Revived Category—Recommendations!

I find myself suggesting the same books to people over and over again, so I thought I’d mention them here.  MANY are available free online. Especially for Young People J.C. Ryle, Thoughts for Young Men – good for girls to surreptitiously read as well 😉 J.C. Ryle, Holiness John Bunyan, Christian Behavior Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Life in the Spirit Martyn Lloyd-Jones,…

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Life, with Sinners (Big and Small)

Lately, I find myself trying to encourage myself with the mantra of Psalm 127:3: “Children are a heritage of the Lord… the fruit of the womb is His reward.”  Blessing.  Heritage.  Reward.  Psalm 127 puts “children” right in the same line of blessings as sleep—and, oh, we know what a blessing sleep is! But when we’re surrounded by toddlers, preschoolers,…

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Homeschooling, Large Family, Time Management

Large Family Homeschooling

Two weeks ago, I covered the first three things I’ve found helpful in large family homeschooling, and today I’m covering the last four. 🙂 Identify who needs the most help, and schedule it. Along with independence and check-ins, sometimes students just need direct teaching.  Especially first-graders and below.  Or in later grades, they may need help with particular subjects, or…

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