Multiple studies over 30 years have consistently found positive things associated with homeschooling.
Counter to what some people might think, I find that the most irresponsible teens come from the most responsible parents...
Sometimes, it's the simplest activities in your very own kitchen that impress important truths into a child's memories.
By now I expect you have seen a video of someone putting Mentos candies into an open bottle of Diet Coke...
How can you possibly enjoy sleeping underneath the stars, cooking over a campfire, or hiking along hidden paths without the opportunity to learn while you’re at it? Let’s get started!
- April 17, 2012 |
When painful circumstances arise, our first impulse is to pick our kids up or bail them out. But hurtful experiences in our children's lives are catalysts for their spiritual growth - and ours.
- April 17, 2012 |
Exposure to classical music, art, and drama will enrich your children’s lives now and as they grow. You may even discover a budding Picasso or Pavarotti living right under your roof.
The departure from godliness by scores of young people who have been brought up in Christian homes is cause for real alarm. What are well-meaning parents missing in the training of their children?
We will try three wind experiments to help us investigate the wind in our areas of the world, what causes it, and what it carries.
Defense by deflection postpones the glory of grace
Nautical navigation fills a broad spectrum of techniques and crafts from simple rafts to ocean liners.
What are we running for? What are we running toward?
I recently received an email from a mom who asked, “…at what age do you think children begin to understand what their passions are?"
In honor of Holy Week, I want to give you a valuable lesson on betrayal and forgiveness that you can share with children...
We reveal to ourselves and others what is important to us by the way we celebrate. Is the season before Easter mainly a hassle or is it a time of considering God's work in our lives?
“YOU may homeschool, but I couldn’t,” a mom a year tells me.
For most ODD (Organizational Deficit Disorder) and un-ODD children alike, color-coding works wonders. Here's how our family has implemented the strategy.
I used to be the kind of mom that felt threatened when others offered help or advice -- as if I weren’t a good enough mother in my own right.
Sometimes I wonder whatever happened to that spontaneous, flirtatious girl that Jay wrote love songs to...
- February 28, 2012 |