Often Dad works outside the home, and it takes more forethought to develop his relationship with the kids. But it can be done!
Putting a routine into place will be the single most helpful weapon in your arsenal to assure homeschooling success.
“How hard can it be? We find a script, we rehearse, and then we put on one little show. It wouldn’t be that difficult, would it?”
"Mom, you have always taught us that God is sovereign and God is good. When are you going to start living that way again?”
Choices make kids feel smart, but choices don’t necessarily make them wise. Sound strange? Listen to this.
Intentional plagiarism constitutes theft. Make sure your students have a thorough understanding of academic integrity.
Even as Latin and Greek are getting tossed out of public schools, home educators are doubling their efforts to invite them in.
“Mom, can I go to real school?” I remember my 8-year-old asking me that question like it was yesterday.
Grief is a language our hearts must learn if we ever want to find true peace as the parent of a child who has died before birth.
When asked, "What about socialization?" are we really answering critics in the best way possible?
I need to find fresh motivation every January. Really, what is it that keeps me doing this very difficult act of homeschooling?
With each passing day, our children grow up in seemingly small ways. Then we blink and they are setting up homes of their own!
After the decorations have been put away and we’re back to routines, let’s give ourselves the rest of the winter to clean and organize
What other activity lifts the spirits of a homeschooling mom more than shopping for new materials?
The temptation to overfill our schedules with activities is even stronger with homeschoolers than it is within the culture at large.
In this edition of "Kids Talk About God" children weigh in on how to best pray for our country and our country's leaders.
“They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength” (Isaiah 40:31).
A general understanding of what is involved in art education is probably more valuable to the homeschooler than any artistic talent.
It’s tempting focus on romance, but when children are involved, you must make wise decisions that reflect God’s best for all of you.
- January 08, 2013 |