IXL Review

IXL Review

Support.  We, as teachers, can always use the support. Moral support, emotional support, practical support, especially when teaching a larger number of children, but even while we are in the trenches of educating one student struggling with the concepts at hand. IXL,...
Common Core

Common Core

What’s the big deal about Common Core? What is Common Core? Why should the Christian, the homeschooler, the American, be very, very concerned about Common Core “State” Standards sweeping through our education system? It’s alarming to me that...
First Time Natural Dentist

First Time Natural Dentist

“Naw it’s not that bad” I say as I have a flosser wedged under a cavity that was loose but still stuck in my tooth. Blood started dripping out of my mouth. “Does it hurt?” My husband asks me flustered at the circumstances present....
Our Day At the Capital

Our Day At the Capital

God Equips the Called. This year, more than ever before, we feel compelled and stirred within the deepest part of our convictions as Bible-believing Christians, as American citizens, as parents, and as students of history to get much more involved in what is going on...
Practice Monkeys Review

Practice Monkeys Review

Music was always in the plan. Finances, however, were not. Let’s be honest. Finances say a lot, and they were telling my family of 6 kids and counting, “As much as you want to give your kids the gift of speaking the universal language of music, you...
Keeping House In the Midst of Chaos

Keeping House In the Midst of Chaos

When people think of a large family, they may think about the movie Cheaper By the Dozen. Kids paintings covering every inch of the wall with dirty handprints and spagetti sauce decorating the spaces between. Laundry that is stacked in 10-feet tall piles around the...