My Third Time Through High School

My last cycle of high school history with my last high schooler. I need a moment. The question, “So, what grade are you in?” is often an interesting one for a homeschooled kid. The truth is that we have been in 9th grade, with the exception of wrapping up 8th grade science and history. Grammar? […]

What to Consider When Your First Day of Homeschooling is in January

I wrote this article on last year for publishing on another website. Are you beginning your homeschool journey with school-aged children in January? If so, keep reading to briefly cover the legal requirements of beginning to homeschool. The bigger task–though well worth it–might be adjusting to life at home as teacher/mom/dad with your new “student(s).”   […]

The Fall Festival, Sophomore Year Ballet

There is a reality of dancing at the college level. You are indeed, a student athlete, just with a different uniform and no cheerleaders to jump around when you reach your goal. All the sweat equity, all the late nights and early mornings, and all the extra food fuel? They all become yours. There are hours […]

Traveling as Education

I still have a post among my drafts entitled, “At the Homeschool in my Head.” I never finished it from a first day of school years ago, but the concept is simple: what  happens around that kitchen table often looks markedly different than what we envision. After reading Charlotte Mason’s approach to education, I dreamed […]

Portraying Diversity in History Curriculum–An Interview

  If you do not follow Demetria Zinga of Christian Homeschool Moms, you are missing out on a treat. This lady has been around for a minute now, encouraging, enlightening, and equipping. She is a fellow blogger, author and homeschooling parent. Her additional gifting, however, is in helping other moms like us, i.e., stay-at-home moms with business […]

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