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Surprising Map Facts

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on February 23, 2015
We’ve all seen the old-time maps showing, for instance, all of North America being about as wide as Florida. But did you know our modern maps of the world contain inaccuracies almost…Read More 

Not Until Eternity

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on February 23, 2015
Not Until Eternity “...The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” James 5:16     The mentioning of his biological father being made to sit in the front…Read More 

What I’ve Learned From 16 Years As A Parent (Part 1)

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on February 20, 2015
My oldest child turned 16-years old last week.  The age struck me hard, just like it struck me when she turned 5-years old.  When she was 5, I realized her baby, toddler, and…Read More 

The Nature Of A Mother

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on February 16, 2015
“Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice.” Proverbs 23:25       The frigid temperatures outside, even from the warmth of my home, sent…Read More 

Is a “digital dark age” coming?

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on February 14, 2015
I admit it: I enjoy technology. It has enriched my life in many ways, has helped me be more productive, and has helped me learn new things. It’s also been a lot of fun over the…Read More 

What’s the purpose of education?

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on February 13, 2015
If you’ve been following political news lately, you’ve probably heard of Governor Scott Walker’s alleged attempt to change some wording in “The Wisconsin Idea,” the guiding document…Read More 

Millennials, Homeschoolers, Our Faith, and the Future

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on February 11, 2015
The following is my brief write-up about the Gen2 conference which will appear in the Mar/Apr issue of Home School Enrichment. I’m planning a more in-depth report for the May/Jun…Read More 

The Bombing of Dresden

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on February 10, 2015
70 years ago this coming weekend, the Allied air forces attacked Dresden, Germany. The destruction from the bombs and the ensuing firestorm was so complete that Dresden became almost…Read More 

Investing Time

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on February 09, 2015
“...For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.” James 4:14     “Thank you for actually playing with us and not…Read More 

Ideas for Kids with Writer’s Block

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on February 06, 2015
Our friends over at WriteShop have put together a fantastic blog post listing 22 great ideas for kids who need something to write about but are having trouble coming up with…Read More 

One Year Ago This Week: A Look Back at the Nye-Ham Debate

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on February 02, 2015
It certainly doesn’t seem like a year ago that Bill Nye and Ken Ham went head-to-head in what was probably the most widely-publicized Creation vs. Evolution debate since the Scopes…Read More 

All For Good

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on February 02, 2015
“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     When the accident happened,…Read More 

My Takeaways from the Gen2 Conference

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on January 31, 2015
Jonathan and I just got back from the Gen2 conference at the Creation Museum. It was a wonderful time to meet homeschool leaders from around the country, and to bump into quite a few…Read More 

Should 5-Year-Olds Have Homework?

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on January 29, 2015
I just re-read an article that came out several months ago called “Sweat Shop Kindergarten” (see link below). You’ve probably seen it flying around social media lately, but if not,…Read More 

In the Lord’s Name

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on January 25, 2015
“..... and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.” I Corinthians 3:8 “..... for thou renderest to every man according to his work.” Psalm…Read More 

Blessed Distractions

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on January 25, 2015
My first born child is an academic star.  She would likely have been the top student in any classroom in which she studied.  She learned to read at 3-years old and has a nearly…Read More 

Not My Will, But Thine

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on January 19, 2015
“Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.” Psalm 143:10     Twenty-one was the number that I counted. That…Read More 

The Unexpected Power of Goals and Scheduling

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on January 18, 2015
I’m discovering the power of the schedule.  Our calendar is pretty open every month with only a few commitments each week.  As the new year began, my husband and I prayerfully…Read More 

A Tip I Had to Share

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on January 17, 2015
I took a quick look at my Facebook feed this morning and noticed one of my friends had “liked” a post by Trim Healthy Mama. I knew this tip could save our family a lot of time, so I…Read More 

News, Napping, and Screens: Things You Should Know

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on January 16, 2015
One section in Home School Enrichment Magazine that’s always interesting is our NewsNotes feature—a compilation of recent news items relating to education, family, and the…Read More 
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