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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 

Heeding the Nudge

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on August 11, 2014
“Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus.”  II Corinthians 7:6   She spotted me while she was waiting in a long line…Read More 

Papa Of Three Daughters

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on August 06, 2014
“For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.”…Read More 

What It’s Really About

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on August 01, 2014
We’re just a matter of weeks away from the start of a new school year. With that in mind, I thought it would be a great time to share some excerpts from an article that will be…Read More 

Albert Goering

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on August 01, 2014
You have probably heard of Hermann Goering, one of Adolf Hitler’s yes-men and a top-ranking Nazi official during World War 2. But I was surprised to hear recently that Hermann had a…Read More 

For the Children’s Sake

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on July 28, 2014
“The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness…that they may teach the young women…to love their children…to be discreet, chaste, keepers at home…that the…Read More 

Happy Birthday, USPS!

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on July 26, 2014
Having worked in various aspects of the publishing industry for close to 20 years now, the Post Office has always been interesting to me. So it’s with great admiration that I say…Read More 

Lessons from the Lawn

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on July 23, 2014
I spoke about weeds in my last blog.  Perhaps I’m in a rut, but I want to speak about weeds again. The last couple of years have been very dry in Colorado and almost every lawn…Read More 

Avoiding Regrets

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on July 22, 2014
“So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” Psalm 90:12 “Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.” Colossians 4:5   …Read More 
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