John and Kate Plus Eight has occassionally caught my interest. It was sometimes hard to watch John and Kate bicker and behave rudely to each other, and wondering if the kids ever had a moment of privacy bothered me. But I didn't miss the recent tabloid headlines. And I didn't miss the season's premiere. Oh, how painful. Have people who cheered them over looked some major flaws in the hope of finding a "positive role model family"? Christianity Today asks and answers.
Mater et Magistra is a magazine for Roman Catholic Home Educators. It looks like it has so many wonderful ideas for home education, living the liturgical life, and being both a mother and a teacher. There are some free articles and unit studies to enjoy and whet your appetite!
From a fantastic blog, Red Letter Believers, a look at Christian "culture" (jargon, dress, etc) and how it can make christianity impenetrable to outsiders.
Finally, we've all read about Dr. Tiller's murder. Here is a succinct and reasonable prolife response: George Tiller's killer wasn't prolife enough. Go read the rest - it is good, and quick.
Ok, ok - just ONE more. Are you teaching a child to read? Here is a SIMPLE and FREE game you can make at home (all it requires are some paint chips and a sharpie marker!). From the brilliant mind of the blogger at The Snail's Trail.
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