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Archives for August 2011

What IS Good Character Anyway?

Let’s quickly summarize what we’ve already studied about character.

  1. Character can only be passed on to our children when we have it in our own hearts first.
  2. When we say that we want to teach “good character” to our children, we mean that we want to teach them how to be holy.

Helping Children Serve Others

What does the Bible say about serving others, and how can we encourage our children to devote some of their time to service? I decided to spend some time researching ministry this week, and here are some things I learned:

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Homeschool Daily Schedule

The following is a guest post by homeschooling mom Kelli Rizutto. She has three children, ages 11, 9, and 6.

I wanted to share what we do to help plan our days during the homeschool year.

I do a homeschool/chore daily schedule for my kids on Microsoft Word.

What the Bible Says about Character Training

Last week, we started a discussion on character training. I thought I’d buy myself some time while I searched the Bible for what God said about character.

That’s the funny thing… I’ve been searching for two weeks, and I didn’t find much!

Homeschooling for Free

If your budget is so tight that you can’t afford to homeschool, does that mean you should quit and send your kids to (free) public school?

No way! Thankfully, we live in an era quite unlike our parents or even homeschoolers of just a decade ago.