Choosing Rest in the Midst of Homeschooling

Rest? Seriously? How in the world are you supposed to rest in the midst of piles of laundry, meals, homeschooling, outside activities, curriculum decisions, teaching older children while trying to keep your toddlers from swinging from the ceiling fan, not to mention...

After Apple Picking: Conclusions, Confessions and Callings

This talk is retrospective of Missy’s 23-year career homeschooling 6 children K-12. Robert Frost’s poem, “After Apple Picking,” provokes reflections on the work and the fruit of Missy’s homeschooling. In this “view from the top” of the homeschooling mountain, she...

Working Homeschool Moms: How You Can Be a Working Mom Pro

You want to homeschool, but you need to work too. Can you do it all? Yes you can! In this session, you will discover how a mom of 3, teaching at 2 online schools, director of a nonprofit and owner of a learning solutions company finds time to balance work, home and...

Losing Your Way on the Journey

The journey of homeschooling is good, but it’s not easy! Many of us start our homeschool journey excited with great visions and goals. Then the reality of the daily grind of homeschooling and all its challenges hits, and our excitement goes from a blazing fire to a...