Parents often ask my wife Missy and me why we give classic literature such a prominent place in our curriculum.
“Word calling” is a left-brain task, while creating a "picture"of those words is the responsibility of the right-brain hemisphere.
The first Greek epic was invented even before the Greek alphabet was finished.
Raising sons is a joy. Here are the five things every son must hear from Dad.
One of the best pieces of advice for any student is to read classic literature. But what makes writing "classic" or "great"?
Maybe you’ve been wondering about the ins and outs of co-op and questioning whether or not to join. If so, here are some tips.
As you read about my ten years of burnout, I hope you will discover the hidden blessings and even the benefits it can offer.
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?
The ancient Greeks invented drama—and not the kind our kids invent when asked to mow the yard or wash the dishes.
I need to find fresh motivation every January. Really, what is it that keeps me doing this very difficult act of homeschooling?