Monthly Archives: June 2011

Camping in the Smokies

Well, we did it. We’ve been saying we ought to try it for a long time. We took the whole family camping. In tents. (Isn’t our campsight ¬†pretty? Cades Cove is a beautiful campground.) And it rained…every…night. But we still had a wonderful time. We visited the schoolhouse where my grandfather attended:¬†Little Greenbrier Schoolhouse. This […]

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Already Compromised–by Ken Ham and Greg Hall

Not every homeschooler chooses to homeschool for religious reasons. However, a great many homeschoolers do choose to homeschool so that they can teach their children from a Christian worldview. But after finishing high school, where should a young Christian continue his education if he chooses to do so? State University? Community College? Christian College? There […]

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I might could…

A friend of mine caught me saying, “He might could…” and pointed out my grammatical error. I was unaware that it was bad grammar. And she couldn’t tell me what was wrong with it, just that it was wrong. So I did a bit of searching. “Might could” is a double modal. According to Word […]

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Reducing Monthly Payments

One of the budgeting methods that my husband and I have found helpful over the years is to look everything we purchase through the lens of the monthly payment. The goal is to minimize the amount of money that has to be spent ever month, leaving more room to save for special or unexpected expenses. […]

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Pure Cuteness

By Kristen H.

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To Coupon or Not to Coupon

That is the question… Coupons are one of first things that come to mind as a way to save money. But do they really save you that much money? My answer is… It depends. In today’s bad economic climate, it’s suddenly cool to be frugal. And couponing is big! There are numerous blogs and websites […]

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Dragons – Legends & Lore of Dinosaurs

  Everyone knows that dinosaurs lived millions of years before humans, right? If humans and dinosaurs had lived at the same time there should be some evidence and there isn’t…or is there? What exactly are dragons? Are they a mythical creature that never really existed? Or could they be (or have been) real? Dragons – […]

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Brain Integration Therapy

Last weekend I went to the NC Home Educators conference. While I was there, I purchased a resource that I have had my eye on for quite a while. It’s the Brain Integration Therapy Manual by Dianne Craft. I listened to Dianne Craft at the Schoolhouse EXPO last fall. She talked about the 4 learning […]

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Keeping Up Appearances

In my last two columns for The Christian Home, I’ve talked about the lust of the flesh and its relation to our food budgets, and the lust of the eyes and how to avoid buying by not looking. This week I’d like to discuss the third part of I John 2:16 — the pride of […]

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