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Need Encouragement?

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on January 29, 2016
In the upcoming issue of Home School Enrichment Magazine, we’ve got a compilation of tips and ideas from homeschooling moms about how to refresh and encourage yourself when…Read More 

Jesus is Left Out…But That’s Not a Problem?

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on January 28, 2016
I came across a news item recently about Bonnie Henthorn, the president of the Travis County (West Virginia) Board of Education, pulling her kids out of public school during…Read More 

Competitions

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on January 28, 2016
Like most homeschooling parents, I was raised in the worldly, non-Christian environment of public school.  The world system tells people to fight and claw their way to success. …Read More 

Seeking A Godly Seed

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on January 27, 2016
“And their seed shall be known among the Gentiles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them, that they are the seed which the LORD hath…Read More 

Grandbaby #6 has arrived!

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on January 26, 2016
Little Elliott Asher Kenton Lewis was born on January 21st, and he is just as cute and sweet as can be!  We’re all praising God for a healthy beautiful baby and a safe delivery for…Read More 

Welcoming Elliott

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on January 23, 2016
He took his sweet time getting here, but after weeks of daily, escalating false labor and at least three false alarms for the “real thing,” Elliott Asher Kenton Lewis has finally…Read More 

Move Over, Martha

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on January 15, 2016
In keeping with a habit I began more than a couple of decades ago, I spent some time near the end of 2015, reflecting on the past months and thinking and praying about plans and…Read More 

Too Many Tests

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on January 14, 2016
One hundred and twelve. That’s the number of mandated standardized tests a typical American public school student will take between pre-K and twelfth grade, according to a study…Read More 

How we found the joy of parenting

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on January 14, 2016
For some couples, the joy of parenting comes naturally. Others never find it – perhaps never even seek it. Between those two extremes are all those parents who do experience joy in…Read More 

Mr. Snowman

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on January 14, 2016
Abigail loves snowmen. Every time it snows, she wants to build one. So when our area got hit with a few inches last week, a snowman was one of the first things Abby wanted to do. …Read More 

The Wonder of Snowflakes

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on January 12, 2016
I've probably blogged before about “Snowflake Bentley,” but his work is too good to only share once. With a strong interest in the beauty of snowflakes beginning at the age of just…Read More 

New Website Design Coming Soon

Posted in Official HSE Blog by Home School Enrichment on January 12, 2016
Please be watching our website (and our e-newsletter) for a new design which is scheduled to be released soon. It looks a lot different, but it's still the same HSE!   The current…Read More 

Let God Write Your Story

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on January 10, 2016
“I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways…” Isaiah 45:13         It was one of those stories that went right to my heart. Even after hearing it two days…Read More 

Need For Renewal

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on January 05, 2016
“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10        From time to time I find myself in need of a “spiritual renewal.” Maybe I hit the ground…Read More 

The Secret of Homeschooling Success

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on December 31, 2015
I have found the secret of successful homeschooling.  Want to hear it?  The secret of success is not finding the perfect curriculum.  I’ve known people who use traditional classroom…Read More 

What About Andrew?

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on December 26, 2015
Whatever happened to Andrew?  We meet Andrew as he brings his better known brother, Peter, to meet Jesus.  Andrew finds the lad with the 5 loaves and 2 fish and he helps Philip bring…Read More 

One of my Fondest Christmas Memories!

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on December 19, 2015
Sometimes, during the Christmas season we can get so busy trying to make a perfect holiday.  We want to go here and there.  We want to visit with these people and those people.  We…Read More 

Turn Off Autopilot - It’s Christmas Time!

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on December 18, 2015
The other evening I was wrapping Christmas presents.  The Christmas lights were on and candles were burning.  Scents of Christmas wafted here and there.  Our favorite CD of Carols…Read More 

History of Wrapping Paper

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on December 18, 2015
If there's one thing that seems ubiquitous around Christmas time, it's wrapping paper. But did you ever think about the history of this simple commodity? It's actually quite…Read More 

Parents Matter

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on December 18, 2015
It has long been recognized that parents play a crucial role in the educational development of their children. Even among non-homeschoolers, parental involvement in education is one…Read More