Well There Went That Semester

Maybe trying to keep up on two blogs wasn’t such a good idea.  I was trying to separate the theology stuff from all the homeschool stuff but in the end the theology stuff won out.  The Godmadeknown blog got lots of attention and you poor folks over here at Of Skies and Seas trying to […]


September Songs

Do you love the old hymns?  Do your children?  Perhaps you’ve never really been exposed to the Church’s great treasure trove of  historic worship.  The pictures above are of our friends in the nursing home we ministered at in Hawaii. These dear saints LOVED singing the old hymns with our family.  They might not be […]

Back-To-School For Real

A Back-to-School highlight for us is always our annual treasure hunt and Benediction.  We like to invite other homeschooling families for the Benediction so the dads can pray over the moms and kids.  This year’s hunt was bird-themed just like it was 6 years ago, only the setting was VERY different. Click here to view […]

Off Like A Herd of Turtles

We’re off to a slow start but we are indeed off.  Just the basics for right now until the end of Homeschool Family Camp which runs this Thursday through Monday.  Click here to learn more about one of our favorite Hartland sponsored events ever!  I took a minute to wander around the house and capture […]

Final Post

Tuesday was Recitation Day which we held via Skype with the grandparents. We were also videoing at the same time and I was so overwhelmed with all these new fangled technologies as well as running the ceremony and trying to keep Gideon from eating the State Reports that I completely forgot to take any pictures! […]

Regattas and Run-aways

A Verse Hid In Our Hearts To access all of this year’s bird-themed memory verses A-Z click here. A Hymn To Impart To access all of this year’s Bird-themed hymns click here. A Sweet Little Prayer To access all of this year’s bird-themed prayers click here. A Poem to Share To access all of this […]

May Daze

April might have been full of Birthday fun but May is the icing on the cake. Here are just some of the events we’ve been celebrating the past few weeks. Our neighbor, Linda, hosted one more piano recital for the boys before heading back to the mainland for the summer. She had Nate and Titus […]

and Z is for…

A Verse Hid in Our Hearts…Z is for… “Zion, herald of good news; lift up your voice with strength, O Jerusalem, herald of good news; lift it up, fear not; say to the cities of Judah, ‘Behold your God!” Isaiah 40:9 A Hymn to Impart…“Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” How Our Week Was Spent We […]

Y is for…

A Verse Hid in Our Hearts…Y is for… “You yourselves have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself. Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession among all peoples, for all […]

X is for…

A Verse Hid in Our Hearts…X is for… “eXcept the Lord build the house they labour in vain that build it.” Psalm 127:1 A Hymn to Impart… “God Will Take Care of You” How Our Week Was Spent I ran in a race with Nate and I passed all the big kids and Nate got […]