This Friday’s movie clip from the past is for all of you aspiring musicians… Could you see this making the news nowadays?
While I have to reject the author’s conclusion as to why this approach works, I found it helpful to know that wallets which include a picture of a baby have an 88 percent chance of being returned. This is a higher rate then when they have a picture of a puppy, family, elderly couple, charity card or no picture at all. Full article here.
All you long-time homeschoolers will likely recognize the name Christopher J. Klicka, Esq., but if you have just recently joined the ranks of homeschooling, you may not be familiar with Chris and his years of legal defense and support in the homeschooling community. Chris has intervened on behalf of thousands of homeschooling families since 1985 and represented many homeschooling families in court. If you are unfamiliar with the influence he has had on the homeschooling community HSLDA has a bit more information on Chris and his work there. Chris has also had chronic progressive declining Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for 15 […]
Oh no!! This is what some days make me fear!!
This Friday’s movie clip from the past is from Akron, Ohio the world’s largest blimp, 51 years ago today.
I know I was unaware of a National Bible Bee, until the author of Balancing The Sword, Allen Wolfe, informed us about its existence, with 17,244 already enrolled! Put together with the goal of saturating families with the most important knowledge ever – God’s Word. The goal of the Bible Bee is not to coerce children into memorizing facts about the Bible by offering them money, but rather to celebrate and reward hearts that are saturated with the Truth of God, the only worthwhile pursuit. If you are interested in participating, here is a listing of local Bible Bees. One […]
Here is a great slow-motion video clip showing a raindrop beginning as a large drop and breaking into smaller drops. A bit of explanation is also included.
Our family has long embraced keeping Sunday as a separate and holy day, so when we saw this article titled, “France set to relax Sunday shopping ban,” it quickly captured our attention. Wouldn’t it be amazing to live in a country where Sunday is regarded as a day set apart from our weekly labors? Regrettably it appears that for much of France, this blessing is soon to be removed… full article here
If your homeschooled children have not yet watched a documentary on Apollo 11, today would be a very appropriate day to do so! Or, if you have watched a full documentary but it has been some time, here are some short video clips to recap the highlights of Apollo 11. Maybe I am alone, but it still makes my heart leap to watch these clips and see the huge responsibility borne by the leaders on earth, excitement of those on board, anticipation of the audience on earth, and the thrill of a safe landing, mission, takeoff, and splash down. I […]
Do your homeschooled children know about the latest addition to the periodic table? Have they heard its proposed name? Read BBC’s news article here to find out why the name “Copernicium” was chosen, and read here for more details about Copernicium.