As a mom, I think often of our children and how I should prepare them to hear from God. Here are some concrete ways.
- July 30, 2014 |
I look forward to the changing seasons, but I'm overwhelmed at the terrifying fashions bombarding me from the store racks.
- July 28, 2014 |
Many cultures adopt Christian morality. But what happens when the dominant culture is no longer Christian?
- July 25, 2014 |
Do you have a child who is suffering with a pain so deep that they feel a need to cut, medicate, or even desire to commit suicide?
- July 23, 2014 |
Simply put, Common Core is an educational lab experiment with no evidence of success and our children are the guinea pigs.
- July 21, 2014 |
As homeschool mothers, one of our most important jobs—maybe the most important?—is to teach our children how to think
- July 18, 2014 |
Are you stashing treats away for care packages? Noticing credit card offers coming in...for your child? College looms!
- July 16, 2014 |
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 |