Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Best Books on History for Homeschooling

  Today for my Hero Project class with some homeschooling youth at our Commonwealth school, we discussed one of Richard Maybury’s “Uncle Eric” books, World War I: The Rest of the Story and How it Affects You Today. I found some … Continue reading

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Bring Your Kids: the Making of America at Smith and Edwards on Sat. Feb. 8

Here’s a special message from Kathy Smith, chairman of Utah’s Constitution Day Celebration. Dear friends and family,   If you haven’t registered yet for  “The Making of America” seminar at the Smith and Edwards theater on Saturday, Feb .  8th, … Continue reading

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Rally at the Capitol Tonight to Support Traditional Marriage

I hope those of you who can, will come to the rally tonight!  I really like the explanations about the marriage issue written by a Mormon blogger over here.

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The Heartland Model of Book of Mormon Geography

Last night I attended a family fireside hosted by my husband’s cousin. We heard from Amberli Nelson, about her belief that the Book of Mormon peoples probably celebrated the Jewish holy days. Her presentation fascinated me! She bases her theory … Continue reading

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Come See This Clean, New Funny Movie for the Whole Family!

  My husband heard about this new, family-friendly movie called Inspired Guns on the radio. The producer was giving away free tickets to a preview, so dh, always looking for frugal, clean family entertainment, snagged us all tickets.   I … Continue reading

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Irena Sendler: a Hero for All

  Today for my Hero Project class for homeschooled youth, we talked about Irena Sendler. If you don’t know her story, please watch the above video! She was a courageous Catholic Polish woman who risked her life to save Jewish … Continue reading

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Come to the Winter Homeschool Conference in Ogden UT this Saturday!

  I think it’s funny that this video that Nicholeen Peck’s daughter made to promote the Winter Homeschool Conference uses the song “The Climb.” Was that metaphoric? Does she know this is how moms feel about homeschooling sometimes? Homeschooling surely … Continue reading

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