How to Create a World of Fun (For You and Your Children)

How to Create a World of Fun (For You and Your Children)

Fall 2018 / by Dava Banner Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or a homeschooler, you will want various activities with friends to enrich your life. Sometimes, you immediately see where you can plug in, and sometimes, you have to dig a little. If you are...

Six Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Homeschooling

Six Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Homeschooling

Fall 2018 / by T.K. Chapman Looking back twelve years to the beginning of our homeschooling journey, I remember well the questions swirling around in my mind. How will we do this? What’s the best way to teach this? Am I doing this right? Did I make a...

Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me

Fall 2018 / by Amanda Garner As I stand on the verge of another school year, I can’t help but reflect on the incredible journey I’ve taken down this path called homeschooling. After a decade and a half, I’m amazed at how far I’ve come and how much I’ve...

What to Teach When

What to Teach When

Fall 2018 / by Ivey Deitz How does a homeschool parent know what to teach and when to teach it? What do children need to learn to prepare them for their future? What resources are available to make sure your homeschool is on track as your children progress...

What Is Happening in Your Daughter’s Life?

What Is Happening in Your Daughter’s Life?

Fall 2018 / by Matthew McDill What is happening in your daughter’s life? I think this is a particularly good question for fathers. Stop and think about that question for a moment. How would you answer? Do you feel like you know? Now, think of all the...

Homeschool Lesson Planning

Homeschool Lesson Planning

Fall 2018 / by Tami Fox As the summer days start growing shorter, we start looking at the calendar and thinking about lesson plans for the new school year. Lesson planning seems like a daunting task for many of you. You may not know where to start. You...

If You Don’t Spend One-on-One Time with Your Children, You Should!

If You Don’t Spend One-on-One Time with Your Children, You Should!

Spring 2018 / by Christina Parker Brown I remember when I was a child still living in Miami, probably about eight or nine years old. My aunt was in the Army, and she would come to visit us a few times a year. What I remember most about her visits is that every time...

Six Things to Do When Your Child Is Being Picked On

Six Things to Do When Your Child Is Being Picked On

Spring 2018 / by Hal and Melanie Young Homeschoolers tend to think that their children won’t need to worry about bullies. Some may have started homeschooling to get away from bullies. It’s also true that homeschooling parents are more involved in their...

They’ll Turn Out Okay

They’ll Turn Out Okay

Spring 2018 / by Evelyn Bickley The stress. The anxiety. Every homeschool parent has experienced these same doubts and fears: I may be doing this wrong. Surely a “professional” would be doing a better job! I don’t know everything! Maybe I won’t teach them...

Start Studying Now to Compete in the 2019 National Geographic Bee

Start Studying Now to Compete in the 2019 National Geographic Bee

Spring 2018 / by Tiffany Broome “I remember the moment almost perfectly. The question was, ‘One of the major stops along the Pan American highway is the capital of Costa Rica. Name this city.’ The first words that came to my head were San Jose, so quick...