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Thanks to all who March for Life

Prayer to End Abortion Lord God, I thank you today for the gift of my life, And for the lives of all my brothers and sisters. I know…

Registration is open!

Registration is now open for SLCHA’s annual Catholic Homeschool Conference.

Take a cue from the French

French children don’t need medications to control their behavior because they learn self-control early in their lives. The children grow up in families in which the rules are well-understood, and a clear family hierarchy is firmly in place.

Choose to homeschool

Is homeschooling a good choice for your child? A great way to find out is to attend a homeschool event during School Choice Week, January 25–31, 2015.

Lenten projects & activities

Ready or not, Lent will be here before we know it. Make the most of the Lenten season with prayer, fasting, almsgiving, and, hopefully, some of the projects and activities below:

It’s Carnival Time

Tuesday, February 17th is Mardi Gras! Looking for ways to celebrate Fat Tuesday?

Are you raising techno kids?

Becoming minimalist has a very interesting article on 9 Important Strategies for Raising Children in a World of Technology. Here’s the summary, but be sure to read the full article.

A baby in a cake?

January 6th, the Feast of the Epiphany, marked the arrival of the Three Kings at the birthplace of Our Savior. The king cake, baked in honor of the Magi,…

St. Louis Catholic Homeschool Conference

It will be here before you know it! SLCHA’s annual Catholic Homeschool Conference will be held Friday & Saturday, March 27th & 28th.

Pope Francis suggests New Year’s resolutions

“Take care of your spiritual life, your relationship with God, because this is the backbone of everything we do and everything we are.”

Start your new year in good company

We choose a new saint at the beginning of each school year, but the timing is irrelevant. The importance lies in the connection you and you family have with that saint and the lessons you learn from them throughout the year.

Epiphany house blessing

It’s time for the Epiphany House Blessing. Look for blessed chalk at your Mass this weekend, or ask your priest ti bless some for you. Do your Epiphany House Blessing on Tuesday, January 6.

January: Holy Name of Jesus

O sweet Name of Jesus, holy above all names in heaven and on earth, and to which every knee, both of men and of angels in heaven, on earth and in hell bends.

Homeschool resolutions

Yep, it’s that time of year. We all have personal resolutions, but have you ever thought of setting some resolutions for your homeschool?

Affirmations from down under

According to the Australian version of International Business Times, here are five reasons to homeschool:

Free eBook: homeschool inspiration for parents & students

Homeschool Connections’ new book Why Should I Learn This: A Guide for Homeschool Parents and Students edited and compiled by Erin Brown Conroy and Maureen Wittmann, is currently available as a free PDF download.

New year, new look!

After seven years of blogging, Homeschool Goodies just got a major makeover!  So, pardon the dust while things settle in!

Cool Blogs

Some of my favorite blogs!

Advent Week 4

Pour forth thy power, O Lord, and come: Assist us by that mighty power, so that by thy grace and merciful kindness we may swiftly receive the salvation…

Advent Week 3

We beseech thee to listen to our prayers, O Lord, and by the grace of thy coming enlighten our darkened minds: Thou who livest and reignest with God…

Advent Week 2

Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to prepare the paths of thine Only-begotten Son: that we may worthily serve thee with hearts purified by His coming: Who livest…

Happy New Year!

The Archdiocese of Saint Louis has prepared a gift for each of you.

10 Minute Advent Challenge

On Facebook? Then you’ll want to check out the 10 Minute Advent Challenge.

Links for the Year of Consecrated Life

Pope issues letter for Year of Consecrated Life Year of Consecrated Life plans and tentative schedule SONG: Wake the world with dawning joy Year of Consecrated Life Parish…