The Daily Grind

By Guest Contributor Whitney Cranford Crowell My mom’s friend Jane is the kind of person who calls it like she sees it. Years ago, after a harrowing day of wrangling her three small children, she eyed my mother with a frazzled look. “The problem with parenting,” she...

The Homeschool Marathon

It has been thrilling for our board to help families who will be homeschooling for the first time this year. And through offering things like diplomas and college scholarships, this year it has also been our privilege to help many families finish their homeschool...

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,...