Homeschooling Moms

To all the homeschooling moms out there, I would just like to say—you are my hero! I homeschooled my children from 4th and 1st grades through High School, but I was younger and it seemed easier. They have to master so many new things at an earlier age now. This week I...

God Supplies Our Needs

Last week I did a post on how to feed yourself from God’s Word. I wanted to continue this week with some interesting gifts from my grandchildren that have supplied me with tools to go deeper. I find it amazing that children are more often in tune with the needs...

“God’s Men Grow On”

Before I leave this book and change to another topic, I would like to look at one more chapter Dr. Havner called, “God’s ‘Inevitable Progress'”. If you are a parent or grandparent of boys, or have any role in the life of a boy, the following...

The Willie Syndrome

I have recently been thinking about a story that came up in the Little Town On The Prairie book, written by Laura Ingalls Wilder. If you have read much of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books, you know that a great deal of her writings are based on her life. Names have...

Teaching Children

I find it interesting to teach children. They come up with some very creative questions about any subject matter. They also get off track easily and chase a “squirrel” at times. If you’re not careful, you will find yourself going down the rabbit hole...

Miss Hickory: Remembering Great Books From Childhood

Miss Hickory, by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, was a Newbery Award winner copyrighted in 1946. As a young girl in the 1960’s I don’t remember how I came upon this book in our school library, but somehow I found it and read it alone in the quiet of my bedroom. I...