When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

23 Aug 2017 In our sixteen years of homeschooling, we have had very few scheduled field trips. We have, however, enjoyed quite a few fairly spontaneous ones. We have learned over the years, you could say, to make lemonade when life gives us lemons. Last year one of my...
We Were Fashioned for Faith

We Were Fashioned for Faith

16 Aug 2017 One summer night during a severe thunderstorm, a mother was tucking her small son into bed. She was about to turn the light off when he asked in a trembling voice, “Mommy, will you stay with me all night?” Smiling, the mother gave him a warm,...
You Can Do It Alone

You Can Do It Alone

Since my daughter, Olivia, was born five years ago, I knew I desperately wanted to homeschool her. I was mortified at the options available in my local school system, and my daughter’s safety was of my highest concern. Once I was able to arrange to work from home, I...
Where God Guides, He Provides

Where God Guides, He Provides

14 Jun 2017 When my husband and I discussed having children, we always knew that we would homeschool them. As a child, I had always enjoyed playing school with my dolls and little sister. The opportunity to teach my children at home seemed like a dream, almost too...
Moving from Discipline to Discipleship

Moving from Discipline to Discipleship

3 May 2017 The last time my mom tried to spank me, I was just about as big as she was. Of course, my mother is a pretty small lady! As she approached me in the hallway with the discipline utensil, I reasoned with her, “Mom, can’t we talk about this?” “No!” was her...