Category Archives: Activities at Home

Baptism

We were very thankful, a few weeks ago, when Mr. Diligence requested baptism. He had committed his life to the Lord over two years ago, and we have been watching him grow in his walk with God since then. We … Continue reading

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Steam!

It’s not every day you can actually see your laundry drying before your eyes. I ran outside to grab something, though, and when I glanced at the clothesline I could see a cloud of steam rising. Five minutes later, that … Continue reading

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June 2018 Pictures

Oops! Here we are in August, and I just realized I haven’t shared the last few miscellaneous photos from June! When we were in Cheviot in May, a lady we visited gave Little Miss a packet of heart-shaped beads she … Continue reading

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Product Review—Timeline of the American Revolution

I have used timeline figures printed by Home School in the Woods for many years. Back in Michigan, I put a butcher-paper timeline all around our living room, up at the ceiling. I wanted to show 6,000 years of world … Continue reading

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Pancake Rocks

We can’t take visitors to Gore Bay now—but we have Pancake Rocks only an hour’s drive away! When some friends came to visit us a couple of weeks ago, we took them to the famous place with its amazing layers … Continue reading

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Product Review—Northwest Treasures

Many members of our family are quite interested in geology, especially in the context of Creation and the Flood. When I had the opportunity to sign up to review a course offered by Northwest Treasures, several of us thought it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Love, Honor and Virtue

Warning: This post may make some people as uncomfortable to read as I was when writing it. I have read a number of blog posts over the past few years on Raising Real Men. They have always been encouraging and … Continue reading

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Beef and Noodle Soup

A few days ago when Simon came home from work, he noticed a big pot of beef broth simmering on the stove. That reminded him of the bread soup we used to have at special church meetings, so he put … Continue reading

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Little Pink Gumboots

Why are we living on the West Coast of New Zealand, instead of still in Canterbury? Well, strange as it may sound, the answer to this question can be traced back to a little pair of pink gumboots. Hold on, … Continue reading

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Projects

Our big project for the past month and a half or so has been clearing the land across the road, as I described last week. A few other things have happened in that time, though. Mr. Intellectual decided he wanted … Continue reading

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