Welcome to my homeschool blog, which offers insights into loving learning, loving your family, loving history, loving homeschooling, and enjoying your life! With your cup of coffee in hand, take a break to laugh with me, to have your heart refreshed, to be reminded of how cool your kids really are, and to consider the amazing adventure of being a homeschool mom. AND, if you are interested in the History Revealed curriculum, be sure to check out my Teaching Tips!

Ancient Civilizations & the Bible Online Course

If you and your students are considering my Ancient Civilizations & the Bible online course, here are some of the highlights!We will explore the ancient world interwoven with Bible history, including: Rise of civilizations; Biblical connection with ancient Egypt; Israel emerging as a nation and then dividing; How archaeology and the Bible help ...
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Sharing Your Passions with Your Kids

Your kids don't automatically absorb your love of a place, a food, or a subject area. As parents, it's our privilege and responsibility to gently introduce them to these things in such a way that they, too, can begin to know and love what we hold precious.Here's a story to illustrate.Many years ago, I was speaking to a group of homeschooling parent...
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Turning Facts Into Meaning

How do we turn the academic "facts" into something our children can actually understand? What makes those facts become something usable, practical, memorable? When we discover the difference between teaching "facts" and giving our children meaningful interaction with knowledge, their curiosity—and our homeschooling—will flourish!But how do we do it...
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Your Child Might Not Be What You Expect

Scene 1:​The lake.My husband and I are inveterate, if amateur, water fowl watchers.We delight to observe the junior high antics of coots, the intensely punk look of mergansers and the aerial fishing techniques of osprey. But, among all the birds we commonly see, none is more stunning nor elegant in its self-presentation than the graceful cormorant....
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Bonnie B.
I absolutely loved this one!! I've been taking the time this past school year really honing in on "who" my child is. This was such... Read More
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:55
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Speaking at the Homeschool Curriculum Summit

I am delighted to be a featured speaker at the Homeschool Curriculum Summit, which is a FREE event hosted online May 3-10. My featured video, where I dialogue with hosts Todd and Jessie in a session titled "The Timeline of Teaching History to Your Children" will be launched on Monday, May 8th at 2:00 pm CST. I hope you'll join us! You can...
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