faith, holidays, homeschooling

Capturing the wonder of Christmas

This year, I bought myself a present. I took pretty much all of the money I had left from my blogging account and purchased myself one of my favorite Christmas traditions from my time in Germany: a Kerzenpyramide. Each eveving when I light the candles, the children sit, waiting in anticipation for the blades to begin to turn. The shadows…

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culture, holidays

‘Tis the season to be boycotted

Every year, Christmas seems to be thrust into the center of the culture wars as businesses determine how to promote their goods to us and we decide just how upset we are at being wished a Happy Holiday.  My concerns began with an email alert I received from the American Family Association regarding the lack of the word “Christmas” in…

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