Gardening is a mirror of our homeschool journey, both requiring the understanding that small seeds lead to bountiful harvests.
"Dear Dad, I am not sending your grandkids to school. John and I have decided to homeschool the kids."
As you read about my ten years of burnout, I hope you will discover the hidden blessings and even the benefits it can offer.
Iinstead of worrying about WHY you're so disorganized, concentrate on making the situation BETTER.
- July 07, 2014 |
As a special needs parent, a field trip presents you with challenges many other parents do not think about.
- July 04, 2014 |
Many students are choosing homeschooling due to burgeoning athletic careers. How do parents strike a balance?
- July 02, 2014 |
One of the biggest lies is that a good leader has to do it all. This expectation is impossible and a sure path to burnout.
- June 30, 2014 |
It sounds like a simple question, but unfortunately, the legalities of homeschooling can be a tricky matter.
- June 27, 2014 |
Operating a micro-business is a superb way for young people to apply the knowledge and ability they acquire through their studies.
- June 25, 2014 |
If we expect -and verbalize- that our children will be trouble, we also put that thought into the minds of our children.
- June 23, 2014 |
Take several homeschooled boys, a pile of LEGO bricks, a robot, and a challenge to solve, and you get a LEGO robotics team!
- June 20, 2014 |
"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." -- Mark Twain
- June 18, 2014 |
It’s an age-old dilemma: for generations, parents have been struggling to manufacture additional increments of time.
- June 16, 2014 |
If you find yourself in charge of everything during a crisis, here are some tips that really helped my family.
- June 13, 2014 |
How in the world did our 15 year old graduate at such a young age? We let her proceed and watched her progress.
- June 11, 2014 |
I never in my life planned to homeschool. It sounded like some type of weird and extremist way of raising kids.
- June 09, 2014 |
For those of us who are not art history majors, teaching art and history simultaneously can be overwhelming.
- June 06, 2014 |
How do homeschooled teens know when, where, how, and what kind of test they need to take?
- June 04, 2014 |
For many, silence and solitude is an essential part of keeping a quiet and content heart.
- June 02, 2014 |