I have certain foods that I like that I'm embarrassed to order in front of people. I don't if that's normal or not. I think it's because I like basically every food and others think certain foods are "gross". Some "gross" foods are more en vogue to like than others. I also get embarrassed for … Continue reading I’m a Little Embarrassed.
Every summer growing up, we would meet my extended family at Lake Greeson for a camping trip. My greatest childhood memories come from those weeks of hiking, water skiing, exploring, and relaxing in the Ozarks. When I was 8 or 9 years old, my uncle decided it was time for me to learn to ski … Continue reading Jesus Taught Me to Water Ski
We now have two elementary lessons per week as our curriculum evolves. There is a Kindergarten lesson – which is a year-long walk through Genesis, and an older elementary lesson, which walks them through the history of the Israelites. We’ll tap into each throughout the year, but for today, we’re looking at the older elementary … Continue reading Here I Am!
Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6. A couple weeks ago my second grader came home all excited because being in a new classroom meant a big new class library with lots of new books to read. He was … Continue reading Learning About 9/11
This summer my 11-year-old nephew came to stay with us for a few weeks. He was getting ready to enter the perils of junior high (shudder) and it was fun to spend some extended time with him. One of the conversation topics that came up over and over was what he is and isn’t allowed … Continue reading Not Easily Offended
A couple of the readings this week are all about being prepared. Children know what that means and it's always helpful to relate reading to their everyday lives or tasks. Every night my kids and I get out their school clothes and put their backpack by the door. I put together their lunch and water … Continue reading Always Prepared
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwcYbo7pjto Hey, did you know we have a blog? Apparently, I forgot. Actually, I didn’t forget, but I did let myself get caught up in the chaos of back to school AND I DON’T EVEN HAVE KIDS GOING BACK TO SCHOOL! Can we all just absolve each other of the things we failed to do … Continue reading Did you forget?