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Common Threads

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on March 30, 2015
“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6     It’s quite disheartening to hear the statistics of young people…Read More 

Hating History

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on March 29, 2015
My oldest child is now in high school and things have changed a bit in our homeschool.  Primarily, the difference between her earlier schooling and her current schooling is she now…Read More 

Discipleship and Media

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on March 26, 2015
Back in January, I had the opportunity to attend the Gen2 Leadership Conference hosted by Generations with Vision and held at the Creation Museum. While I was there, I sat down with…Read More 

Funny choice for a lullabye…

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on March 26, 2015
Kids can be funny. Not just funny as in the funny things they do and say, but funny as in downright strange! Lisa and I were reminded of this on a recent car trip, when we realized…Read More 

Dad’s Work is Never Done?

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on March 13, 2015
Perhaps you’ve heard the old saying: “A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a woman’s work is never done.” I don’t know if things were ever really that clear cut, but if…Read More 

Unmistakable

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on March 12, 2015
“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.” Psalm 37:25     There are just some things that you know…Read More 

But Not The Hippopotamus

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on March 08, 2015
Sandra Boynton has written may witty, fun children’s books.  Most of us have made our bedtime routine with our children far more entertaining with her ingenious stories.  But some…Read More 

Conviction Versus Preference

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on March 02, 2015
“I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee…” Isaiah 42:6     Oftentimes, the hardest season to get through, in our…Read More 

What I’ve Learned From 16-years As A Parent (Part 2)

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on March 01, 2015
As I look back on the first 16-years of parenting, there are definitely things I would do differently or change if I could.  Here are a few: 1.  I would put NO confidence in my…Read More 

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 
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