As my kids get older, it can be easy to forget how much influence I still have on them. They still look to me for approval.
One day it took me two hours to get to work. After a great deal of thought and research, we left it all behind and moved to Oregon.
As readers, our most important task is to identify and understand the central problem—the conflict—in a story.
My parents were never antagonistic, but it still took time for them to become enthusiastic supporters of homeschooling.
God has given you the potential to influence your son's life powerfully, so God is calling you to learn more about him!
In order for your children to be "salt and light" they must first be brought up to walk in the Light.
By learning what others have done before us, we are able to use critical thinking to guide our families in truth.
If we have sheltered our family in the Word of God and built our foundation on the Rock, then we have a shelter in the storm.
I’m a frugal home educator and an enthusiastic believer in the value of educational travel. A journey doesn’t just teach—it inspires.
That garden may be growing beans or daisies, but in the child’s heart, eternal seeds are growing.
If your children are taking tests this year, here is some advice from one who has a love-hate relationship with the process.
In the area of sexuality and moral integrity of our children, we are in a state of emergency. This is not a test!
Barna’s proclamation that an average 70% of teens will leave the church after high school graduation honestly doesn't scare me.
Gardening is a mirror of our homeschool journey, both requiring the understanding that small seeds lead to bountiful harvests.
If you have a large enough family, you’re likely to have a child who develops a "Hate of Learning" attitude at some point.
It’s challenging to know how to help kids who are grieving news of other kids’ tragic deaths, such as in the Boston bombings.
Our neighborhood tea parties were so much fun, and they provided an opportunity to teach manners, politeness, and even prayer.
There are great things you can do with computers: play music, view websites, do research, interact with people, and much more.
Obviously, the best toys here won’t be the best toys for everyone, but there are some things we’ve considered as we’ve purchased toys: