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6 Ways to Make Thanksgiving More Meaningful

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on November 21, 2014
Thanksgiving is less than a week away! I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to some wonderful food and time spent with family. For this week’s post, I reached back…Read More 

7 Reasons to be Thankful for Homeschooling

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on November 19, 2014
There’s no doubt about it, homeschooling can be a tough job.  Sometimes, in our less than sane moments, we may even forget why we’re homeschooling, and feel like we’d like to…Read More 

Great Thanksgiving Reading!

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on November 17, 2014
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, check out this handful of titles for some great seasonal reading! These come recommended by some of our friends and writers here at…Read More 

Stopping the Downward Spiral

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on November 17, 2014
“And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness…. for when I am weak then am I strong.” II Corinthians 12:9a, 10b     I…Read More 

How Hot Dogs Are Made

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on November 14, 2014
I know hot dogs aren’t exactly the best “cuts” of meat. In fact, I’d imagine a fair number of my readers try not to eat hot dogs at all! For myself, I’ll admit to enjoying “tube…Read More 

It Matters Not

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on November 11, 2014
“And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the LORD, and not unto men;” Colossians 3:23     It doesn’t seem right that the man was not compensated for his wisdom. After all,…Read More 

Seize the Moment

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on November 03, 2014
“I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God….in him will I trust….Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;....A…Read More 

Mistrust Without Cause

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on October 27, 2014
“And this day shall be unto you for a memorial…” Exodus 12:14 “And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thine hand, and for a memorial…” Exodus 13:9 “And the LORD said…Read More 

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
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 being a techno…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 
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