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Happy birthday, Timothy!

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on October 24, 2014
Earlier this week, our second baby turned one. Officially, he crossed the threshold in the wee hours of the morning while I was still blessedly asleep—unlike last year, of course,…Read More 

More Than A Friend

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on October 20, 2014
“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.” I…Read More 

Put No Confidence In The Flesh

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on October 18, 2014
Human beings have a STRONG desire to live independent from God.  Although I hate to admit it, I often behave like I want to control my own success or failure.  When I was a student…Read More 

Making a Connection

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on October 14, 2014
“The light of the body is the eye…” Luke 11:34     “Oh, she’s a stalker,” my daughter exclaimed with a chuckle. “You should see how she stalks daddy when he comes home…Read More 

Fall Fun!

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on October 10, 2014
We’re beginning to sense the first hints of autumn here in our neck of the woods!  The days and evenings have taken a decidedly cooler turn—thankfully!  And we’re seeing spots…Read More 

Whom Do You Love?

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on October 08, 2014
Whom Do You Love? I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.” Jeremiah 17:10     Not…Read More 

Easy idea for family read-aloud

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on October 07, 2014
I’m a huge fan of family read-aloud time. There’s nothing quite like getting together in the evenings to read a short story, a chapter or two from a book, or perhaps some poetry or…Read More 

Homeschooling for the Organizationally Challenged

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on October 06, 2014
In the upcoming issue of Home School Enrichment, Melanie Hexter tackles an interesting topic: the tension between organization and creativity, and how moms who fall on the creative…Read More 

Duty and Love

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on September 28, 2014
Have you ever been the recipient of someone’s sense of duty?  Perhaps he or she felt a responsibility or an obligation towards you so they performed an act of kindness. The…Read More 

How to Turn Your Kitchen into a Classroom

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on September 12, 2014
Do you enjoy opportunities to bring learning opportunities into real life? Then here’s an idea: bring the kids into the kitchen and let the learning begin! Samantha Barnes,…Read More 

Motive Matters

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on September 07, 2014
I was a passionate student when I was young.  I loved learning, excelled at learning, and was usually top of my class.  But somewhere along my educational journey, my love of…Read More 

To Our Dear Ryan

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on September 05, 2014
“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28     There is nothing like…Read More 

Our Flag Was Still There: Remembering the War of 1812

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on September 02, 2014
This year marks the bicentennial of the end of the War of 1812, and if ever a conflict was overlooked and misunderstood, I’d say the War of 1812 is it. Far more factors were at play…Read More 

Do Your Kids Have an Undiagnosed Vision Problem?

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on August 29, 2014
In the Sep/Oct issue of Home School Enrichment Magazine—hitting mailboxes now!—Robin Benoit shares important information parents need to know about vision problems and their…Read More 

X-Rays

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on August 28, 2014
I recently blogged about the x-rays our son, Chandler, received in order to diagnose his bone condition. X-rays have always fascinated me, so I decided to read up on their history a…Read More 

A Wasted Life

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on August 24, 2014
“But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.” Genesis 19:14b     “But it’s a way of reaching the world without coming across as being judgmental,” a mother once…Read More 

Under His Wings

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on August 18, 2014
“I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust…Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler….He shall cover thee with his…Read More 

Why It Matters

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on August 15, 2014
Every year, millions of children are enrolled in public schools across America. Millions of others are sent to private schools of every size and type. And about two million others…Read More 

It Just Got Real

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on August 13, 2014
We knew all along it could happen sooner or later, but somehow it didn’t seem real until we felt the lump on Chandler’s arm. Even then, we hoped it would be something minor that…Read More 

Faithful

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on August 13, 2014
Many of you are familiar with the Samaritan’s Purse Physician, Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the Ebola virus while serving as a missionary doctor to Liberia.  He was airlifted…Read More 
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