Black History Needs More Than a Month

We attend a predominately African-American church in the city–a large church located in the middle of the “hood,” a church with an eye for social justice and community uplift. Celebrating the contributions of people who look like us is a regular, integral portion of our time together. Yet as I grow older, I realize how […]

Why Peace is Important in Your Homeschool

In an earlier post, I talked about the ongoing impact of non-traditional entrants into the traditional homeschooling community. One dynamic I discussed is that there are more conferences that are specific to these non-traditional audiences, where mentorship is strongly encouraged and race, color, and ethnicity are relished as valuable attributions for teaching. I spoke to […]

The Fall/Winter Garden: A Lesson in Self-Care

When you live in an area with this kind of heat, there are few joys in being outside during the summer months. But then the cooler months arrive, and what becomes bitter cold to many is, in the words of Goldilock’s Baby Bear, just right…for the gardener, that is. Someone posed a question as to […]

3 Reasons I am Thankful for Homeschooling

My blog posts, or lack thereof, are perhaps reflective of what our lives have been as of late. Rather than offer an extended apology, I will simply trust that those who have been faithful subscribers all these years are still here, and the Lord is leading those who need encouragement to this little corner.  We began […]

How Homeschooling Can Heal

Yes, I am still here. Life has been extremely busy in the last few months, and blogging has taken the appropriate back seat to managing a home and all the associated caps that come with it. If we skip to the highlight reel, We survived Halloween (we’re not celebrators). Thank goodness it was unseasonably cold, […]

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