HomeschoolingThe Bluedorn's Trivium Pursuit Website The Bluedorns have influenced our family life with many of their ideas. Things to check out: Ten Things to do with Your Children Before Age Ten and their
Sally Clarkson's Blog: Over the years I have read many of her books and attended her Wholehearted Mothering Conference. She seems to be able to put into words my heart's desire for this life I lead as child of God, wife, mother and homemaker. Whole Heart Ministeries is their ministry. Right now we are using their guide to family devotions, Our 24 Family Ways: Family Devotional.
Spelling City Free
site to practice your own spelling lists. Create a list of words for your student and they can play games to practice
spelling. The program will also test them.
Aleks Math Not free, but this has been the next step for us before paying a tutor. The online program for 4th grade through college uses artificial intelligent software to assess what the kids know. It then gives the kids an option of topics to choose from. They work the problems and get immediate feed back. If they get all the answers right, they move on. If they have difficultly they get more practice. Assessments are given every week or two to make sure they are retaining the information. All my kids love it. Some learn independently and some need me to sit down with them and help them through some concepts here and there.
Homeschool Freebie of the Day Everyday there is something you can download.
Living Books for the Ears Free download of an old radio program once a week.
Trip Advisor I use this site to search for many of the places we visit to find more detailed information about the campgrounds (though you can search for just about anything and see if someone wrote a review).
Lolo's Extreme Cross Country RV Trips: The author of this site took nine 3 1/2 week trips with her family each summer. She recorded each trip's itinerary plus detailed information about their journey.
Phooning I'm not sure where to put this crazy thing, but we came across the idea while planning our out west trip. To get an idea of what it is, you can click on the category "phooning" on our blog or check out the official page.
Over the Moon with Joy We met this family at camp one summer and have been encouraged by our friendship ever since. God has given Kimmie a passionate heart for orphans, her family and fostering beauty in life.
Ranch on Jesus is a ministry started by a young woman in our church. Her and her husband's aim is to come along side an Ugandan couple to provide financial and prayer support to the many orphans that this couple ministers to at the orphange and school. Their story is amazing.