Our Favorite Books for Teaching Biblical Truth to Our Children

  Ever since I read this article, I've been wanting to talk with y'all about it. These statistics on biblical illiteracy reveal a sad state of affairs. Researchers George Gallup and Jim Castelli put the problem squarely: "Americans revere the Bible--but, by and large, they don't read it. And because they don't read it, they have become a … [Read more...]

Awana in Our Homeschool

I can't remember a time when Awana was not a part of my life.  I first attended Awana clubs as a kindergartner in Sparks.  Over the years, my Awana club, as an extension of my home church, became like a large close-knit family to me.  I learned so much of God and His word, the Bible, through memorization of Bible verses and through relationships … [Read more...]

The Accidental Lessons I Teach Them While Trying To Teach Them

I just got mad at my boys for interrupting while I was trying to teach another of my littles something.  Their interruption was a distraction to everyone and frustrating to me.  I was up against nap time and really wanted to finish quickly.  Several minutes later and two of my littles are reading.  Well, one was reading and the … [Read more...]

History + Timeline + Bible

Today after reviewing our timeline, we read the reverse of the first card.  We plan to read the back of 1-2 cards a day.  We also spontaneously decided to locate the ancient civilizations on our modern day map.  That was great fun for all of us! and really helped give us context before we read in The Story of the World.  I love … [Read more...]