Tag Archive: Bible

Contentment, Catechism and Assignments: 4 Moms Answer Questions

Today and every 4th Thursday  4 moms, 35 kids, Deputy Headmistress @ The Common Room, KimC @ Life in a Shoe, Connie @ Smockity Frocks and I will be answering reader questions. I get this question about once a week, so I decided it deserved one more post. Where did you get your girl’s swim…

Sonlight: A More Specific Schedule

I posted about multi-level homeschooling with Sonlight and Celee at  Miscellaneous Musings of a 5X Mom wondered, “Since this is my first year using Sonlight and I have little ones, too, I’d love a more specific break-down of your schedule.  Do you do your read aloud time all at once or do you break it…

Why Teach Greek?

Amy at Buffaloes and Butterfly Wings said, “I would love to know why you chose to teach your kids Greek over Latin or another language, and what the practical benefits are.” When we began homeschooling we assumed we would teach our children Latin because in our circles, homeschoolers teach their children Latin.  As we researched…

Homeschool Greek

I am so excited, I just had to post this. Our Greek texts finally arrived in the mail. I know I’m getting ahead of myself.  I had planned on telling you why we chose to teach Greek and then how we have taught it up to this point, but these books look like so much…

How We Do It: Family Worship

Every morning and evening our family gathers for a time of  Bible reading, prayer and singing.  This a priority in our home because our family’s first goal is to glorify God in all aspects of our lives and this provides an opportunity to instruct our children in God’s Word and to worship God together as…

Bible Memorization for Kids

I recently posted about our system for making a memorization box to keep up with the children’s  Bible memory work and Becky had this question: I would love to read a post on your memorization: what verses do you/have you memorized (and at what ages?). Also what literary pieces (poems, etc.) are your kids memorizing?…

Giggles from the Grove: Biblical marriage explained by our 11 year old

On the way home from church yesterday our 11 year old daughter was reading the Bible and explaining it to our two youngest girls (4 and 5). She was reading from Genesis 2 when we overheard this gem: “For this cause a man shall leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave to his…

Memorization System Tutorial

These supplies are all you need for making an amazing memorization system. 4 x 6 cards 42 – 4 x 6 dividers 4 x 6 card box pencil or pen something to memorize I suggest that you  just purchase the type of dividers that you can write directly on. You will want 42 of them….

Daily Bible Reading

Since the most important part of homeschooling, in our home is training our children in the discipline and instruction of the LORD, one of their daily assignments, once they are able to read, is reading the Bible. The first year they read through the New Testament and each subsequent year they read through the whole…