Monthly Archives: January 2012

Pros and Cons

Statistically speaking, homeschool kids generally do well on tests. This doesn’t mean that they always have the correct answers. During this evening’s family worship, we were reading from 1 Samuel 29.  The Philistine ruler Achish wants David to go into … Continue reading

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Homeschool Hermits

Homeschoolers are occasionally accused of making recluses of their children. But what’s a mom to do when they want to be hermits?  Particularly when it means they can count their math problems on their fingers unobserved?

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Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies, Gluten-free, Dairy-free

One of my favorite cookie recipes was published in Cooks Illustrated, January 2006 edition.  The original recipe was titled, “Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Cherries.”  These are seriously yummy cookies – although if you make the original recipe, I … Continue reading

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Comfort Food: Chicken and Rice

When I was growing up, it was the practice at church to hold a potluck after morning services every few months.  All the kids looked forward to lunch; I don’t think any of us heard a word of the sermon. … Continue reading

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