Category Archives: Homeschooling

You’re probably already familiar with the Magic School Bus books. But, if you’re not, you’re in for a real treat! These books demonstrate how much fun learning (and teaching) can be! Each Magic School Bus book starts out in Ms. Frizzle’s classroom. But, you soon discover it’s not your everyday, run-of-the mill classroom. Known to Continue Reading →

I can hardly wait! In just a few weeks we’ll be lighting the grills and flying American flags in celebration of our nation’s birth! Hamburgers and hot dogs will be sizzling over a bed of hot coals, eggs will be deviled, the sweet smell of molasses will permeate our homes as baked beans are pulled from the oven, buttery Continue Reading →

CHARACTER. Is there anything more important that we can instill in our children? Character defines a person, it defines a family, it defines a nation. Greek philosopher Heraclitus wisely stated, “Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed Continue Reading →

Do you ever feel like you used to be a “fun mom”…UNTIL you started homeschooling? When love and laughter are replaced by tears and frustration that’s when you’ll want to get back to basics and reexamine the “Three R’s.” 1. Remember Do you remember the reasons you started homeschooling? Write them down and post them where you’ll see them. Continue Reading →

Tradition! I had the privilege of recently attending a church series about Jewish traditions with the movie Fiddler on the Roof as its springboard. Tevya, the father and film’s beloved main character, opens the first scene as if singing directly to you regarding the importance of Jewish tradition. He explains that it is by following Continue Reading →

What do you serve for breakfast in a magical, winter wonderland?  Snow cream of course! For those of us living in the South, life comes to a screeching halt when snow begins to fall.  Businesses close and whole families, not just children,  enjoy a snow day!  Dixie is hushed and our lives put on hold as we celebrate our Continue Reading →

Do you remember the show Mission: Impossible? Each episode began with a tape recorded message explaining a covert mission and ending with “Your mission…should you decide to accept it…” The message alerted the agent to the dangers involved in the mission and ended with the words, “This tape will self-destruct in five seconds. Good luck…” Continue Reading →

America’s story of liberty is one of the greatest detective novels ever written! It is teeming with characters of intrigue and “who-done-its” waiting for us to uncover the clues of who they were, how they lived, what they did, and “why-they-done-it.” And it is more important now than ever in our nation’s history to pass Continue Reading →