Homeschooling In the Midst of Suffering

Homeschooling In the Midst of Suffering

As parents, we often want to shield our children from the painful conditions of our world. We regard ourselves as their guardians, their protectors. But unfortunately, there are times when our children inevitably witness sufferings that we have no control over—trauma,...
Be Watchful, Dads

Be Watchful, Dads

I remember when I was seventeen, driving my father’s Oldsmobile in Charlotte. I had gone with two high school friends to check out the university. I remember it like it was yesterday, driving down Independence Boulevard, feeling like I might as well be in New York...
The Joy of Homeschooling Together

The Joy of Homeschooling Together

Let the rivers clap their hands; let the hills sing for joy together. Psalm 98:8 What brings you joy or delight? Is it walking on a beach hand in hand with the love of your life against the quiet backdrop of a stunning sunrise? Is it preparing a big holiday meal in...
Reflections of a Retired Homeschool Mama

Reflections of a Retired Homeschool Mama

As many of you are planning out a new school year, excited, anticipating what lies ahead, I am reflecting on my years of homeschooling. It has been a full year since I closed our homeschool (at the time of writing this article.) We graduated our last son at the NCHE...