Fine Shrines

  I’ve found something new and exciting and I can’t wait to share! Just in time for All Saints Day (and for all the saints days after!)  What is it?  Well, here’s a hint: (Roman Catholic Church) a building, alcove, or shelf arranged as a setting for a statue, picture, or other representation of Christ,…

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5 Ways We Live Our Faith

We welcome Tracy Bua Smith from A Slice of Smith Life to TAN Homeschool   I hesitate to write posts regarding our family’s prayer life.  It’s not that I’m ashamed of our Catholic faith or that I don’t want to share the richness and beauty of our faith with others.  Rather, I would not want…

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Four Must-Have Storybooks

 Are you on the lookout for a series of happy and courageous stories for your school-aged children?   Look no further. Catholic Stories for Boys & Girls, a four volume set of children’s books written by Catholic nuns in the 1930s, will fill that space in your “essential children’s Catholic book” shelf! Recently, Stuart Dunn at…

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Simplicity Needed

Do you pray daily with your kids?  Developing the habit of daily prayer is a great treasure you can pass on to your children. One of the beautiful resources found in the Treasure Box series for young children are these simple and sweet Morning and Night prayers. Daily prayers provide beautiful a beautiful start and…

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Creation Story Brought to Life

The Creation Story brought to life! Have you visited the TAN Homeschool Sidebar lately?? Right now, on the FREE ACTIVITIES link, we are offering the opportunity for a Chapter One download from the Teacher’s Manual for The Story of the Bible!  The Activity book and Teacher Manual are companion pieces in The Story of the…

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Young St Pope John Paul

  Are you looking for a book  to share with your kids for Saint Pope John Paul II’s  upcoming feast day?     Gina Fensterer at Someday Saints recently took a look at three TAN Homeschool saint books to share with her kids.  Here’s what she has to say about one of them… “Finally, in…

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A Holy Family: Louis and Zélie Martin

We happily welcome frequent contributor, Olivia Spears from To the Heights, back to TAN Homeschool There’s a saying that goes, “That’s how the world changes: good people, raising their babies right.”   It may seem trite at the outset, but it encompasses a beautiful reality of the meaningful simplicity of parenthood. As parents, we worry…

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