Casting a Vision Using Biographies

Casting a Vision Using Biographies

Spring 2020/ Diane Helfrich A young man born in Ohio grew up with an enormous sense of curiosity. He became deaf at a young age, was hyperactive by today’s standards, and the school kicked him out after only twelve weeks, saying he was uneducable. His mother...
The Value of Grit

The Value of Grit

Spring 2018 / by Diane Helfrich I retired after homeschooling for fourteen years. Our school graduated two students who moved on to college and then graduate school. Ours was not a perfect journey—far from it. We weathered multiple significant illnesses. We also lived...
The Art of Transition

The Art of Transition

Graduate 2018 / by Diane Helfrich Graduation is right around the corner. A university has sent an offer to your child, who, in excitement has accepted. You are wrapping up your school-year and starting to think about the graduation ceremony, the party with friends and...
Dark to Light—Rough to Smooth

Dark to Light—Rough to Smooth

Fall 2017 / by Diane Helfrich Are you a new homeschooler beginning your first year, questioning if you have made the right choice for your family? Maybe you are moving into the high school years for the first time, fearing that you will ruin your child’s chances for...