Category Archives: General

Do You Ever Feel Thwarted???

That was my day Monday. As the saying goes, I couldn't win for losing. First, let it be noted that it was Monday. 'Nough said. So, yes, I got up late. And, yes, all the normal morning things took twice as long to accomplish, but I was bound and determined I was going to get  Read more »

History Comes to Bristol

  Last Friday, our family attended a lecture given by Steve Wilkins about Confederate generals Lee and Jackson. Here are two biographies he wrote for the Leaders in Action series. All Things for Good Call of Duty We were so impressed with the stories of godly character from these men's lives. From conversations we had  Read more »

Preparing for Summer

I recieved a nice e-mail from Becky with All About Learning as a follow-up to this blog post that included this information: “I wanted to let you know that we do have a free letter tile replacement program–if you are missing 6 tiles or fewer, we will pop them in the mail for you at  Read more »

Planting Vegetables and Trees

One of the first things that drew us to the property we live on was the huge, old maple near the house. The maple not only provides cooling shade for a house without central air conditioning, but it is beautiful. Given the age of the house and the estimated age of the tree, we believe  Read more »

We’re Ba-a-ack!

As you may have noticed, the Organic Homexchooling blog has taken a backseat in our life in recent years. In addition to the regular challenge of prioritizing how to use our time as we manage a house-full of children, in February 2013, our oldest son, Rich, was in a serious car accident with a prolonged  Read more »

Looking for Organic Homeschooling? Look HERE

http://highlandsministriesonline.org/product/books/organic-homeschooling-year-1-curriculum/  Look at sample here: http://www.organichomeschooling.com/YearlyCurriculum/SampleYr1.pdf Organic Homeschooling is no longer a monthly subscription-based product, but a full-year curriculum. At first, we will offer Year 1 available for purchase. Three additional years will be coming soon as we complete them. The new plan offers weekly lesson plans. It is available as a PDF digital download, as it has  Read more »

The New Organic Homeschooling

The New Organic Homeschooling

Announcing: Major changes coming to Organic Homeschooling! Beginning in August, we will no longer be a monthly subscription-based product, but a full-year curriculum. At first, we will offer Year 1 available for purchase. Three additional years will be coming soon as we complete them. The new plan offers weekly lesson plans. It is available as a PDF  Read more »

Link to Busy Box Ideas

This blog post is from a mom of twelve. I like her easy to implement ideas. Our family will be taking the next two weeks off for travel and visitors, but when we return, I plan to use Charlotte’s list to fill our two- and four-year-olds tubs. Enjoy! Charlotte’s Busy Box Ideas

Three Little Habits that Simplied My Life

Perhaps these simple tips will not be as revolutionary for you as they have been for me, but since it took me fifteen years of homeschooling to develop these strategies I might be able to save you some time and frustration. Clearly Mark Assignments Since I do not use a planning book, I would often  Read more »

December 2013 Overview

For those who are subscribers or will subscribe on the 15th . . . the December  Overview will be e-mailed on Saturday, November 16. I (Kara) will be out of town on the 15th which will delay my being able to send it. Thank you for your understanding. P.S. How’s November going?