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New Zealand Reflections 1

By | July 24th, 2017|Mrs. D's Favorite Places, Teacher Updates|

"Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever." Ecclesiastes 1:4 We have waited seven years to return to this beautiful country. Seven years ago this past March, Mr. D's amazing Mom left us for her eternal home. We were at her bedside holding her hand. We can only imagine the reception in Heaven [...]

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Lesson from Olives

By | May 3rd, 2017|Mrs. D's Favorite Places, Mrs. D's Musings|

Lesson from Olives I love the beach, and last week I spent an hour walking on my favorite beach, talking to God as I went! Amongst other things I was asking for Him to renew my love and passion for Him, especially as we push to the end of the school year! As I walked, [...]

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Facing the New Year…

By | January 5th, 2017|Christian Home School Program, Mrs. D's Favorite Places, Mrs. D's Musings|

The good is often the enemy of the best. As we reflect over 2016, it seems appropriate to contemplate something that truly was the "best." The first thing that comes to mind is Christmas shopping. Gift giving is always good. We love to give gifts, and we are always blessed when we receive gifts. However, [...]

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Musings from Mrs. D: On Coral Reefs (Part 3)

By | September 19th, 2016|Christian Home School Program, Mrs. D's Favorite Places, Mrs. D's Musings|

I’ve been sharing my heart about hidden reefs that can wreck a child’s life, the last one is the “Absence of TRAINING Reef” […]

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Musings from Mrs. D: On Coral Reefs (Part 2)

By | September 12th, 2016|Christian Home School Program, Mrs. D's Favorite Places, Mrs. D's Musings|

Last week I shared my heart about the Absence of Faith Reef and the dangers it poses to your children. Today, I want to warn you about the Absence of LOVE Reef. […]

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Musings from Mrs. D: On Coral Reefs (Part 1)

By | September 6th, 2016|Christian Home School Program, Mrs. D's Favorite Places, Mrs. D's Musings|

Coral is a marine invertebrate in class Anthozoa, phylum Cnidaria. This phylum is very diverse, and Includes jellyfish and corals. The word Cnidaria comes from the Greek word cnidos meaning “stinging nettle.” Even casually brushing against cnidarians leads to a tactile experience that quickly reinforces the meaning of the name as the nematocysts fire poisoned barbs into the intruder. […]

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Musings from Mrs. D

By | August 9th, 2016|Christian Home School Program, Mrs. D's Favorite Places|

We recently visited the Grand Tetons with our extended family. As we enjoyed the beauty there, the Lord impressed some things on my mind that I would like to share with you. Looking at String Lake (at the foot of Mount Moran in the Grand Tetons) "So teach us to number our days that we [...]

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Bird Watching at the Rookery

By | July 13th, 2015|Mrs. D's Favorite Places|

Mrs. D lays yet another foundation for working with children. This time, she explores bird life in one of her favorite places, and applies some biblical principles about children. Enjoy!

Caretta Caretta or Loggerhead Turtles

By | July 13th, 2015|Mrs. D's Favorite Places|

By Mrs. D  (Co-Founder of Living Science Home Studies, Inc.) As we walked onto the beach for the first time this summer, there it was, right next to the access path…a turtle nest.    Our two little grandsons were delighted and very excited. They asked me how the turtle put the eggs there, how deep [...]