsh words, accusations, and demands coming from both sides of …

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Homeschooling, Life, Mommyhood

Conversations With Hannah

One night at dinner: Mommy: “Hannah, please take smaller bites.” Hannah: “But I have a big mouth.  See?” (And she then proceeds to open her mouth as wide as possible as though proving her point.)   ——— As we are all sitting around the living room one evening, Hannah asks Grandma,“Why do birds fly in the winter?” Grandma’s answer was something …

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Homeschooling Decisions

We are not a homeschooling family…yet.  We do some “pre-school” stuff, but nothing that would be considered formal schooling.  I am just very much of the mind that it is never too early to start learning!  Hannah is not even three.  Although, I am already in the process of researching various methods, and curriculums as we are seriously considering it …

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