How can you homeschool with a chronic illness?  Here’s the next installment of Becky’s incredible story of faith and perseverance while homeschooling with a chronic, progressive illness.  If you haven’t already, please read Part 1 and 2, and connect with Becky at her blog, There is Hope or on Pinterest.  Not even lightning can stop this mom!   …
“Fold ‘em the way they’re bent!”  What does that mean and how does it relate to your homeschool?   My oldest child’s nickname is “the one crayon kid”.  As a toddler and before we officially began to homeschool, his artwork consisted of grabbing the first crayon he touched and rubbing it quickly over a coloring …
For the past 7 weeks it’s been all about Colonial Life for my 6th grader.  Now it’s time to wrap up what we’ve learned in this unit of  American Crossing from Winter Promise. Through Homeschool in the Woods Time Travelers series, my daughter learned more about everyday life of the colonists including their home, land, faith, use of …
    Warning:  this game is not for the faint of brain!   Don’t know much about American history?  Don’t worry, you will after playing We the People Fight Tyranny!  Try your hand at trivia and see how you fare against a society structured far from the one established by the founding fathers – all served …
  The truth is right before their eyes….   “Well, first of all, controversial?”  said the minister.  “I guess if you call speaking the truth controversial, I’ll accept that title.  Anyway, God created all that we need.  He gave us every seed bearing plant and seed yielding fruit tree for food.”   Interrupting the minister, …
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  How can you homeschool with a chronic illness?  Here’s Part 2 of  Becky’s incredible story of homeschooling with a chronic, progressive illness.  If you haven’t already, please read Part 1, and connect with Becky at her blog, There is Hope or on Pinterest. ~Lisa   Returning to the story and hoping you gain some encouragement as …
      If you are like me, you are doing your Christmas shopping online.  Curricula, devotionals, cosmetics, natural cleaning, accessories, apparel and more are just some of the deals you’ll find in this post.  This is my way of saying “Thanks” to the many readers of Tales of a Homeschool Family who are also small …
Welcome back to Module 4 and The Wonder of Water.     Due to lack of test tubes, we skipped Experiment 4.1  The Chemical Composition of Water.     ….and, since we are being honest,  we don’t have pictures to all the labs. Somewhere along the line I put the camera down and didn’t pick …
    I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing Guide to Animals and Creation Basics from Institute for Creation Research (ICR).  Both of these books are well organized with spectacular photographs and clear explanations all from a Biblical Worldview.   ICR’s latest offering, Guide to Dinosaurs, follows these same high standards while maintaining evidence for a …
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