Dads Are Plan A with a Powerful Backup

Dads Are Plan A with a Powerful Backup

18 Jun 2014 “It’s a good thing for kids to have daddies. They protect them.” Those words were spoken by my three-year-old grandson, Blake, to his father. In a world increasingly losing its mind about the importance of fathers, leave it to a toddler to cut to the...
Understanding Achievement Test Scores

Understanding Achievement Test Scores

14 May 2014 Once you have chosen an achievement test and administered it, the final step of the annual process is interpreting the score report. I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling that this can be the most intimidating step. The typical score report seems to have more...
Upon a Life I Have Not Lived

Upon a Life I Have Not Lived

7 May 2014 Upon a life I have not lived,Upon a death I did not die,Another’s life, Another’s death,I stake my whole eternity. This hymn by prolific nineteenth century Scottish hymn writer and pastor Horatius Bonar has become my homeschool theme song, both my...
The Value of a Homeschool Conference

The Value of a Homeschool Conference

30 Apr 2014 Dear Friends, Imagine asking a doctor, “Do we need doctors?” or a fire fighter, “Do we need fire fighters?” or a museum curator, “Do we need curators?” Of course each would answer, “Yes!” There is a certain subjectivity with an answer framed from the...