10 Summer School Rules

In our family, we continue school throughout the summer. Now, don’t get me wrong. It’s not a five-day-a-week all day every day school. We have some rules that keep it light and ensure we have time for plenty of non-school fun. We BREAK til after family vacation. Each year, our Classical Conversations community program is done by the … [Read more…]

A Memorial Day Prayer of Remembrance

This is the same type of plane my grandfather flew in bombing raids over Europe in WWII, a B-26 Martin Marauder. If you are interested, I highly recommend reading a little of it’s history here. Fascinating would be an undertstatement. As many, though not all, of his generation did, he never would really talk about … [Read more…]

What Mother’s Day was Meant to Be

I saw a comment today, and my interest peaked. The founder of Mother’s Day boycotted it? That can’t be. But it is. And here is the story. Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mother’s Day, was the tenth-born in a family with thirteen children. Seven of her siblings died prior to her birth. It is said that … [Read more…]

Top 5 Tips for Attending a Homeschool Convention – THSC is Here!

1. Attend with a friend. From driving to the convention site, finding a parking spot, locating the registration table and deciding on seminars to actually finding the seminars and maneuvering the exhibit hall, having a friend or two with you is invaluable. Splitting up for sessions also becomes an option if that is something you … [Read more…]