Texas GOP State Convention : How to Get Involved and Make a Difference

Ken Paxton and his Pistol Packin' Mama

Part of our hands-on government class this year for homeschool was to be politically active and actually do our part as far as we were able to instead of just going to a voting poll and checking a box. I’m not sure how many public school seniors out there were state delegates this year, but […]

31 Things for October…

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I say Hello, you say Goodbye! Yes, October is almost over… and I’m just getting around to letting you know I’m alive. But hey – here I am! Better late than never! My list-making obsession is a beast. I would make a list on my arm if I ran out of paper. So to quell […]

Free Short History Video Lessons Online

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If you follow me on any other social media venue besides my blog, you’ll know that I am pretty engaged with current events, culture issues, and organic health topics. I love history and even though I hate politics, I have a vested interest in the direction the country is going because my children and grandchildren […]

You Can Stop Common Core … and more!

There’s not much in the education spectrum that I hate worse than Common Core. I could write a long post about it, but my blood pressure can’t stand the boil. I’m pretty sure if you are a homeschooler, you already know about the pornographic books they want to push on kids through Common Core… the […]

10 Great Reasons to Take a Blogging Break

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I have a notepad full of little partial posts on my iPhone, a mental calendar of things I’ve been wanting to write about, post-it sticky notes with ideas… and I even write posts as I go about my day (in my head, and then promptly forget them when I go to sleep). In the past […]

Carnival of Homeschool : Vote! Edition

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Welcome to the VOTE! Edition of the Carnival of Homeschooling! If you are new to ‘blog carnivals’, please read the link at the bottom of this post to find out more. This post has many links that take you off-site to other homeschool blogs where you can read their ‘showcased’ article submission. If you would […]

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 […]