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Vintage Interview with Lee Strobel

A VINTAGE INTERVIEW WITH LEE STROBEL

Years ago, (it feels like another lifetime), before I had children, I had the opportunity to sit down with Lee Strobel and talk with him about writing.  He has amazing...

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eternity in their hearts

Eternity in Their Hearts

Taking the long view on home education In the final hours of childbirth, before I pushed my firstborn out into the world, my pain intensified and I slipped into survival...

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A Mothers Heart

It’s okay if your dream is to be a good wife and mother.

Raising children is a noble profession. In many ways, our future depends upon it. Somewhere along the way, our culture has lost sight of just how important motherhood and fatherhood...

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Thales with the astronomers

Meet Thales — The Father of Western Philosophy

Stunned by Darkness Our adventure opens upon a battlefield. The year is 585 BC. Lydian soldiers clash with Medes. Blood flows; men die. After six grueling years of engagement, weary...

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hands holding gift

5 Gift Ideas for Homeschool Families

Homeschool moms are notorious for giving educational resources to their children on birthdays and for Christmas. I’ve bought a few such items myself (with mixed responses from my sons depending upon...

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Healing broken fatherhood

Healing Broken Fatherhood

“Father…” I choked on the word as Roger and I sang a worship chorus with a small congregation in Kauai. I was a new believer at the time, and I still associated the...

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Making the most of High School

MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH SCHOOL WITH COLLEGEPLUS — PART 8

If you are homeschooling high school in America, undoubtedly, your student will be studying American History. We’ve studied a lot of history in our house — ancient history, world history, the Renaissance...

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CollegePlus reimagined as Lumerit Scholar

Making the Most of High School with CollegePlus — Part 7

In the midst of our CollegePlus studies, the program underwent a major transformation. Consequently, we decided to “interrupt our regularly scheduled programming” to explain this change. College Plus Reimagined As Lumerit Scholar...

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teaching to the test

Making the Most of High School with CollegePlus — PART 6

One of the greatest gifts of homeschooling is the freedom to customize your child’s education. Without formal testing, it is unreasonable to expect a teacher who is responsible for a...

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The Mommy Book Gives

The Mommy Book Gives

In a twinkling, all the cares of this world will pass away, and we will stand before the Lord. In that moment, the only work that will matter is the...

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THE MAKING OF THE MOMMY BOOK

A peek behind the scenes Have you ever wondered how books are printed? We’re excited to release our first children’s hardcover book. And we’re praying that mommies everywhere will read...

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Mark Your Child with Love

A FATHER’S MARK — 3 PRACTICES

How can you be intentional about building your relationship with your child? 3 Practices That Will Mark Your Child With Love It seems a little ironic that such an important facet of...

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every father leaves his mark

A FATHER’S MARK — PART 1

Every father leaves his mark on his child. That mark can impact generations. My father became my dear friend before he passed into eternity, but we had a difficult history....

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A Study of Worldviews with Lumerit

Making the Most of High School with CollegePlus — PART 5

Do your children see the world through the lens of Scripture? Everyone has a worldview. It is the “lens” through which we view everything around us. Most people blindly accept...

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storytime with Southern Plate's Christy Jordan

Storytime with Southern Plate’s Christy Jordan

Have you met Christy yet? Christy Jordan is a serious Christ follower, and we are honored that she chose to share the sweetest reading of I’d Rather Be Your Mommy...

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C.S. Lewis Original Recording

Before Mere Christianity

C.S. Lewis Vintage Broadcast Talks Imagine you live in a flat in London, and it’s 1941. It’s night. As you hear the now familiar drone of propellers, you brace yourself....

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when boys become men

MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH SCHOOL WITH COLLEGEPLUS — PART 4

My homeschool mentor warned me, “One day, you may want to stop calling Roger and Ryan your boys and start calling them your sons.” I’m so grateful for her wise words....

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Plotting a course

Making the Most of High School with CollegePlus — Part 3

Plotting a course for life after high school can be a daunting task. Although some people know from an early age exactly what they “want to be when they grow...

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Don't run from the mirror (why you need to teach)

Don’t Run from the Mirror — Why You Need to Teach!

You Will Be Faced With A Critical Choice Is everything is going well in your homeschool now? Just wait. If your experience is anything like many of us, the day...

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Making the Most of High School with CollegePlus — Part 2

Have you ever had a wonderful opportunity derail your lesson plans? Shortly after my two teenage sons, Roger Dean and Ryan, officially started CollegePlus, my husband announced that he was...

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