Summer Bucket List Idea: Visit an Aquarium

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One of the highlights of completing a homeschool unit study in our family is taking a field trip that relates to what we’ve just learned. Hands-on learning creates some great family memories as well. One… Read More »

Apologia Zoology Giveaway & Twitter Party Announcement

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This summer we are Going to the Zoo with Apologia, and we want you to come along with us! Each month, I’ll be giving away a copy of one of the Zoology texts along with… Read More »

Captured by Love by Jody Hedlund

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Jody Hedlund has woven a tale of love and loyalty in Captured by Love that will capture your heart. Set during the War of 1812, Michilimackinac Island [modern-day Mackinac Island in northern Michigan] has come… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: T-Shirt Painting with Spray Bottles

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Summer is in full swing now. With the 4th of July behind us and the hottest weather of the summer in front of us, it’s time to get serious about summer fun… before summer is… Read More »

Learn to Enjoy the Ordinary

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We are used to traveling long distances to visit our grandchildren. Until a year ago, we didn’t live near any of them. Now, we have moved so we live in the same town as one… Read More »

Backyard Water Play for Family and Friends

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It’s the middle of the summer and the heat is on! Families and their friends want to enjoy fun outdoor activities together, but humidity and high temperatures can make it difficult to do so. When… Read More »

Love Comes Home by Ann H. Gabhart

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The war is over and while some loved ones are returning home, others aren’t, and nothing is quite the same in Rosey Corner, KY. The Merritt sisters are not exempt from the changes that war… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: Homemade PlayDough

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During the summer, most people look forward to hot, sunny days: swimming, outdoor games, and frozen treats. Unfortunately, many of us experience rainy days during the summer, when playing outside is not really possible. That’s… Read More »

Zoo + Apologia = #ZooApologia

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We have been having such a great time visiting the zoo this summer, and our Apologia Zoology books have accompanied us on almost every trip. The kids love looking up the animals we see at… Read More »

When Jesus ISN’T Enough

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A few weeks ago in church we sang a song: “He’s All I Need.” As we were singing, I wondered if perhaps it wasn’t an accurate statement… So many times, I hide behind the statement:… Read More »