Changes and Reflections: From the Rear-View Mirror

Changes and Reflections: From the Rear-View Mirror

Graduate 2020/ Diane Helfrich It has been six years since I graduated my last homeschooled child and sent her off into the world. In these six years, I have had a bit of time to reflect on things I might have done differently. The wisdom I hoped to impart to both of...

The Best Seat in the House

After around 20 minutes of listening to amazing music at an outdoor, open-air, pavilion, I realized that I had been watching the projected image of the musicians on the big screen instead of the actual musicians. When I turned my focus to the stage, there was a...

Summer Reading Goals

There was a mother who had a plan and bingo was its name-o. B-I-N-G-O! Visual helps like progress charts are a great way for homeschool parents to help their children stay motivated with long-term goals (like more reading and less screen time this summer.) This month,...

Hello, Handicrafts!

Handicrafts are handmade items that are usually decorative, ornamental, or utilitarian. From the knotted and woven Anatolian prayer rugs of Turkey, to the baskets of the Pima people of Southern Arizona, handicrafts can be found all around the globe. In fact, some...