10 Favorite Books for Small Children

Reading is a huge part of our lives and our homeschool, even with children as young as ours. Here are 10 books that my little ones love. The Biggest Story ABC by Kevin DeYoung Going on a Bear Hunt by Helen Oxenbury Found: Psalm 23 by Sally Lloyd-Jones The Moon is Always Round by Jonathan… Continue reading 10 Favorite Books for Small Children

Evening Basket for Mama

The kids have a morning basket, and Mama has an evening basket. It’s my “evening basket” because that’s when I usually have time to read. I’m always reading multiple books at one time, and this is separate from my regular Bible study and Bible reading. I mostly enjoy reading theology, Christian living, Christian heroes’ biographies… Continue reading Evening Basket for Mama

The Lord’s Day – What it is, what we do, & what we don’t do

The Lord’s Day is like a beautiful park that was once full of flowers, neatly groomed trees and bushes, and comfortable benches, but has become completely overgrown, dirty, and uninhabited due to neglect. The Lord’s Day is what the Christian church has historically called Sundays since Christ’s resurrection. It is the Christian Sabbath day. This… Continue reading The Lord’s Day – What it is, what we do, & what we don’t do

Playing Now in Our Home

Our family loves music. Someone is almost always singing something. Here are a few albums that our family loves that are uplifting and turn our hearts toward Christ. You can find us listening to these during a relaxed family time, in the mornings before starting school, on our way to church, or in the car… Continue reading Playing Now in Our Home

What’s a Catechism and Why Does it Matter?

A catechism is simply a tool used by Christians to teach the principles and doctrines of the faith in the form of questions and answers. Many Protestant denominations have lost this today, but historically, even the Protestant denominations had catechisms. These were often used for children and new believers. They are not by any means… Continue reading What’s a Catechism and Why Does it Matter?

4 kids, 5 years old and under. Are we done?

Our family is considered large by most Americans’ standards. We get lots of looks and questions when we go out into public. Our youngest is our first boy. This inevitably causes the question- “Are you done?” I understand the question. In our modern age, many people make specific plans and use a number of measures… Continue reading 4 kids, 5 years old and under. Are we done?