The Five Ps of Picking Curriculum

The Five Ps of Picking Curriculum

Spring 2019 / by T.K. Chapman Ah, spring! The trees are budding, the flowers are blooming, and the birds and bugs are emerging. Homeschool catalogs appearing in your mailbox. An unmistakable freshness and newness permeates the air. It’s the time of year when many...
The Sunny Mrs. Dorsey

The Sunny Mrs. Dorsey

Fall 2018 / by Sarah Hicks When I was in sixth-grade, my science teacher was Mrs. Dorsey. She had blonde hair that looked like cotton candy and a slightly mischievous glint in her eye. Mrs. Dorsey stood on her desk and sang memorization songs about mitosis while...
The Value of Grit

The Value of Grit

Spring 2018 / by Diane Helfrich I retired after homeschooling for fourteen years. Our school graduated two students who moved on to college and then graduate school. Ours was not a perfect journey—far from it. We weathered multiple significant illnesses. We also lived...