Amy Carmichael, Rescuer of Precious Gems

In this post I shared that one of my goals for the school year was to finally read aloud through six books in the Christian Heroes: Then and Now series as part of our curriculum. And first up on our list in the series was Amy Carmichael, Rescuer of Precious Gems, who is most known for her work as a missionary…
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A homeschool update, the pain of bedtime read-alouds and my summer garden.

It’s been quiet around here lately, around this part of the blogosphere. Quiet means that homeschooling is taking place…as well as birthdays, and family dinners, and all the other routine happenings that accompany going back to school. I’ve been schooling the girls since the day after Labor Day – since Tuesday, September 8th – with out interruption (excluding our “welcome back to school picnic”…
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Our First Week of Homeschool {With a School Room Tour!}

Hey Friends! Last week was the official start of our 2015 – 2016 school year!  Autumn is officially in Jr. high: 6th grade (Seriously?  How did that happen?), and Alexis began grade 3.  Where has the time gone? We started the day after Labor Day.  I had to be flexible with our start time since it was the same day…
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