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Renew yourself at Refresh: A retreat for homeschool moms

It is a brand new school year and if you are like me, you are energized, excited and enthusiastic about another year of learning. If this is not your first year homeschooling, you have been here before. You may remember this feeling from previous years and know it may not last. Somewhere around the … [Read More...]


TobyMac Live! ‘This is Not a Test’ {Cordova}

The hits just continue to come or better yet, TobyMac continues to be blessed in his music ministry. I don't know about you, but I love being blessed by him and it is such a pleasure listening to my children sing his songs of praise and worship. "Me Without You," still makes them (me too!) want to … [Read More...]


Homeschool Day at Delta Fair {Memphis}

It is just two weeks until the Delta Fair & Music Festival returns on Friday, September 4 for another season of good old country fun in Memphis at the Agricenter. I am happy to see the return of Homeschool, FFA & 4 –H Day, which will be on Friday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On that day, … [Read More...]

Student pieces of sculpted fish ready to be fired. Picture courtesy of Judith Blakeburn.

Pottery class for young artists {Jackson}

Art in the Village has a number of classes for adults, but also offers classes for children and teens. Later this month, the non-profit organization will offer a six-week pottery class for homeschoolers and one as part of its after-school program. Both classes were first offered last year and the … [Read More...]


Circle C Milestones Writing Contest

If you have a child who loves to write or can weave a creative story, the Circle C. Milestones Writing Contest is one they should enter. Pay close attention, because entries are due one week from today; Friday, August 21. Your story must include this writing prompt: Not only do you have a … [Read More...]


Fall Saturday School at MCA {Memphis}

As homeschoolers, every day is pretty much “free game” when is comes to being a school day; Saturdays are included. The Memphis College of Art (MCA) understands the advantage of learning on a non-traditional school day and has offered Saturday School for more than 75 years. The program has been … [Read More...]


Mid-South Book Festival Student Writers Conference {Memphis}

Calling all young and talented people who have a story to tell through the pen or pencil in their hand or by using the computer or iPad in their lap. The Mid-South Book Festival Student Writers Conference is where you need to be on Sunday, September 13 to hone your skill and begin to become the true … [Read More...]