Choose a Clear Finish Line

Choose a Clear Finish Line

I stood on tiptoes, peering over the shoulders of those crowded into the stands, hoping, as the others around me, to catch a glimpse of my beloved athlete. The white line stretching across the lanes was an invisible dam, holding back the flood of runners waiting to...
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...
In Over Your Head?

In Over Your Head?

Do you feel like you are in over your head? Even after homeschooling for over seventeen years, I still have this experience. Sometimes I feel like my little boy sitting in this great big red chair. This homeschooling thing is so big, and I’m just me! I’m...
Dark to Light—Rough to Smooth

Dark to Light—Rough to Smooth

Are you a new homeschooler beginning your first year, questioning if you have made the right choice for your family? Maybe you are moving into the high school years for the first time, fearing that you will ruin your child’s chances for good colleges. Perhaps, you...