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  • ISBN: 9780-986043307
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Page Count: 64
  • Publisher: The Learning Parent

Uncle Rick’s Holiday Book: Appreciating the Real Meaning of America’s Special Days (Rick Boyer)

$19.95 $14.95

Large, 8″ x 11″ volume – filled with beautiful full-color photos and famed Americana artwork!

For the last few decades, Americans have been losing their understanding of our history and heritage. One of the symptoms of this problem is the fact that we no longer realize the signifigance of our national holidays. When Uncle Rick was a boy in school, everybody knew that Thanksgiving was a time of giving thanks to God, as the Pilgrims did in colonial days. Everybody visited the cemeteries on Memorial Day, honoring those who died in war to keep us free and remembering their departed loved ones.

But most schools don’t teach the truth about our holidays any more, so parents must be sure their children learn at home. Now, Uncle Rick has written his Holiday Book for parents and kids to read together. He hopes you enjoy it as your family rediscovers our Christian and patriotic heritage.

Included in the book are suggestions from Marilyn on practical ideas to add meaning to your celebrations.

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Uncle Rick’s Holiday Book

Appreciating the Real Meaning of America’s Special Days

A large, 8″ x 11″ volume!  Uncle Rick’s Holiday Book is filled with beautiful full-color photos and famed Americana artwork!

For the last few decades, Americans have been losing their understanding of our history and heritage. One of the symptoms of this problem is the fact that we no longer realize the significance of our national holidays. When Uncle Rick was a boy in school, everybody knew that Thanksgiving was a time of giving thanks to God, as the Pilgrims did in colonial days. Everybody visited the cemeteries on Memorial Day, honoring those who died in war to keep us free and remembering their departed loved ones.

But most schools don’t teach the truth about our holidays any more.  So parents must be sure their children learn at home. Now, Uncle Rick has written his Holiday Book for parents and kids to read together. He hopes you enjoy it as your family rediscovers our Christian and patriotic heritage.

Included in Uncle Rick’s Holiday Book are suggestions from Marilyn on practical ideas to add meaning to your celebrations.

Days Included in Uncle Rick’s Holiday Book

  1. February 22: George Washington’s Birthday
  2. Spring: The Resurrection of Jesus
  3. May 30: Memorial Day
  4. June 14: Flag Day
  5. July 4: Independence Day
  6. September 14: The Star-Spangled Banner
  7. October 12: Columbus Day
  8. November 11: Veteran’s Day
  9. 4th Thursday of November: Thanksgiving
  10. December 25: Christmas

Ideas for Meaningful Celebrations

About the Authors

Do you know Uncle Rick and his wife?  Rick and Marilyn Boyer are true pioneers of the home education movement. They began teaching the eldest of their fourteen children at home in 1980. They still actively home school their three youngest children today.

Rick and Marilyn have authored several books on home education and Christian parenthood and have spoken at conferences all across America and in several foreign countries. Their books have been translated into a number of foreign languages and have circulated around the world. Their ministry, The Learning Parent, encourages parents through the resources they publish, their speaking ministry, and articles published in leading home schooling magazines.

Marilyn is always appreciated for her keen and warmhearted insights into parenting. Rick, with his humorous, folksy style has been called “the Will Rogers of the home schooling movement.”

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