Review: Home School, Why Bother? (And a God’s Not Dead Giveaway)

home school: why bother?

Home school: Why Bother? Is Home School an Advantage or Disadvantage? By: Leslie Dahl   Book Summary The blood, sweat and tears involved in home schooling begs the question: why bother? It is much easier to send our children to public school—let the system deal with the stress. Is all the time, effort and sacrifice really worth it? [More...]


Book Review: Anna’s Crossing

Anna's crossing

Anna's Crossing, By Suzanne Woods Fisher   Book Description On a hot day in 1737 in Rotterdam, Anna König reluctantly sets foot on the Charming Nancy, a merchant ship that will carry her and her fellow Amish believers across the Atlantic to start a new life. As the only one in her community who can speak English, she feels compelled [More...]

Bible Journaling

ESV journaling Bible review

I recently discovered Bible journaling. Loads of pictures and tutorials of people using art to express what the Scripture means to them. Moreover, I found out about journaling Bibles! I had wanted to use more colour in my Bible, personalize my studies more with markers and such, but the pages were too thin and the margins too small. I had some [More...]

Book Review: A Father’s Love

A father's love

  A Father's Love Illustrated by David Miles Published by ZonderKidz Book Description A Father’s Love is a level two I Can Read! based on the NIV Adventure Bible—the number one Bible for kids. In this retelling of the story of the prodigal son, newly independent readers learn about how great a father’s love can be as they follow [More...]

Book Review: Kidnapped by the Taliban

Kidnapped by the taliban

Kidnapped by the Taliban By: Dilip Joseph with James Lund   Publisher's Summary: Dilip Joseph dreams of life as a medical humanitarian. In 2009 his dream comes true as he joins the staff of Colorado-based Morning Star Development, a nonprofit community and economic development organization. On December 5, 2012, Dr. Joseph and [More...]

Moses Leads the People Book Review

mosesbook

Moses Leads the People My kids are just beginning to read so I was excited to receive this I Can Read Bible story.  This book is a Level 2 reader. It's still a little bit advanced for my kids (ages 6 and 5 to read on their own but they really enjoyed the story. The story of Moses is well summarized and the illustrations are very nice, bright, [More...]

Homemaker’s Friend Daily Planner Review

homemakers friend planner

You may remember that last year I did a review on a fantastic daily planner by The Homemaker's Friend.   I was sent a copy of this year's planner for review as well! This daily planner is full of useful features, as well as encouraging quotes and Scriptures. What more could a Christian homeschooling Mom ask for? The planner is [More...]