Homeschooling by Force, Fear, or Faith?

Homeschooling by Force, Fear, or Faith?

Spring 2022/Rachael Carman Twenty-six years—that’s how long it’s been since we began this journey. And this May, we’ll cross the finish line. We’ll graduate our youngest. In the early days, it seemed like we’d never graduate the oldest, but somewhere in the middle,...
Homeschool—Why Am I Doing It?

Homeschool—Why Am I Doing It?

Spring 2022/Cheryl Carter Over the years, my opinions about home education have evolved. I used to think I did it as an alternative to school; now, I see home education as a lifestyle of learning. I was obsessed with finding just the right textbook or method. Yet, I...
Fresh Start

Fresh Start

Spring 2022/Jennifer Smith When talking with homeschool moms, I frequently hear that they are discouraged because they think their teaching method or curriculum isn’t working. “I don’t know why it isn’t working,” they say. “Lots of people rave about how great this...
The Power of Pause

The Power of Pause

Spring 2022/Te’Essence Mack When you find yourself pregnant, sick, moving to a new home, and homeschooling three children all within the winter months during a global pandemic, you face two options. One, you can cry, and or two you can activate one of the...
Children in Nature

Children in Nature

Spring 2022/Jessica Frierson If your children are anything like mine, they love to spend time outdoors. Rain or shine, cold and snowy (especially snowy!) or warm and dry, they can’t wait to run outside. If they aren’t outdoors, there’s a good chance they can be found...