How American Homeschoolers Measure Up, Infographic

Good stuff. 87% of kids score lower than homeschoolers taking tests? That’s crazy. I guess I just need to quit obsessing over my progeny getting in to college and start focusing on what scholarships I want them to aim for. In Him, Heather Subscribe to Sprittibee by Email

Celebrating Life and Liberty FOR ALL

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Hi there. I hope you are enjoying a fabulous Fourth of July weekend with the people you love the most. I’ve been celebrating life with my husband and my children today. We’re going to roast hotdogs and build a bonfire, sing songs, and re-tell the story of American bravery and the importance of freedom. What […]

The Village Wants Your Kids

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*This post was updated with new information on 4/12/2013… I avoid politics as much as I can because I’d rather be doing pretty much anything else than talking about politics. I’d rather have a cold. I’d rather be eating licorice. I’d rather be sweating outside in sweltering Texas August watching paint dry. I’d rather be […]

Why People are Supporting Chick-Fil-A

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In case you’ve been living under a rock, Chick-Fil-A has been caught up in some controversy over the past few weeks. It all started when their chairman (who was giving an interview for a mainly Christian audience) said that he believed in biblical values and the Bible’s idea of marriage. Here’s what the Washington Times […]

An Open Letter to Congress on ObamaCare

I don’t like politics. I don’t like people exploiting other people for political gain, or people being corrupted by bribery so that their original morality is tainted by greed, or people hating each other because they don’t see eye to eye. I don’t like the spin that the media and political parties put on every […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Pioneer Wagon Ride

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Time for a Field Trip Foto Friday again. This field trip was during our Pioneer and Frontiersmen unit while we were living in Arkansas (which happens to get much more of a seasonal show in the fall than Texas does). My children were ages 7 and 9 – and in grades 3 and 4. This […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Harvest Partying

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It is that time of year again… time for the long shadows of fall, the golden evenings, the brisk sweater weather, and pumpkins everywhere. I thought it would be fitting to skip down memory lane this morning before we head out to the harvest field trip we are about to go on… and share with […]