The Secret Bridge | A Review

A Review of “The Secret Bridge” by Amy Le Feuvre The Secret Bridge is a book, published by Lamplighter Publishing The Story  A young woman, Bridget, travels to London from the United States after her father dies and leaves her nearly destitute and alone in the world, save one uncle. …

Illuminating the Bible with a Story

Illuminating the Bible with a Stoy – A Review of Shepherd, Potter, Spy–and the Star Namer I was fortunate to get the opportunity to review Shepherd, Potter, Spy–and the Star Namer, a book by Peggy Consolver – Author. The book is filled with vivid descriptions that draw a detailed portrait …

Rain and Thundercakes

Today is the first rain of the season for us. It has been so dry for so long enough that it may as well be a national holiday as far as my kids are concerned. This is the perfect day for a Thundercake. When my kids were little the Hub …

Watching Chesterton

The kids and I ran across a wonderful lecture on youtube given by an actor (John Chalberg) portraying G.K. Chesteron. It is a wonderful view into the thoughts and nature of Chesterton and a great listen for homeschoolers on a summer afternoon. Share With Your Friends31

An Education In The Library

You know that you are a homeschooling family when you show up to the library parking area on a day that the staff are restricting traffic to patrons only due to a nearby sports event and as you reach into your purse to show your library card to the attendant, …

The Aeneid, Norse Myths, And Context

Each week teaching and learning alongside my children, I am reminded that there is no way to understand or take lessons from what we learn without understanding the context. This week they learned about several paintings created during the Renaissance which describe stories from The Aeneid. It is amazing to …