Top Ten Takeaways:

Featured Articles:

Counting Our Blessings

By Various Authors

101 Reasons to be Thankful for Homeschooling


Breathing Life Into Algebra

By Katherine Loop

Believe it or not, algebra really can be taught in a way that's meaningful and engaging!


Relearning to Say Thank You

By Lea Ann Garfias

We teach our children to say "thank you," but perhaps it’s we adults who need the lesson most of all


The Wonderful Sound of Music

By Karen Doll

"O sing unto the LORD a new song: sing unto the LORD, all the earth."


Percents, Pancakes, and Perseverance

By Jamie Gross

The lessons we all learn from the boring subjects


Why Math Isn’t Religiously Neutral

By Israel Wayne

Secular worldviews can’t make sense of math. Christianity does.


Homeschooling With Love

By Gretel Deem

The homeschooling mom’s paraphrase of 1 Corinthians 13


Give the Best Gift

By Rebecca Brandt

I can't always grant all my children's desires, but there's one thing I can always share with them.


What Is Man?

By John Hofland

How a culture portrays man in their art can give us clues about their worldview.


Fun and Games

By Patrick & Katherine Lysaght

Board games aren't just fun - some of them can be very educational, too!


Reviews in This Issue:

The Defense of New Haven (DVD)

Reviewed by Jonathan Lewis

Little Crew Studios, operated by the homeschooling Steege family, burst onto the scene of independent Christian filmmaking back in 2011 with the release of their inaugural film, Runner from Ravenshead. Featuring an all-child cast, Runner…Read 


Hope Unfolding

Reviewed by Linnea Lewis

Hope Unfolding: Grace-Filled Truth for the Momma’s Heart is a great book for moms. I enjoyed Becky’s humor, her honesty, her appreciation of the difficulties and delights of mothering, and her heart for Jesus. She speaks truth in this…Read 


Mary of the Mayflower

Reviewed by Matthew Lewis

I kind of figured there were enough books written about the Mayflower and Pilgrims. Then I read Mary of the Mayflower by Diane Stevenson Stone and decided it was a pretty worthy addition!  The book tells the story of Mary Chilton, who…Read 


America’s Struggle to Become a Nation: Understanding the Foundations of Freedom

Reviewed by Jonathan Lewis

History has always been one of my favorite subjects, and if I know anything about homeschoolers, I’m not alone. Even so, my enthusiasm isn’t universally shared. You know the old complaint about history, right? “Why do I have to learn…Read