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Happy Birthday, Canada!

Family Life | June 30, 2021

Happy Birthday, Canada! Our country has so much to celebrate, and this year we are delighted to help you find some of those stories. As one of the largest countries in the world, Canada is incredibly diverse. With its beginnings during the time of the industrial revolution and its infancy through the scientific advances of...

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Summer Strategies for Homeschoolers

Family Life | June 23, 2021

      Summer had a certain “feel” growing up; it started with that walk home on the last day of school. Two months seemed endless and I welcomed, even as a kid, the change of pace. Bedtime was later, sleeping in was the norm, mornings were lazy, and we spent huge amounts of time...

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Myth Made Fact

Family Life | May 11, 2021

The Myth Made Fact: Reading Greek and Roman Mythology through Christian Eyes by Louis Markos PhD review by Sarah Mast When I first saw this book cover in my inbox from Classical Academic Press’ newsletter, I knew I wanted to read it, and I knew Classical Education Books would carry it as quickly as it...

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Novel Series Book Stack

Family Life | April 28, 2021

  Readers love a good novel series! This blog post is full of reviews that will guide you to the next novel series for your children. Having trouble deciding? Start Wishlist on our website. Reviews are included here for: The Green Ember Padraic Colum’s Stories from Ancient Mythology  The Wilderking Trilogy Marguerite Henry Books  The...

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Curriculum Spotlight – Artistic Pursuits

Family Life | April 21, 2021

 Artistic Pursuits This program is an excellent integration of art appreciation and practice. It must start with Volume 1, Art for Children: Building a Visual Vocabulary. As the foundational text for this curriculum, it teaches the various styles used by artists and instructs the child how to replicate the style. The lessons focus on the artistic process of imagining, observing and...

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Bible Storybook Stack

Family Life | March 19, 2021

We have used several of these Bible Storybooks over the years and it would be a challenge to pick a favourite. It’s important that our children hear the bible read to them on a regular basis as hearing the words, wisdom, and instruction over the years builds a strong foundation. What at times seems to...

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