Homestead Blog Hop 249

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Every week… I welcome you to the Homestead Blog Hop, and every week, I marvel about how busy we all are!  Do you feel it?  From soccer to socializing, from laundry to choosing logos, our lives are spinning so fast these days!  I never envisioned myself as a soccer…

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Homestead Blog Hop 248

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop, #248! I’m glad you’ve stopped by! Our week has been full, as always!  We’ve been working on some Homestead Cabin chores.  Our sixteen-year old son and our friend have been busy sawing, routing, and nailing, as they make barn-style doors for our cabin. …

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Lessons from Clay in the Potter’s Hand

You are the Potter, I am the Clay If you have seen a potter working on the clay, then these verses will come alive for you. They did for me as I observed the shaping process of the clay. But now, O LORD, thou [art] our father; we [are] the clay, and thou our potter;…

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Homeschool apprenticeship–a practical look

Have you considered a homeschool apprenticeship? Homeschool apprenticeship–I wrote this article for my homeschool blogging site. This article originally appeared on SDAhomeschools.org. You can view the original post at the address below, but I have tweaked it a bit here. http://www.sdahomeschools.org/have-you-considered-apprenticeship/?fbclid=IwAR1iLZkQT8KRCfApMcy0NgQzbF8wGXHFcHkQsPw9ywb_XqL6-G7mw0AboT8 I am excited to share some experiences that I believe will turn your home…

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Pumpkin Math

  We did a hands-on math day today in honor of Fall.  Pumpkin Math! We took weights, lengths, circumferences, estimates, and graphed all of our results on a bar graph. Each boy got a pumpkin and got to experiment with many different math terms and calculations. To estimate circumference, each boy cut a string corresponding…

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