In general, a classical education is based upon the trivium, which is Latin for “the three ways” to educate. It consists of the grammar, logic, and rhetoric stages. The thought is that one stage should be a foundation for the next.Read More
Author: Stacie S.
Today we celebrate the life of a great man, a visionary, a gift from God! To remember Dr. King, my children and I (and my mom, too!) talked about the principles for which Dr. King stood. We listened to one of his most famous speeches, “I Have a Dream,” which is below. While we listened to the speech, I wrote down different words or phrases to help spark discussion after the speech was over. Read the Full Article on No Idle...Read More
Growing up, I was familiar with many passages of Scripture, and some of them I could quote. The problem was, I couldn’t tell you exactly where it was found. I was great at flipping through the book of the Bible I thought it was in, or using that trusty, old concordance in the back! “Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You.” -Psalm 119:11 (NKJV) Scripture memory is important in the life of a believer, as noted in the verse above, keeping us from sin. The idea of intentionally learning and memorizing...Read More
Well, the summer schedule is officially over, and we have moved on to our regular schooling schedule. This was our first week back and it has been full and interesting. The kids have been excited all week and have been putting forth great effort. I have been busy trying to keep up with our new schedule and making sure I don’t fall behind in the logistics: checking work, filing papers, creating lists, and preparing for the next day. I must say that each day has not gone exactly as I’ve planned and I am learning that is okay. There...Read More
This NIV Bible was specifically designed with the homeschool mom in mind. Let’s just go through it cover to cover. The design on the cover drew me in–I think it is just so pretty and feminine. It reminds me of scrap booking or arts and crafts. The books of the Bible are listed in order from Old to New Testament, and also in alphabetical order.Read More
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