The Joy of the Lord is your Strength


by Heather Bock

The people of Israel waited with bated breath to hear Ezra read the book of the law of Moses to them. These were the people who had recently chosen to come out of captivity when they were given the opportunity by King Artaxerxes of Persia, an extremely Continue reading

I Am Not Perfect And Neither Is My Kid


by Heather Bock

Today was the first day of my homeschool community, Classical Conversations. I posted the obligatory “First Day of School” pictures on Facebook, and my kids looked cute and sweet. That didn’t last long for my youngest. I remember thinking Little E was bad when she was in my class that first year (she was younger than JP is now). I had no idea. Continue reading

Teaching from Rest Book Review


by Heather Bock

I’m the type of homeschooling mom who is afraid she’s going to miss teaching her kids something, leave a hole in their schooling, and therefore, in the lack of perfection, fail as a home teacher.

My son could not seem to understand how to tell time on a regular clock with hands (or maybe the digital clock is now the regular clock), so inwardly, I panicked. Never mind, as my father-in-law gently pointed out, that my son  Continue reading