The Opposites

A memory game in a tattered pink box lies with other games in a drawer of my grandmother’s chifferobe in our living room. The game is called Match the Opposites. I ordered it from the Current catalog back in the 1980s, long before anyone ever heard of ordering online. Instead of the typical memory game where players […]

Daily Back-to-School Checklist

Here’s your Back-to-School Checklist that you can print and share. Download Back-to-School Checklist Do you have the perfect plan for each of your children this year? Do you have everything you need? Are you on track? Are you excited or nervous? Are you confident or afraid? Do you feel happy or burdened? Parents have always […]

Mothers of Grace

Print this download to help you remember that God trusts you to be your children’s mother. Download “He Chose You” Can you describe a typical homeschooling mother? Do you know what curriculum she uses, what kinds of activities her children do, what kind of house she lives in, or what she feeds her family? Does […]

One Moment, Please

Mary Evelyn, her children, and I spent yesterday at the first two of three sessions of tryouts for this year’s Homeschool Dramatic Society play in September. Everybody who signs up in time gets in; she just needs to know what they can do. Our subject this year is Irish missionary to India, Amy Carmichael. Mary […]

Lessons from the Roller Coaster

Ray and I took a vacation with our daughter Bethany and her family last week, including a couple of days at Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana, plus some history sites (naturally). From start to finish, it was wonderful. My last ride just before Holiday World closed on our second and last day there was on the […]