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Archive for July, 2012

God will not remove the temptation, till we remove the occasion

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

“The devil counts a fit occasion half a conquest, for he knows that the corrupt nature hath a seed-plot for all sin, which being drawn forth and watered by some sinful occasion, is soon set a-work to the producing of death and destruction. God will not remove the temptation, till we remove the occasion.” excerpt […]

Read-Alouds for the Very Young

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

QUESTION: Can you suggest some quality books to read to the very young (0-3)? –Sudi Kate The Bike Lesson by Stan and Jan Berenstain Love You Forever by Robert Munsch and Sheila McGraw God’s Names by Sally Michael The Very Hungry Caterpillar and others by Eric Carle Ask Mr. Bear by Marjorie Flack Goodnight Moon […]

Yes, You Can Teach Music in Your Homeschool

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Article by Gerald Crawford Music can play a very important part in many people’s lives and while it is enjoyable to listen to and to play, it can also offer theraputic benefits as well. If you can introduce music at an early age, then your children will become more comfortable with the concept of learning […]

Communication Time-bomb

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Here is a recipe for a communication disaster — four ingredients: 1. Excessive Negative Talk “Some people constantly complain and find fault. They seldom affirm or talk about positive virtues of other people. They rarely acknowledge the good things happening in the world or in the church or in their family. They are experts at […]

Memory Work

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Dear Fellow Laborer, 
 I have 4 young children ages 9, 7, almost 5, and 2 1/2 years. Every morning after breakfast we gather for our devotion time where we sing whatever hymn we’re learning, we pray together around the coffee table, then we read our devotional and talk about it. Next we work on […]

Comparison of Greek Pronunciation Systems

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Over the years, several persons have written to us regarding the many different systems of pronunciation which can be found in various Greek grammars. On our web page, we have placed an article which is designed to answer such questions. Some things included in this article:
 A list of resources on ancient Greek pronunciation.
 Some […]

Read-Aloud Suggestions for Little Boys

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Shasta of the Wolves by Olaf Baker 
Black Fox of Lorne by Marquerite De Angeli 
 The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong and Maurice Sendak 
 The 21 Balloons by William Pene Du Bois 
The Matchlock Gun by Walter Edmonds 
 Justin Morgan Had a Horse by Marquerite Henry 
All these and […]

Suggestions to Combat Homeschool Burnout

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

We hear a lot today about burnout in homeschooling. … I lie in bed at night and dread the thought of starting school 
the next day….. A life of drudgery is not what I envisioned a few short 
months ago… It’s such a struggle to get the kids to do anything. The only time I […]


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