Hidden Treasures Pt. 1: Learning from the Elderly in our Lives

by Jessica Frierson, March 2022 The house was burning down around them, and six-year-old Emery couldn’t get two-year-old Hazel to put her spoon down so he could get her out of her highchair and escape the flames.  That is the incredible story my children’s grandfather...

Reasons to Homeschool: Positive Socialization and Character Development

by Diane Helfrich, August 2021 Once a child enters our lives, we start thinking about the years to come—their first words and steps turn into school, graduation, and college, and then, we hope, a successful launch to adulthood. Part of how well our child negotiates...

Reasons to Homeschool: Academic Success

by Diane Helfrich, August 2021 “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” William Butler Yeats In a nutshell, this describes for me the difference between homeschooling and public education. We discover and feed gifts and passions in our...