Rainforest Feast

For my first grader’s science this year, I created a unit study that goes along with the Magic School Bus videos.  Her current topic is on the rainforest.  After my daughter watched a Magic School Bus show about the rainforest, we read a book about rainforests together.  My kid likes…

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Heaven or Harvard? Anti-Intellectualism in Christian Homeschooling

A few weeks ago, someone on Facebook posted a quote that went along the lines of “Raise your children for heaven, not Harvard.”  I pondered the statement for a little while trying to grasp the logic in it.  No, it still didn’t make sense.  It was like one of those…

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Homeschooling a Science-Lover When You Don’t Have a Strong Science Background

Science is well-loved in our household.  My science background in the areas of chemistry, astronomy, physics, and earth science is lacking – sometimes embarrassingly so.  Since the time my oldest child was small he has been into science.  My other children, while not so avid in their scientific interests, have…

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