Cheap Ways to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

Remember the days of being a kid on summer vacation? Not having a care in the world was the best thing! Perhaps, though, your child has hit that spot where they’re saying they’re bored! I offer up some cheap ways to prevent summer brain drain (and keep your child occupied) at the Shine-a-Light Press website.Continue reading “Cheap Ways to Prevent Summer Brain Drain”

The Night Baafore the First Day of School

Is it too early to start thinking about back-to-school? It’s only July, so it’s not too early to start thinking about books you might want a month from now. Ever tried to count sheep when you couldn’t sleep? Ever felt nervous the night before a big day? Ever encountered some mischievous sheep? Have a lookContinue reading “The Night Baafore the First Day of School”

Homeschooling Resource Roundup

Are you new to homeschooling? Are you loving the pace of learning online or still trying to find your stride? No matter which camp you are in, you’ll enjoy the free insights from Oak Meadow’s Living Education free online journal. This edition focuses on how life has changed due to the pandemic, and more importantly,Continue reading “Homeschooling Resource Roundup”

Sports, Garth Brooks, & Music Ed

Today I talk about sports, Garth Brooks, and the importance of music education with my friends from Shine-A-Light Press. I’m guest blogging about Teamwork, Drive, and Winning- What’s Music Education Got to Do With It? You can read my post here.

Book Review: 100 Bible Stories for Children

What’s your favorite Bible story? Do you remember the first time you heard it or what you thought about it? If you grew up in church your answer might be very different from someone who came to faith as an adult. If you come back (or do a first read of) some classic stories inContinue reading “Book Review: 100 Bible Stories for Children”