Author Archives: nathankathy

About nathankathy

Nathan and Katherine Born are two Christians trying to serve God as best they can.

Home Organization and Rewards, Again

When we first started homeschooling grade level in 2012, I took the summer before to get our home life running a bit more smoothly, and it really paid off.  We instituted a system for chores (see post here: Restore Sanity) … Continue reading

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Easter Party!

We had an Easter “picnic” party this year, to try to get to know our new neighbors.  It was a blast!  Except..so much for the “picnic” part.  We got snow the whole day before the party, so the day of … Continue reading

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Many Waters

There’s a book by Madeline L’Engle by this name, and it refers to the Bible verse, “Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, he would … Continue reading

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Camp cooking

We are camping in the trailer and have a potluck to go to tonight. As I am still setting up the stuff everywhere I was thinking of just picking something up on the way….but then I got inspired to make … Continue reading

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Terrestrial 

I had a thought today as I was cleaning about what the word terrestrial means. Space is vast. So vast that humanity simply cannot believe that we are the only living beings in existence – that this tiny “Goldilocks” planet … Continue reading

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Summer Fun days

“Go Outside and Play!”  That’s been my standard line all day.  We’ve had Fall come upon us already, leaves falling, rain every day…until today.  Sunny and warm!  So we kicked the kids outside while we made chocolate birthday cakes.  They … Continue reading

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Kids can cook?

The answer is, of course they can.  Many kids and younger siblings would die of starvation if they didn’t manage to learn basic survival skill #1: Getting something to eat.  I remember one aspect that was mind-blowing during our visit … Continue reading

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