Teen Paradise Valley 4H Baking Day

Our 4H group of teen/tween girls learned out how to decorate gourmet cakes! They had an absolute blast and learned a really wonderful skill that they’ll carry through their whole life long! 4H is an organization that has been around since the early 1900s as a way for children to learn life skills outside of school. At HLSPV, while we Read More …

The New College Entrance Exam for Classical Students

This is very exciting, finally a test that is designed to test the knowledge that we have been teaching our classical homeschool students. While you don’t have to be a classical student to take this test, students of all backgrounds will vastly prefer this test as it is not boring and tedious. “The classic in Classic Learning Test refers to its use Read More …

The Gift We Have Been Given

Today at the American Heritage Festival we witnessed a re-enactment of a Revolutionary War skirmish. 90% of the battles that took place in that war were small-scale skirmishes much like we witnessed. As a mother, my perspective observing is much different than what I would have felt when I was younger. Seeing these young men fall on the battlefield brought Read More …

Behind WHO?

Homeschooling is individualized

The Fear of Failing Them I think we all worry about failing our children. That they will be “behind”. But in the homeschooling community there is a great question that we like to ask each other as a way of reminding each other and encouraging one another, “behind WHO?” You worry your child will be behind? Who are they behind? Read More …

Join us at the Arizona Classical Christian Homeschool Conference!

arizona classical curriculum conference

Arizona Classical Christian Homeschool Conference – July 18, 2020 9am-4:30pm Registration closes Tuesday, July 14th 11:59pm AZ time for the conference -sign up now! We are classical Christian parents, educating our children, training them up in the way they should go so that when they are old they will not depart from it (Proverbs 22:6). We come from many walks Read More …

Virtual Memoria Press Classical Convention 3/19-21! (Speakers, curriculum on display, etc!)

Memoria Press Convention

Corona virus can’t keep us down!  Friends, I have to share the coolest thing with you–Memoria Press (at this moment–and all Friday and Saturday) is doing a virtual homeschool convention!  You sign up here (it’s free!) https://www.memoriapress.com/2020-conventions-calendar/And you’ll instantly get sent links to go to the curriculum fair or to the speaker lecture.  The speaker is speaking right now and they’ll Read More …