Six Little Changes that make a BIG Difference

Well, we have begun another school year. You would think that with one child who is closer to the end than the beginning, and the number of years that we have homeschooled, another school year would be breezy. But this year has its own unique challenges. She is now a working woman, teaching others to […]

Nurturing a Non-STEM Career Path

When a baby joins the family, it would seem as if every hope and dream of Mom and Dad is wrapped up in a 7-pound bundle of joy. As the child grows, his first steps, his first word, and yes, his first day of school are the content of a parent’s most precious memories. This […]

It Might Not Be the Perfect Start, But…(it will still be good)

My mind began to drift on yesterday as I listened to Pastor—not the normal sundry thoughts from what’s for lunch to why is it always so cold in here, but purposeful drifting.   I would almost call it life application thoughts.   You see, our pastor has been speaking for months now from Psalms 1, about the […]

5 Ways to Make Difficult Topics Easier

I am convinced that in any given homeschool, there are subjects that are given more than their share of attention, and then there are those that sometimes get a bit, well, neglected, for one simple reason: Mom and/or Dad’s interest and enthusiasm about that particular topic.   I constantly meet parents who talk in terms of […]

Does Your Planner Have Room for God?

It’s funny how much of a home educator’s emotion can become tied into the state of the homeschool environment.   I am sure that, at least in part, this connection has everything to do with the amount of time and energy we pour into curriculum, lesson plans, and all matters education.   Personally, I find that, if […]

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