Why do you go to work everyday?

Guest post by Emma Grace Pope (age 12)  Why do you go to work everyday? Is it for the paycheck? Is it so you’ll look good among others? Or maybe it’s because you just really like working. Recently I was Read More

Her first business at age 12

I agree with Joel Salatin that a family-friendly farm is one where the kids are involved with everything. Sure, it takes longer to do chores with a 2 year-old in tow, but it is worth it. Farm kids should be Read More

Economics must respect community

“When the family is strong, government can be small. When the family is weak, however, the government must compensate for the loss. By focusing on the family, we respect and better the community.” – Dr. Albert Mohler (“Toward a Christian Read More

“I got $200 for Christmas and I want to buy…”

The discussion started like this. “Dad, I got $200 for Christmas and birthday, and I want to buy that new American Girl doll.” I paused, trying not to dash her hopes too quickly, and said “well you can do that, Read More

More than homeschool…

I love homeschool. But what I really love is the lifestyle it affords, mainly one that is centered on family and the home. My bride homeschools our two children (soon to be three), and I work outside the home. One of the Read More

The blessings of a day off during the week

I looked at the weather report Tuesday morning and saw it was going to be a beautiful day and rain was coming this weekend, so I decided to take Tuesday off and get some things done around home. When you work Read More